On the 24th October the U18s Sheffield Hatters took on the Northamptonshire Titans in their third game of the season. The Hatters took an early lead with a quick 8 unanswered points before Titans were able to score. Throughout the first quarter the Hatters played great defence and their hardwork was rewarded with a 22 point lead at the end of the quarter. Fortunately the Sheffield Hatters kept up the intensity and continued to dominate the game, leaving the score 47-16 at halftime. During the third quarter the Hatters pushed on to score another 26 points to Titans 9. Unfortunately for Northamptonshire, the Hatters continued to remain strong during the final quarter, by scoring 23 points and Titans scored 6. Titans tried their best and fought till the very end, but couldn’t stop the Hatters from taking the game and the game ended 96-34, leaving the Sheffield Hatters undefeated in their first three league games. Next, the Sheffield Hatters take on their rivals Manchester Mystics on Saturday the 31st of October, hoping to make it their fourth successive win of the season.
Scorers: Shauna Harrison 18,Molly Axelby 14, Millie Dooley 13,Courtney Bennett 12, JD Quinn 10, Eleanor Goodwin 10, Zoe Silcock 8, Eleanor Neath 7, Beth Rutherford 4.
Match Report by Beth Rutherford