August 21, 2016
The Netball Preliminary Finals were played in Nanango on Friday evening, with six players travelling back especially from a school camp to take part.
In the Juniors grade, Purple Lightning (Nanango) defeated Sassy Sisters (Nanango).
Purple Lightning will now play the undefeated Dynamites (Kingaroy) in the Junior Grand Final.
In Cadets grade, Team Sassy (Nanango) defeated Cheetahs (Kingaroy) in a fierce and hard-fought match.
Nanango Netball Club president Sheena Lindholm said it was an extremely well-played netball game, which saw skill and talent shine through.
At quarter time, the teams were level with Team Sassy ahead by just five goals at half-time.
Cheetahs fought back in the third quarter to take the lead by a nail-biting one point but, with a loud home crowd behind them, Team Sassy won through in the last quarter to claim their Grand Final spot.
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Schedule for Grand Final Day at Nanango (August 26):
- 4:30pm – Midget Final Game
- 4:30pm – Junior Grand Final – Dynamites v Purple Lightning
- 5:30pm – Presentation of Midget and Junior Grand Final trophies, opening of the Brick Wall
- 6:30pm – Cadet Grand Final – Ferocious Pandas v Team Sassy
- 7:30pm – Presentation of Cadet Grand Final trophy presentation
Spectators have been invited to come along and watch the girls in action.