In the opening round of the competition on Saturday, Dragonflies thumped Takuvaine Red Angels 68-31 in the lone U19 clash at the Avatiu Netball Court.
The Dragonflies won their remaining grade matches, claiming the 12 and under 17-6 and 20+ grade 58-38. Their 15 and under team was on a bye.
In the other matches played on Saturday, Tupapa Maraerenga Panthers defeated Ngatangiia-Matavera Seagalz 53-35 in the 20-plus grade and 28-19 in the 15 and under division.
The 12 and under match was won by the Ngatangiia-Matavera Seagalz 24-15.
At the Raemaru Courts, Titikaveka Pearls defeated Arorangi Flames 38-26 in the 15 and under clash.
The Rising Stars tournament was born out of the belief to help develop local sporting talent especially in the junior level, promoting a healthier lifestyle through sport as well as promoting community cohesiveness by taking games back to the outdoor community courts to build grassroots support.
Ngatangiia-Matavera Seagalz-Tupapa-Maraerenga Panthers – 12U: 24-15 to Ngatangiia-Matavera SeaGalz, 20+: 35-53 to Tupapa-Maraerenga Panthers,
15U: 19-28 to Tupapa-Maraerenga Panthers, 19U: Bye for Tupapa-Maraerenga Panthers; Avatiu Dragonflies-Takuvaine Red Angels – 12U: 17-6 to Avatiu Dragonflies, 20+: 58-38 to Avatiu Dragonflies, 15U: Bye for Avatiu Dragonflies, 19U: 68 - 31 to Avatiu Dragonflies; Arorangi Flames-Titikaveka Pearls – 12U: Bye for Titikaveka Pearls, 20+: Bye for Titikaveka Pearls, 15U: 26-38 to Titikaveka Pearls, 19U: Bye for Arorangi Flames