The Southern Steel have grabbed a 82-58 win over the Northern Stars in the ANZ netball premiership in Invercargill this afternoon.
The Stars put in a competitive second half but the damage had already been done, The Steel putting away an average of 20 goals a quarter to claim their 11th straight win.
With the help from formidable shooter Jhaniele Fowler Reid The Steel powered into a 24-14 lead at the first break.
That pushed out further to a 48-25 half-time with the match pretty much decided the Stars were unable to claw back.
With a lift in defensive pressure and the continued strong form of Emma Iversen and Maia Wilson, the Stars delivered their best 15 minutes of the game during the third quarter.
The side kept chipping away but with Jane Watson shining on defence, the Steel were in no danger, heading into the last break well in control at 64-43.