Sport Fever edge past winless Lightning

14:00  12 may  2018
14:00  12 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

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The Fever kept their composure to close out the game at USC Stadium on the Sunshine Coast on Saturday night and with the tight victory, maintain their undefeated start to the season.

The key match-up was between West Coast's star goal shooter Jhaniele Fowler and the Lightning's English international defender Geva Mentor.

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Eighteen seconds after Matthew Carle was whistled for hooking, Krejci one-timed a shot past Bishop. Eriksson banged in Torey Krug’s pass from the edge of the Sami Vatanen scored and Frederik Andersen stopped 24 shots for the Ducks, who are winless in the first two games of the season.

Mentor was able to slow down the classy Jamaican, who shot 39 goals out of 44 attempts.

At the other end, Lightning sharp shooter Caitlin Bassett made 33 shots out of 39 with 85% accuracy.

The Fever raced to an early three-goal lead before the Lightning - playing their first home game of the season - fought back to take a 15-14 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Sunshine Coast then opened up a four-goal lead before Fowler began to assert herself, but the sides went to the main break level at 29-29.

With Courtney Bruce dominant for the Fever, with four intercepts during the third quarter, they grabbed a 39-37 advantage.

The Lightning bagged a bonus point as they led heading into the last quarter but they didn't have the firepower to finish off the job.

Fever stay unbeaten in Super Netball .
<p>West Coast <g class="gr_ gr_3 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar multiReplace" data-gr-id="3" id="3">have</g> cruised to a 63-54 win over the NSW Swifts in Perth to remain the only undefeated team after four Super Netball rounds.</p>The pressure Fever applied was the difference with the turnovers created and deflections. West Coast finished with 14 intercepts to seven, six of which went to Diamonds defender Courtney Bruce.

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