Parkes Pantherettes played at home against Bathurst Giants at the North Parkes Oval last weekend with Bathurst winning by 7 points. The giants were up and about early in the game and kicked one goal and three behinds. Parkes created a scoring shot from Hallee Pauley-Lestrange and was able to score a behind.
Second quarter Parkes were down by 8 points. Emma ‘Baz’ Barry bamboozled everyone as she gave the ball an almighty roost straight through the big sticks. Ally Hetherington scored a goal, Alex Briton scored two behinds and Felicity Ralph came out of nowhere and scored a behind. Korine Coleman kicked a behind as well to keep the Giants scoreless for the quarter.
At half-time the Panthers were up by 8 points. The Giants just kept on coming, but they were held to one goal and four behinds keeping the Panthers scoreless for the third quarter.
The last quarter started with Bathurst up by 2 points. Felicity Ralph kicked another behind to force the Giants into panic mode. Amy Roseby was pushed up forward to keep Bathurst thinking, within minutes she scored a behind. Bathurst ended up scoring a goal and a behind to take out the match.
By Korine Coleman