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Bajans brush aside Canada


Bajans brush aside Canada

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SHONICA WHARTON led Barbados to a predictable 67-15 win over Canada in the Under-21 AFNA World Cup qualifiers at the LB Scott Sports Auditorium last night.

Once again the Canadians looked way out of their depth as Wharton with a game high 37 goals from 41 carried the Bajans closer to qualifying for next year’s finals in Botswana.

Shonica’s former Graydon Sealy teammate Vanessa Reid-Cox shook off moments of uncertainty to contribute 18 goals from 25 attempts.

Barbados led from the onset with leads of 10-4, 35-8, and 54-10 before handing the Canadians their second mauling at this tournament. Talia Tvergyak led the Canadians with eight from 13 while Holly Butterworth added six from 14.

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition.