Graydon Sealy supreme
Graydon Sealy scored a nail-biting 33-31 win over Springer Memorial to capture the Barbados Secondary Schools Under-19 netball crown for a record fifth year in a row at the Netball Stadium yesterday.
With a large and very vocal crowd rallying the talent on both teams, Graydon Sealy held on to leads of 8-6, 17-15 and 25-22 and survived their first trial at 29-30 in the dying minutes of the last quarter before squeezing out the close victory.
The elevation and defence of Springer’s Shonte Seale and Graydon Sealy’s Ashantia Phillips and MVP Latifah Wood were a sight to behold. However, a game-high 23 scores from 27 shots by Shonica Wharton and ten of 26 from Alyssa Bynoe kept the advantage with the champs.
Shakeillia Smith led Springer with 20 goals from 25 shots while Khadijah Domingo shot 11 from 20. (KB)