Beacons Squads Starting Strong

Beacons Squads Starting Strong

With the new season starting a few weeks ago, it’s been a fantastic run so far for the Beacons netball squads. They are training hard and having fun at the same time which is what we at Beacons strongly believe in!

The five senior squads have had a busy time since the beginning of the season competing in the North West Kent league. The 1st team had a great opening game on September 8th against New Edition and came out strong with a 47-39 win!

Matches on 29th September saw all the teams working hard and showing a great amount of skill on the court. Beacons 2 gained a win this week after a previous draw, as did Beacons 3 who held their own and secured a win against Abbey Angels, whilst Beacons 4 and Beacons 5 had tough games against Chislehurst and Sabina which meant not a win for either team this time but the experience gained and persistence shown on court was inspiring for all watching and all the girls should be very pleased with how they performed.

Beacons U12 and U14 squads are also completing in the Rising Star junior netball league this year.
Our U12 squad have had a great opening to their first league experience, with two consecutive wins under their belt, they are looking like a force to be reckoned with. The first match against Eclipse saw them win 17-2 and the following week an even more impressive result of 47-0 against Swanley. The girls are truly an inspiration!

The U14s are also showing that hard work plays off with lightening performances resulting in wins against Breakaways (29-2) and Club Langley (42-1) so far.

This was followed by a stunning performance by our U16 Junior County League squad in their Qualifying tournament to secure their league place, winning all three matches played (48-11, 52-13, 44-13).

A staggering 638 goals have been scored so far this season across all our teams and just 381 conceded!!

We are super proud of all the effort and determination that every member puts into both training and competitive match play and we can’t wait to see how the season progresses for all of them.

Beacons Under 14 vs Wealdon – Match Report

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Beacons 19 – Wealdon 10

On Saturday 10th of January Beacons Under 14s played Wealdon. It was a slow start and because it was windy, the shooters were struggling as their shots weren’t as accurate as usual. However as the game progressed and the shooters adjusted to the windy conditions, their shooting got better and better.

The score at half time was 7-6 to Wealdon . Our defence remained tight on their players throughout and Kate and Sascha made loads of amazing interceptions. Our centre court worked really well together moving the ball nicely down the court with very few mistakes.

In the second half we really settled into our game and our play improved so much. We began to bring the score back and with everyone working hard all over the court, we managed to overtake Wealdon in the third quarter, beating them comfortably by the final whistle.

At the end of the fourth quarter the final score was 19-10 to Beacons. Overall it was a really good game and everyone tried their best.

Written by Evie (U14 player) and Jade