Heavenly fightback as Zest are Sent packing

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Lisa Walker was the star of the show as Portsmouth League division two leaders Heaven Sent overturned a half-time deficit to win 36-29 against Zest.

Purbrook Passion held on to their small lead against the Hornets as they claimed five points with a 29-27 win.

Cocktails won a tight game against the Blueberries by just one point – the score finishing 44-43.

In another tight game, Jelly Tots beat JPC 30-29 to leapfrog their opponents in the table.

Division three saw Tenth Hole Tigers maintain their position at the top thanks to some accurate shooting by Laura Rouse, which helped them to beat Springers Left 36-17.

Teamforce proved to be the week’s highest scorers – notching 51 points against bottom-of-the-table Petals, who replied with 18.

Jelly Beans and Pebbles also picked up comfortable wins.

The former beat Fishbourne Flames 30-18 and Pebbles thrashed Westowen Reds 36-9.

In division four, leaders Purbrook Poppies showed no mercy to their club-mates Polkadots in a 60-13 win.

Chameleons jumped up to second place as they narrowly beat Springers Right 21-15. Maria Gofton fed in well to the circle.

Abar Tigers claimed all five points and jumped above Woodmancote as they won 25-9, while Dragons took full advantage of six-player Purple Chaos to move up a space with a 46-19 victory.

Verity Mallion was on fire for the Dragons.

The 11th round of fixtures saw Heaven Sent set their eyes firmly on promotion.

They strengthened their spot at the top with a 30-23 defeat of Cocktails.

Carly Breen delivered a superb display of court play.

Blueberries kept their second spot as they won 38-27 against Purbrook Passion, who worked tirelessly. Lisa Haines shot superbly.

Zest remained third after beating JPC 36-27 but the Jelly Tots are just one place and two points behind after a convincing 43-20 win over Hornets.

The title race continued to hot up in division three with Teamforce and Jelly Beans one point behind Tenth Hole Tigers with a game in hand.

Teamforce were sharp from the off as they continued their promotion push with a 31-9 defeat of Pebbles.

Tenth Hole Tigers continued their impressive season by picking up a huge win against Jelly Beans. The final score was 43-38 to ensure Tigers remained at the top of the table.

Fishbourne Flames beat Westowen Reds 37-12.

And Petals claimed their second win of a tough campaign as they beat Springers Left 28-22. Lois Bright stood out for the Petals.

In division four, Poppies are on schedule to be divisional winners after they beat third-placed Chameleons 51-16.

Springers Right beat Dragons 21-14 to move into second place, while fourth-placed Abar Tigers saw off Polkadots 44-17.

Polkadots are still without a win and are rooted to the foot of the table.

Purple Chaos moved up a spot with a superb performance against Woodmancote – the 44-15 highlighting their dominance.