Rotorua senior netball teams have entered the Championship round and Marist Magic continue to be the dominant force.
They beat Waikite Panthers 51-25 in a game which they had full control over from the get-go.
Both sides started slowly and Marist led 11-4 after the first quarter. However, their superior movement and communication began to tell in the second quarter as they shot out to a 23-11 lead at halftime.
Waikite worked hard in the second half, trying desperately to get back in the game, but the Marist defence was relentless. Marist led 36-19 after three quarters.
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They kept the foot down in the final quarter to win 51-25 and cement their spot as the team to beat this season.
Rotorua netball results for Saturday, May 26
Senior Championship 2018
Marist Magic 51 v Waikite Panthers 25; RGHS Prem 1 62 v Mitchell Downs 28; Kahukura Red 38 v Murupara Stingers 31.
Pikiao Warriors 33 v Tuhoe 33; Marist Rebels 49 v Ngongotaha Gold 20; Whaka Black 40 v Eastside Gurls 1 34.
Kahukura White 66 v Rotoiti Gold 32; Reporoa Rangers 54 v Waikite Flamez 50; Pikiao Raiders 43 v Manawatahi Taiohi 26.
Manawatahi Black 43 v Marist Inferno 34; Kahukura Blue 40 v Waikite Social 35; Ngati Kea Ngati Tuara 47 v Ngongotaha Hapori 39.
Eastside Gurls 2 38 v The Chix 25; Mana 41 v Hinemoa Point 20; KTTTOF GIRLS 31 v The Chix 25; Vegas Lady Bugs 40 v Hinemoa Point 28; Mana 63 v Marist Souls 23.
RLHS Jun A 25 v JPC Coll Y10 Black 17; WHHS Jnr A 22 v JPC Coll Y9 Maroon 16; Rotoiti Juniors Y9&10 22 v RGHS Jnr A 10.
RIN Taonga 19 v RLHS Jnr Gold 12; Kahukura Jun Red 24 v WHHS Jun Dev 15; Rep Coll Y9 &10 30 v RGHS Jnr Maroons 12.
Kahukura Jnr White 20 v JPC Coll Y10 Blue 16; Tawhiuau Tirotiro Y9&10 30 v RLHS Jnr Blue 3.
RGHS Jnr Blue 38 v JPC Coll Y9 Orange 2; WHHS Y9 Blue 31 v WHHS Y9&10 Violet 10.
Open Sec A
JPC Coll Sen A 35 v JPC Coll Y10 White 34; RGHS Jnr Prems 24 v Ngongotaha Pirahnaz 20; RLHS Sen A 29 v Murupara AS Y11-13 27.
Open Sec B
RGHS Prem 2 19 v WHHS Sen A 13; WHHS Sen Dev 24 v Huiarau Tukana Y11-13 23; Nga Wharekura o Rotorua Y11-13 35 v Rep Coll Sen A 20.
Open Sec C
Kahukura Snr Blue 26 v WHHS Sen B 6; RLHS Sen Devel 17 v Rep Coll Sen Deve 16; WHHS Sen Blue 17 v JPC Coll Sen Devel 15.