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Blackbirds still flying high


Blackbirds still flying high

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KNOCKOUT QUEENS UWI Blackbirds ‘A’ soared one game away from a perfect first round while Pine Hill Dairy St Barnabas slipped closer to a second successive trophyless year when Division 1 netball action continued on Friday night at the Netball Stadium.

Led by a game-high 34 goals from 42 attempts by Shonica Wharton and a supporting 10/17 from the athletic Rieah Holder, the Blackbirds pecked St Barnabas 44-32. 

While UWI have advanced to4/0 with a maximum 20 points, St Barnabas are 1/3 with eight points and a possible repeat of 2015 where they did not claim a Division 1 title.

With Barbados player Sheniqua Thomas (12/15) enjoying one of her best games in three seasons, St Barnabas looked capable of giving the leaders some challenges.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.