KOLORA Noorat has survived another challenge, this time from Nirranda, to keep in touch with top spot.
The Power knocked off the Blues by 13 points on the weekend to lock away a top two spot with five rounds remaining.
Kolora Noorat cannot drop out of the top two with three more matches and a bye to come, with only the task of chasing down Old Collegians’ percentage in the second half of the season.
On the weekend the Power had a scare early trailing Nirranda by seven points at quarter time.
Kolora Noorat got back on top in the second term booting four goals to one, before maintaining their advantage heading into the final term with an 11-point lead.
The Power booted three goals to two and made the most of their opportunities to win 11.9 (75) to 8.14 (62).
Sam Harkin and Ben Fraser booted three goals apiece for the Power, while Peter Moloney, Lachlan Mackay and Harkin were named in the best.
Kolora Noorat reserves continued their strong season with a narrow two-point win over Nirranda.
The Power trailed at every break but refused to give in throughout the low scoring contest.
After cutting the deficit to a point by the final break, Kolora Noorat booted two goals to one in the final term to break away and win 5.11 (41) to 5.9 (39).
Martin Wynd booted two majors while Warren Attrill, Michael Tebble and Tyler Beasley were named among the Power’s best.
Kolora Noorat’s under 17.5s enjoyed a large 69-point win over Nirranda.
The Power led by eight points at quarter time but put the foot down after that, booting five goals to zero to lead by 40 points at the main break.
A further five goals to one in the second half saw the Power boost their winning margin in the 12.11 (83) to 2.2 (14) win.
Isaac Kenna booted six goals to be named among the best with Nicholas Hoare and Bailey Karney.
Kolora Noorat’s under 14.5s had no trouble blowing aside Nirranda with two of its players reaching double figure goal hauls.
The Power destroyed the Blues 31.16 (202) to 0.0 (0) with Sam Kenna and Riley Scanlon booting 10 goals apiece.
Kolora Noorat booted 15.9 in the first half and 16.7 in the second half to bring up the double ton.
Along with the goal kicking heroes, Ned Payne (four) and Henry Kenna were named in the best.
After a promising start, Kolora Noorat was outplayed by the benchmark Warrnambool and District A grade netball side.
The Power matched it with the Blues early, trailing by just five goals at quarter time and seven goals at the main break.
A third quarter blow out saw Nirranda pile on 13 goals to five to race to a 15-goal lead by the final break.
With the momentum in their favour, the Blues scored 10 goals to eight in the final term to win 52-35.
Jocelyn McDonald scored 24 goals and Emma Lucas finished with 11 to be named among the best with Maddison Hunger.
Kolora Noorat’s A reserve netballers enjoyed a huge 20-goal win over Nirranda.
The Power led by four goals at quarter time and 10 goals at half-time before taking complete control of the match in the third quarter.
Kolora Noorat scored 13 goals to four to effectively end the contest, before finishing with a 10 goals to nine final term to win 46-26.
Lillie Bourke scored 24 goals in the victory, named in the best with Debbie Worland and Hannah Clissold (22).
Kolora Noorat’s B grade netballers held out for a narrow three-goal win over Nirranda.
The Power edged ahead by two goals at quarter time and three goals at half-time before the Blues clawed their way back to level at the final break.
Kolora Noorat scored six goals to three in the final term to claim the four points in the 21-18 victory.
Amy Henry scored nine goals while Courtney McClelland, Maggie Lee (eight) and Siobhan Clifford were named among the Power’s best.
Kolora Noorat’s 17 and under netballers secured a comfortable 14-goal win over Nirranda in their clash.
Level at quarter time, the Power edged ahead with a commanding eight goals to three second quarter to lead by five at the main break.
Kolora Noorat scored five goals to two in the third term and 10 goals to four in the last to win 27-13.
Tori Hutchins scored 18 goals in a best on court performance while Lexi Johnstone and Mahni Beasley were also named among the best.
In the 15 and under clash, Kolora Noorat went down by four goals to Nirranda.
The Power led by a goal at quarter time but after an eight goals to five second term faced a two-goal deficit at the main break.
That deficit increased to four goals by three quarter time and the Power could not bridge the gap in the final term going down 17-13.
Grace Moloney scored seven goals, while Casey Willis, Kasey Gee and Sophie Pearson were named among the Power’s best.
Kolora Noorat’s 13 and under netballers enjoyed an impressive 36-8 victory over Nirranda.
The Power blitzed the Blues 12-1 in the opening term and held a 14-goal lead at half-time.
Not resting on their laurels, the Power continued their dominance in the second half, scoring 13 goals to three in the third term and finishing off with a six goals to two final quarter in a 28-goal victory.
Elizabeth Justin scored 20 goals to be named among the best with Jessica Beasley (16) and Chloe Vick.