- Vitality Netball Super League:
- Loughborough Lightning 60-59 Wasps
Loughborough Lightning defeated Waps 60-59 in the Vitality Netball League on Monday night.
Ugandan international Mary Nuba Cholhok scored a sensational winning goal in the very last seconds of the thrilling game.
The home side bossed the opening quarter of the match, 16-14 in a physical and fast paced encounter.
The visitors recovered to lead by the half way stage of the game – winning 30-28.
The Wasps led 46-40 by the close of business of the third quarter.
With the scores tied at 59-59 apiece and seconds fast trickling down, Loughborough Lightning won possession and Nuba finish off a resilient Wasps side to make a sensational come back.
Wing defender Nat Panagarry was named the most outstanding player of the match.
It was a remarkable come-back. Right from the second quarter, we trailed. We showed composure and had the belief that we had not exhibited. This is a huge victory. We ought to minimize on the turn overs.Sara Bayman, Loughborough Lightning
Loughborough Lightening Line Up:
Mary Cholhok (Goal Scorer), Ella Clark (Goal Attack), Joseph Hannah (Wing Attacker), Shaw Jess (Center), Nat Panagarry (Wing Defence – Center), Vicki Oyesola (Goal Defence), Tuaine Keenan (Goalkeeper)