A solid start by the Greater Northern Raiders women's was washed away by an equally strong batting game from North Hobart at Bellerive Oval on Saturday.
Once again, Emma Manix-Geeves showed her aggressive talent, batting for 50 including five fours. Captain Caitlyn Webster and Amy Duggan also played well, scoring 20 and 27 runs respectively.
But then the Raiders ran into an unstoppable force in the form of Sydney Thunder all-rounder Naomi Stalenberg.
She would make 87 from 47 balls, including an impressive collection of 15 fours and one six.
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North Hobart would win by nine wickets, going 1-124.
Coach Darren Simmonds said he was pleased with the team's batting, but once again conceded the team fell to a standout player in Stalenberg.
"Our batting has been consistent and it's aided by some really good partnerships," he said.
"We're inexperienced in our attack at the moment, when someone gets going like that it takes the game away."
The team's second Saturday game against Clarence was cancelled due to wet weather.
The league will take a week off as players go back to their clubs. The Raiders will face Clarence in round eight.