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Springer, Lodge face off today


Springer, Lodge face off today

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DEFENDING champions Springer Memorial will battle The Lodge School today when the quarter-finals of the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Netball League are played at the Netball Stadium from 3:15 p.m.

Springer Memorial had topped Zone 1 after finally meeting and beating Lester Vaughan on the third attempt to play the game.

The Government Hill school won the home match 26-16 after breaking a second quarter deadlock of 12-all. Lester Vaughan had led 7-5 in the first quarter.

Springer’s goal attack Rashanna Thorne led all scorers with 14 goals from 23 attempts, while goal shooter Jada Smith took the same number of shots to sink 12 goals. Jana Joseph scored 12/16 for Lester Vaughan but lacked support with Vivica Adamson scoring 4/11 and Damia Walrond missing her three shots.

Lester Vaughan ended second to Springer, followed by Coleridge Parry and Parkinson Memorial. Zone 2 was captured by Christ Church Foundation with Queen’s College using the home advantage to crush The St. Michael School 31-7 in a rescheduled game on Tuesday.

QC ended second in Zone 2 with The St. Michael School and The Lodge third and fourth respectively. This evening, Lester Vaughan battle The St. Michael School and QC clash with Coleridge Parry. The lone 4.15 match pits Parkinson against Foundation. (KB)