South London Korfball’s second team, Balham, hosted league winners Highbury 5 and took home all the points.
Balham started off with Luke Broadberry, Charlie Corfield, Sarah Broadberry and Ellie Purvis in defence, with Gaston Senese, Chris Rennison, Becky Torn and Anna MacBride in first attack. Highbury raced into a 2 goal lead before Luke Broadberry pulled one back for the greens. Highbury reestablished their 2 goal cushion before Becky Torn scored her first of the game. Highbury responded before Balham went on a 3 goal scoring streak from Luke Charlie and Edwin to make it 5-4 to the home side.
Half time came, Highbury brought the scores level and Charlie and Merel gave Balham a two goal lead. Highbury got one back but Ellie scored to make the scores 8-6. Highbury brought the scores level, but Becky made up for her earlier missed penalty to convert this one and Edwin crowned the game to make it 10-8.