Jenna Kingsley is aiming for a third consecutive leading scorer honour in Herald Women's Premier League and got off to a flying start with a round-one treble.
But the dynamic Warners Bay attacker is shooting with one thing in mind this season: to build a platform into the next W-League.
The 26-year-old striker has played four seasons for the Jets but has found the back of the net just once in both of the past two seasons.
It has been a frustrating outcome for the power-packed Kingsley, who has proven virtually unstoppable at WPL level scoring over 80 goals in the past three seasons.
"I want to be scoring more goals in W-League, which is something to work on in WPL," Kingsley said. "I need to make sure I'm scoring the majority of shots that I'm getting and then take that into the W-League season.
"I'm second-guessing myself for some reason whereas in WPL I'm a bit more comfortable. I think I put a bit of pressure on myself to not only get the one goal then I missed a couple and it just goes downhill from there in your own head. That's something that only I can fix but it's something that I can work on this year."
In an ominous warning for other WPL sides, Kingsley's Warners Bay teammates Tara Pender and Nadja Squires also scored hat-tricks as they downed Adamstown 9-1 in round one last weekend.
"It was good for a few of us to share the goals around," Kingsley said.
"Nadja played centre-back and got three goals, Tara played more of a midfielder and got three and it's good that we're contributing all over the park rather than just relying on one person up front or a couple of people up front to score the goals.
"It's a good thing to have. If teams want to shut me down then it opens up opportunities for everyone else and that's fine by me as well."
They face their first test of the season against a new-look Wallsend side on Sunday.
"They'll definitely be harder and it will a good test but we're confident we can get the result out of them," Kingsley said.
Adamstown are at home to South Wallsend, Merewether take on Thornton and New Lambton play Mid North Coast.
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