Stars claimed a 63-22 victory over an understrength Teamforce outfit in Portsmouth League premier division one.
However, their club-mates Stars II only had six players – and then were reduced to five – in their clash with Wrong Direction.
And despite working hard, they were unable to prevent a 69-14 defeat.
Lisa Henderson donned the shooter bib for Gems in their clash with Bluebells.
And despite playing in an unfamiliar role, she did her team proud as they netted a 47-24 success.
Misfits’ shot well but they lost 52-34 Angels.
Captain Claire Smith hit the target from all areas of the circle and defended back down court to make sure her team won.
In premier division two, Falcons comfortably beat Trojan 61-21 with super shooting and tight defending.
Scorpios triumphed in a competitive clash with Taylor Cocks 35-25 – with Sam Brown covering all areas of the court.
Cruisers displayed a fine team ethic against Skywatch to win 33-26.
And after suffering defeat last week, Westowen came back fighting to see off Magics 66-26.
Lori O’Sullivan provided scintillating shooting for Westowen.
In division one, Heaven Sent lost 27-26 to Blueberries and SOS beat-recently relegated Junction 30-20.
AMG made sure of a win to remain top as they beat BMS 46-19, with Katie Luff dominating in defence.
In division two, Teamforce claimed all five points in a 30-20 success over Tenth Hole.
They are making the early running after gaining promotion last season.
Jelly Tots had a strong game against JPC – winning 36-18.
Recently-promoted Jelly Beans won 34-30 against Passion in an end-to-end game. It was just enough to earn them maximum points.
Zest claimed another win to remain second. They beat Fusion 46-26.
In division three, Cocktails continued their fine form since relegation last season.
They notched a second successive win by beating Pebbles 55-36.
Springers Left remained second after they beat Westowen Reds 34-23 in a good-natured game.
Poppies beat Hornets 29-21 and Flames remained in mid-table after their close encounter with Springers Right ended in a 26-22 success.
In division four, Purple Chaos are having a fine start to the season.
They beat Petals 42-21 and new team Westowen Hotshots just claimed a point in their game against Woodmancote, with a scoreline of 32-17.
In a game that could have gone either way, it was Polkadots who claimed the win against Abar 25-24.
Elsewhere, Chameleons held on to their narrow lead as they beat Dragons 37-34.