Tigers too strong for the Baggies

SIMON SAYS JUMP: Swifts' Jorja Folkes and Courtney Morrow apply pressure on their Pimpinio opponent. Picture: Trish Ralph.

SIMON SAYS JUMP: Swifts' Jorja Folkes and Courtney Morrow apply pressure on their Pimpinio opponent. Picture: Trish Ralph.

Swifts will continue its search for a fifth win after suffering a loss to Pimpinio at the weekend.

The Baggies were unable to contain Pimpinio up forward, going down 58-43 in a high scoring affair. 

The Tigers had the edge on Swifts from the start, leading by five goals at the first break. 

It was a really good team game from all of the girls.

Ash Brooks

A 13-8 second quarter extended that lead to 10 by half time. 

Any chance of a comeback were quickly shut down in the third quarter, with the visitors scoring 17 goals to blow the margin out to 19. 

Drew Smith moved from centre to the goal shooter in the final period, which proved to be a successful move. 

Smith shot 10 of the Baggies’ 16 final quarter goals, winning the term 16-12 and cutting the final margin to 15.  

Pimpinio assistant coach Ash Brooks said her side worked well together. 

“We defended well down the court,” she said.

“It was a really good team game from all of the girls.”

Jade Cleary was easily best on court for Swifts, shooting 23 goals. 

Courtney Morrow was once again solid in the mid court for the Baggies.

Kelsey Hamilton and Jenelle Baker were best on court for the Tigers, scoring 29 goals each.