Holbrook Brookers belt CDHBU

The Holbrook Brookers A-Grade netballers bounced back to winning ways against CDHBU on Saturday.

The Holbrook Brookers extended their winning run and solidified their second placing on the Hume League first grade ladder on Saturday when belting Coreen-Daysdale-Hopefield-Buraja United (CDHBU) in round 10 of the competition on Saturday.

The Green and Golds recorded 30 scoring shots when winning 14.16-100 to 2.9-21.

Ewan Mackinley slotted six goals, making it 11 goals in two weeks, while Luke Gestier added five of his own, making it 15 goals in three weeks.

Coby Ross was named best on ground in another dominant performance that has Holbrook trailing Osborne by one game.

The Brookers sit comfortably placed on the Hume League ladder, two games clear of the Rand-Walbundrie-Walla and three games clear of a tight-knit pack that includes Brock/Burrum, Henty, Lockhart and CDHBU.

Overall, it was a big day for the club with all grades winning in dominant fashion.

The reserves were good winners when keeping their unbeaten record alive, getting up 21.21-147 to 0.2-2 with Charles White kicking six and Fletcher Parker adding four. 

The under 17s returned to winning ways when belting CDHBU 21.24-150 to 1.0-6.

Jayden Hucker scored six and Jett Liddell added five in the big win.

In an impressive feat, the under 14s kept CDHBU scoreless, winning 16.16-112 to 0.0-0.

Izak Schirmer impressed up front with six goals and Hamish Livermore added four and Holbrook maintained top spot in the competition.

It will be a tougher day at the office for Holbrook on Saturday when making the trip to Henty to take on the Swampies.

Netballers bounce back

Holbrook’s A-Grade netballers bounced back after losing to Lockhart in round nine to beat CDHBU 49-31 in round 10 of the Hume League competition on Saturday. 

The win is important for the Holbrook netballers, who have now won three from their past four games and sit only two wins out of finals contention.

B-Grade were also good 54-27 winners, and after six wins this season, now sit fifth and in a finals position. 

C-Grade went down 38-35 in a close contest, but C-Reserve won their third game of the season, thrashing CDHBU 36-8.

In junior netball, 17s won 54-9, 15s lost 38-36, 13s won 31-17 and 11s won a thrilling contest 17-16.