Hunters make it 14 in a row

first_imgThe Jets started out strongly and asked questions early on in the opening minutes of play.After gaining some possession, the Hunters were given a penalty and opted to kick taking a 2-0 lead from the boot of Noel Zemming in the 8th minute of play.The Hunters registered more points minutes later when quick hands sent Stargroth Amean over to score. Zemming added the extras to take the  lead to 8-0.Straight from the kick off, the Hunters raced away through a line break and looked certain to score out wide.But a dropped ball saw the Jets scoop up the ball and give it to winger Marmin Barba to run 70 metres to score his 20th try for the season.10 minutes out from half time, Atte Bina crashed over under the posts to grab another four pointer for the Hunters.Zemming made it 3 from 3.The kick for Zemming also registered 150 points for him this season.The utility from Morobe slotted in another 2 points about 2 minutes out from full time to take a 16-4 lead going into half time.Into the second half of play, the Hunters continued to put on more pressure forcing the Jets to make errors and give away penalties.Zemming got his fifth for the game to further extend the lead to 18-4 in the 50th minute of play.Zemming racked up more points scoring near the posts after a pass from a flying Isreal Eliab.Up next was Eliab who ran 80 metres to grab the Hunter’s fourth try. Zemming made it 7 from 7 with less than 20 minutes of play remaining.Five minutes before full time, captain Dane Phillips gave the Jets something to salvage scoring a late try.Barba brought some more respectability to the score with a runaway try picking up his second try of the game.This left the final score at 32-14.last_img

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