Rangers secure second spot
C.O. WILLIAMS RANGERS may have lost their Division 1 netball title to UWI Blackbirds ‘A’ but the 2015 queens are taking the face-saving runners-up spot for 2016.
On Friday night Rangers scored a clinical 49-35 win over UWI Blackbirds ‘B’ at the Netball Stadium to advance to a sure second position with 33 points from a 6/3 record.
With a game in hand against the unfancied Newbury Stars, Rangers should end on 38 points. Blackbirds ‘A’ have 40 points with two matches in hand.
Barbados player Nikita Payne scored a game high 36 goals from 40 attempts to defeat Blackbirds ‘B’ after a close first quarter.
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