Blue Berries are too sharp for Zest

Regional League side Sparks
Regional League side Sparks
  • Cocktails climb off bottom spot in division two
  • Chloe Finlay helps Jelly Beans to sweet success
  • Sparks are rampant in Regional League
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Blue Berries made the most of their numerical advantage to beat Zest in the eighth round of matches in Portsmouth League division two.

The promotion hopefuls ran out 50-11 winners against their opponents, who could only field six players.

Elsewhere, Cocktails moved away from bottom spot as they clinched a 41-31 win against Jelly Tots.

Heaven Sent remained top after a great game against Purbrook Passion ended in a 32-21 success.

And John Pounds Centre produced a strong display to beat Hornets 28-13.

In division three, Teamforce II beat Springers Left 12-3.

Chloe Finlay worked her socks off in defence as Jelly Beans defeated Pebbles 32-13.

Westowen Reds worked tirelessly only to lose 47-9 to 10th Hole Tigers.

Fishbourne Flames had a superb last quarter as they claimed all five points in a 24-15 defeat of Purbrook Petals 24-15.

Woodmancote edged to a 21-17 win over Springers in division four, with excellent court play by Sophie Ashton Rickard.

Chameleons kept up their winning streak with five points in a 37-17 defeat of Purple Chaos.

Unbeaten Purbrook Poppies held on to top spot as they saw off Abar Tigers 42-7, with Kasia Townsin strong in defence.

Dragons were on fire as they beat the hard-working Purbrook Polka Dots 43-15.

In week nine, division two Cocktails beat Zest 40-35 and Passion won their first competitive clash with a 36-27 success over JPC 36-27. Bethany Arnold worked hard.

Blue Berries are determined to kick on following promotion last term and they beat Hornets 45-28.

In division three, Westowen Reds beat Petals 28-26 in a bottom-of-the-table battle.

Pebbles drew with Flames 24-24 in a tight clash, while 10th Hole Tigers remained third as they beat Teamforce II 33-23.

Jelly Beans are top after a fast-paced 28-16 defeat of Springers Left.

In division four, Springers Right beat Polka Dots 27-7 after an injury halted the game early.

Abar Tigers beat Purple Chaos 32-21 and Chameleons recorded a 21-14 success over Dragons.

Leaders Poppies won a close game with Woodmancote 28-25.

In Regional League division one, Sparks continued their rampage in week five with a 49-31 defeat of Eagles.

Newcomers Zoe Barnes, Lyndsay O’Connor and Shannen Woods are gaining confidence with every game and adding to the strength of the team.

In division two, Meon trailed by six before a superb comeback saw them draw 43-43 with Abbey Hurricanes.

And Shooting Stars had a strong game against Weston Park Blades as a 54-24 win tightened their grip on second spot.