Oldham kept the same team on the court for the final quarter and the superb defensive unit of Mallinder, Muamba and Diamond kept Westmorland to just 10 goals in the whole game. The attacking unit of McKee, McDermott, Krishna and Rattigan shown their speed and agility to bruise the Westmorland defence by scoring 41 goals
The game ended 41:10
An awesome display cementing Oldham’s place in the North West Region Semi Final
Oldham made the four hour return journey up to Kirby Stephen in the wind and sleet to play their final game in the regional rounds.
Q1 -Oldham U14’s totally dominated the quarter from the first whistle. The ball was turned over and fed back up the court and converted to goals again and again. A massive 22/22 goals scored for the Oldham squad and Westmoreland were unable to put a goal in the net. Quarter 1 score 22-0.
Q2 – Just one change for Oldham this quarter saw Stacey GD, Oldham continued to dominate the game giving Westmoreland nothing. 6 turnovers from Kate Leddy in this quarter secured her player of the match. Oldham converted more balls up the court and into Oldham’s shooting circle with another 100% shooting from both Alex and Berri.
End of first half score Oldham 42 v Westmorland 0.
Q4 – The last quarter saw Alex, Millie and Kate return to court. Another fast powerful quarter as Oldham were a force to be reckoned with. Alex continued to pop goal after goal into the net, continuing her 100% shooting stats. Some fantastic turnovers from Millie, Kate, Georgia and Niamh saw the domination continue. Oldham kept their focus and drive and maintained their awesome shooting performance to end the game on a final score of 63-0.
Shooting stats: Alex Martin 42/42 100%, Berri Neil 13/13 100%, Hannah Diamond 8/9 89%
100% defence record with 39 interceptions leading to Westmorland failing to score!
Outstanding play from everyone
Amazing shooter connection
Top Class defence
Top class centre court with C Kate Leddy topping the interception count and winning
Player of the match!
Player of the match: Kate Leddy
Oldham U14’s have remained unbeaten throughout the rounds scoring a massive 399 goals and only 61 goals scored against them. They have secured their place in the regional playoffs in March. They will meet local rivals Tameside in the semi final.