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Tourney opens with bang

RIA GOODMAN, riagoodman@nationnews.com

Added 13 September 2017

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Goal attack Shakeila Smith taking a shot for Newbury Stars against Bacannal Time Momentum. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.)

THE OPENING GAME of the Barbados Workers’ Union’s 38th Annual Netball Tournament was a thriller that was decided by one goal at the Netball Stadium on Sunday evening.

Competing in the Ulric Sealy Zone, Warriors edged out BDF Solja Girlz 18-17.

Warriors led by one goal throughout the first and second quarters before the Solja Girlz locked scores by the end of the third quarter. In the dying stages of the final quarter,  Warriors nipped ahead and held on.

Goal attack Keianna James led the Warriors to victory, netting nine of her 16 attempts. She was assisted by Tiana Catlyn, who later took her bib to score seven of ten attempts, and goal shooter Mariah Haynes, who shot two of six. (RG)

 

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