The Murupara Stingers have found form at the right point in the season and their hot streak continued with a 58-30 win over Waikite Panthers.

The game, on Saturday, started a little slowly as both sets of shooters found their feet, but Murupara were still able to inch ahead and lead 11-7 after the first quarter.

At the start of the second quarter Murupara hit their straps, scoring 10 points to two to race out to a healthy lead. Waikite came back towards the end of the quarter, but trailed 30-15 at the end of the half.

The third quarter was Waikite's best as they went toe-to-toe with their opposition. The two sides scored 10 points each and Murupara led 40-25 with one quarter left to play.


Murupara turned on the after burners in the final quarter, racing away to a comfortable 58-30 victory. They now sit top of the table alongside Marist Magic with three wins from four games, while Waikite remain bottom and in search of a first win.

Rotorua Netball Results
Senior Championship
Premier 1
Marist Magic 48 v RGHS Prem 1 42; Mitchell Downs 43 v Kahukura Red 37; Murupara Stingers 38 v Waikite Panthers 30.

Premier 2
Pikiao Warriors 57 v Marist Rebels 50; Whaka Black 42 v Ngongotaha Gold 32; Tuhoe 43 v Eastside Gurls 1 37.

Senior A
Rotoiti Gold 76 v Reporoa Rangers 46; Manawatahi Taiohi 58 v Waikite Flamez 47; Kahukura White 51 v Pikiao Raiders 32.

A Grade
Marist Inferno 62 v Kahukura Blue 35; Ngati Kea Ngati Tuara DWn v Waikite Social DLs; Manawatahi Black 49 v Ngongotaha Hapori 28.

Senior B
KTTTOF GIRLS 43 v Eastside Gurls 2 37; Vegas Lady Bugs 38 v Mana 31; Hinemoa Point 40 v Marist Souls 18; The Chix - Bye.

Secondary School
Collegiate A
RLHS Jun A 33 v Kahukura Jun Red 21; WHHS Jnr A 27 v JPC Coll Y10 Black 24; RIN Taonga 18 v Rotoiti Juniors Y9&10 16.

Collegiate B
RGHS Jnr A 32 v Tawhiuau Tirotiro Y9&10 15; JPC Coll Y9 Maroon 28 v WHHS Jun Dev 15; RLHS Jnr Gold 24 v JPC Coll Y9 Yellow 10.


Collegiate C
Rep Coll Y9&10 21 v RGHS Jnr Blue 14; Kahukura Jnr White 31 v RGHS Jnr Maroons 20; WHHS Y9&10 Gold 28 v WHHS Y9 Blue 14.

Collegiate D
RLHS Jnr Blue 20 v JPC Coll Y10 Blue 17; WHHS Y9&10 Violet 28 v JPC Coll Y9 Orange 6.

Open Sec A
JPC Coll Sen A 34 v WHHS Sen A 18; JPC Coll Y10 White 36 v RGHS Jnr Prems 28; RLHS Sen A 42 v Ngongotaha Pirahnaz 36.

Open Sec B
Nga Wharekura o Rotorua Y11-13 36 v JPC Coll Sen Devel 11; RGHS Prem 2 29 v Rep Coll Sen A 23; WHHS Sen Dev 28 v Kahukura Snr Blue 24.

Open Sec C
Huiarau Tukana Y11-13 40 v RLHS Sen Devel 24; WHHS Sen Blue DWn v WHHS Sen B DLs.