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Diamonds trump in BWU netball


Diamonds trump  in BWU netball

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BWU Diamonds overran Wolverines B 37-28 when the Barbados Workers’ Union Netball competition continued on Sunday night at the Netball Stadium.

The victory gave the Diamonds a 3-1 record ahead of their showdown with the unbeaten Brittons Hill Combined Stars in the Sir Roy Trotman Zone. Tabitha Chapman made 22 of 31 attempts at goal attack while Deborah Kellman scored ten goals from 12 shots at goal shoot for Diamonds. Adonna Griffith sank five of 11 at goal shoot as well.

Goal shoot Rashida Ali scored 20/28 for Wolverines while Kelly Knight was almost perfect in sinking 8/9 for Wolverines B, who have lost all four of their matches. Diamonds’ lone loss was to Wolverines A. 

The action in the Linda Brooks Zone saw Brydens Ballers whipping CBC Ballers 39-22. Claudette Johnson led Brydens with 28 goals from 34 attempts and Margaret Spooner weighed in with 11 from 14 shots. Veteran Inez Taylor scored ten of her 18 shots and youngster Tonisha Rock-Yaw added 12 of 22 for the Ballers.

In the Ulric Sealy A zone, Brittons Hill thrashed Smith’s Academy 30-10. Shellyann Carmichael scored 17 of 25 attempts, Sharon Alleyne 9 from 16 and Kimberley Maynard, a perfect four of four for Brittons Hill. Reniko Archer scored 5 of 9, Akeila Bourne 5 of 12 while Jana Joseph missed her two shots for Academy.

The Ulric Sealy B clash saw Welchman Hall besting Church Village 22-16. Leanne Harper scored 12 of 18 attempts and Marceline Cyrus ten of 15 for Welchman Hall. Japhia Lucas responded with nine from 23, Crystal Gollop 4 from 8 and Treshonia Best 2 from 5 for Village.

Smith Academy tasted victory in the Gabby Scott Zone by topping Unity Ballers 25-13. Kellisia Kelly hit 17 from 24 while Rowland Kirton-Browne made eight from 16 shots for Academy.

Derica Haynes scored nine from 14, Jalisa Greenidge struggled with three from 20 shots and Jalisa Bishop contributed one goal from three shots for Unity. (KB)