Bajan women leading
Barbados’ three-hand teams have been enduring mixed fortunes at the ongoing 15th World Championships Of Domino Federation (WCDF) Tournament in Florida.
After four rounds of the women’s three-hand competition on Monday, Barbados were leading with ten points from Guyana (eight), the United States (seven), Antigua (six) and Anguilla (five).
In the first match, Kathy Sealy earned 17 points as Barbados amassed 81 points to Guyana’s 69 and the United States’ 59. Rhonda Jemmott then secured the maximum 18 points but Barbados, with 71, finished behind Guyana (81) with Anguilla on 66. Both Charmaine Carter and Carolyn Harbin-Goddard got 16 points to lead Barbados to a 79-72-73 triumph over Antigua and Guyana, respectively.
In the fourth round, Antigua (81) edged Barbados (79), who got the maximum 18 points from Maureen Thomas-Harvey. The United States managed only 52 points.
In the men’s three-hand competition, Barbados were in third spot on 12.5 points behind the United States (14) and Guyana (13) after six rounds. Antigua (12), Anguilla (10.5) and Canada (9.5) were in the last three positions.
David Moore and Henderson Miller chalked up 17 points each for Barbados (74) in the first round versus Guyana (77) and Canada (59), while Adrian Headley (17) top-scored for Barbados (74) in the second round against United States (74) and Antigua (72).
Miller (15) led the way for Barbados (67) in their third-round loss to United States (81) and Anguilla (69).
Headley managed the maximum 18 points but Barbados (67) went under in the fourth round to Antigua (80) and Guyana (70).
The Barbadians (81) defeated Anguilla (65) and Canada (65) in the fifth round with Anderson Layne gaining 16 points, while Tyrone Inniss slammed 17 in Barbados’ (82) sixth-round victory over Canada (57) and United States (68).
In their lone four-hand competition played on Monday, Barbados thrashed the United States 114-31. Anthony Cadogan and Rhonda Jemmott shared four six-loves en route to 23 points, while Shurland Bovell and Adrian Hinds chalked up 17 points, including one six-love. (EZS)