M1 Netball Super League: Sneakers Stingrays and Blaze Dolphins remain perfect after 4 games

The Blaze Dolphins held on to the lead they acquired in the second and third quarters to win the game.
The Blaze Dolphins held on to the lead they acquired in the second and third quarters to win the game.PHOTO CREDITS: FLONA HAKIM/SPORTSG

The Sneakers Stingrays and Blaze Dolphins on Saturday (April 7) maintained their perfect records in the M1 Netball Super League 2018 ( M1NSL) by recording victories over the SRC Barracudas and Mission Mannas.

Both teams have 12 points after four games but the Stingrays top the league table with a better goal average.

The two teams will meet next Saturday (April 14) at the Toa Payoh Sports Hall for a mouthwatering clash.

The Dolphins, featuring three netball centurions in Micky Lin, Premila Hirubalan and Chen Huifen, triumphed over crowd favourites Mission Mannas 51-45.

The Mannas, led by national shooter Charmaine Soh and centre Nurul Baizura, started brightly and led 13-9 after the first quarter.

However, a strong performance from the Dolphins in the second and third quarters saw them go 37-31 up. And they held on for the victory.

The Stingrays saw off the Barracudas with a 57-38 win.

In Saturday's other match, Fier Orcas got their first win of the season against the Magic Marlins, winning 65-53.

Shooter Tan Xinyi was key to the victory, scoring 57 goals from 59 attempts (97 per cent).

Tan is the top shooter in the league with a shooting percentage of 96 per cent.

The M1NSL matches will continue next Saturday at the Toa Payoh Sports Hall.

A day later, the international players from New Zealand will play their first games.