The Sheffield Hatters U16’s Premier team began the new season with an away win at Derby Trailblazers. They got off to a slow start and were down by 19-12 at the end of the first quarter. The girls began to shake off the cob-webs and approached the second quarter with a more determined mind-set. At the end of the quarter the score was much closer 28-27, Derby under pressure but leading by 1 point.
Eventually, the Hatters dogged pressure on defence and decisive baskets scored by lead scorer Abbey which led to a Hatters victory. Final score 51-60 A good opening win and test of character for the girls. On to the next!!!!
Match Report by Gianah