Wits reigned supreme against Youth of Peace in the Wits Netball internal league.
Yale Village defeated Youth of Peace 26–9 in the Wits netball internal league on Tuesday, August 20, at the at Bozzoli sports pavillion.
The game started off sluggishly but picked up a little after shooter Noluthando Mabelane opened Yale’s scoreboard four minutes into the game. The first quarter ended six goals to two.
Yale dominated the game, securing two more goals just two minutes into the start of the second quarter.
Strengthening their attack, Youth of Peace’s goal attack Mapula Sehoana, tried to close the gap by scoring two goals in quick succession six minutes into the second quarter.
Despite the failed attempts at equalising the score, Youth of Peace went into the fourth quarter with clear determination.
Yale Village’s Zanele Mfene, who played both goal attack and defense received the woman of the match honours.
Mfene said that the game went well, despite her team being one player short. “I usually play center but this time I ended up playing attack and defense because we didn’t have enough players on our side. I feel that we were at an advantage despite this, because the match wasn’t really that challenging,” Mfene said.
Ntanganedzeni Tshinavhe, goalkeeper and acting coach for Youth of Power said that there is always room for improvement.
“As a team we need to improve communication. We also had a delay when the other teams were coming inside the court during the game.
“Maybe we could’ve used that short time to improve on our score,” Tshinavhe told Wits Vuvuzela.
Tshinavhe was referring to supporters who arrived a few minutes before the match ended in preparation for game due to start after his team’s.
Yale village will play Reith on August 22, while Youth of Peace takes on the Eagles on August 27.
FEATURED IMAGE: Youth of Peace could not to equalize the score against Yale village in the Wits netball internal league. Photo: Molebogeng Mokoka
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