Usual winger Marie Brevet quickly took the opportunity of playing in the half position to get them off to the perfect start, soon followed by back-court strikes from captain Alina Inta
either side of one from winger Krystina Coulson in her first game of the season.
Nottingham replied with three quick goals at the start of the second half but Inta
and Botezatu soon put the North Easterners back in front.
Tyne and Wear continued to push forward in attack, Botezatu and Inta
finding the the net.
Romanian youngster Inta
went on to strike four more, her sixth goal coming on the fast break as she intercepted a pass in defence before dribbling up the court to shoot past the Cannock goalkeeper.
added two more penalties, while centre Ostergren had notched up eight goals for the game before injury forced her off.
Half Judyta Turulska and line-player Sandra Christke then scored twice each before another Inta
double and one from winger Meghan Acres helped the Vikings pull back and take a 14-13 lead into the half-time break.
They were unable to pull the game back any further, however, and by the time Inta
nabbed a late fifth the Hornets had run out convincing winners.
's resulting penalty strike briefly edged the Vikings in front before Northampton regained the lead.
Group now takes 28,000 and takes annual bookings for 30,000 tee-times.
Newcastle Vikings: Andrea King (GK), Marie Thompson, Marlen Goulty (1 goal), Katerina Gibson, Rosa Larcy (7), Maren Liane (4), Blessing Ogbee (1), Alina Inta
(3), Sandra Christke-Lamb (2), Maria Jose Gonzalez (1).
The International Transportation Association (INTA
) teamed up with the Community Action Council at Kadena Air Base, Japan to help sponsor a Toy Drive to help the Okinawa City Women and Children's Shelter.