FOUR clubs won Horsham District Netball Association premierships at Horsham City Oval on Saturday, but the day belonged to Noradjuha-Quantong.
The Bombers clinched back-to-back titles in both the A Grade and B Grade competitions, as well as collecting the 17 and under premiership.
In front of a big crowd, Noradjuha-Quantong’s A Grade side was able to withstand a spirited challenge from Edenhope-Apsley to record a seven-goal victory.
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The Bombers got off to a good start, before the Saints fought back to trail by one goal at quarter time.
Noradjuha-Quantong got on top in the second quarter, shooting 10 goals to four to extend the lead.
In a tight third quarter, Edenhope-Apsley managed to outscore the Bombers by a goal to give them hope of a comeback.
But the Bombers stood strong in a tense final quarter, holding on to win 41-34.
Bomber goal attack Alex Bensen was named best on court.
Noradjuha-Quantong’s B Grade side ended an undefeated season with a 35-21 win over Harrow-Balmoral.
Bomber Yolanda Francis was named best player.
Harrow-Balmoral won back-to-back C Grade titles, edging out Kalkee by a goal in a thriller.
Southern Roos’ Renee McCuish won best on court honours.
Noradjuha-Quantong’s 17 and under side fought back from a fi ve-goal defi cit at half time to beat Kalkee by a goal.
Bomber Sammi Avery was the best player.
Edenhope-Apsley was forced to fight back from a three quarter time deficit to win the 15 and under title.
The Saints managed to beat Kalkee by two goals after a stellar final term.
Kalkee’s Olivia Lawson was named best player.
Kalkee continued its dominance of the 13 and under competition, winning a fourth straight premiership.
Kee Ellie Breuer was best in the side’s nine-goal win against Edenhope-Apsley.
● See Wednesday’s Wimmera Mail-Times for full reports and more photos from the netball grand finals.