Action heats up

St Giles Primary and Belmont got off to winning starts in the Kathy Harper-Hall/Agnes Crichlow Zone of the National Sports Council’s Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored Primary Schools Netball Competition played at the Netball Stadium today.

St Giles defeated Westbury 6-1 with four goals from six attempts from goal-attack Serena Edwards and two from goal-shooter Shamarla Wickham. For Westbury goal-shooter Kishanna Sargeant was responsible for the lone goal.

George Lamming Primary’s goalkeeper Amesha Moore catches the ball before it reaches Lawrence T Gay goal-shooter Gimeva Alleyne.
George Lamming Primary’s goalkeeper Amesha Moore catches the ball before it reaches Lawrence T Gay goal-shooter Gimeva Alleyne.

Hindsbury Primary also suffered the same fate against St Giles but this time Edwards and Wickham shared the points equally with three goals each and goal-attack Syniah Lowe scored one for Hindsbury. Despite that loss Hindsbury edged Deacons 3-2 and Lowe accounted for two and goal-shooter Maria Lane Griffith one. Deacon’s goal-shooter Nyrobi Alleyne and goal-attack Caria Smith netted one goal each.

Belmont also had two close games but they eventually came out victorious starting with former three-time champions St Mary’s who they defeated 5-4. Goal-shooter Kaleesa Jordan netted three and goal-attack Tia Spellen two for Belmont while for St Mary’s Teliya Callender scored three goals and Gaulann Cox one.

(From left) Deacons Primary goal-attack Caria Smith and Hindsbury goal-defender Ciara Edwards battle for a toss up of the ball while National Sports Council coach Monette Wharton looks on closely.
(From left) Deacons Primary goal-attack Caria Smith and Hindsbury goal-defender Ciara Edwards battle for a toss up of the ball while National Sports Council coach Monette Wharton looks on closely.

Jordan scored three and Spellen one when Belmont came up against George Lamming and won 4-3 in an intense encounter. Dominique Blenman captured two goals and Tionie Waldron one. In their game against Lawrence T. Gay Primary George Lamming had something to smile about when they won 5-2 with four goals from goal-shooter Blenman and one from goal-attack Waldron. Goal-attack Tianna Morris and goal-shooter Gineva Alleyne scored one goal apiece for Lawrence T. Gay

Westbury also registered a win when they defeated St Winifred’s 5-0 thanks to goal-shooter Kishanna Sargeant with four goals and goal-attack Abianna Burrowes who netted one.

George Lamming wing-defence Anika Phillips (center) jumps and blocks Belmont wing-attack Aliya Forde from making a pass. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay)
George Lamming wing-defence Anika Phillips (center) jumps and blocks Belmont wing-attack Aliya Forde from making a pass. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay)

Games were also contested at the James Bryan Complex in the Pamela Proverbs Zone and Blackman and Gollop A won 5-1 against St Jude’s Primary. The A team then played St Bernard’s Primary and drew 3-3. The Blackman and Gollop B team were also in action and got the better of Mount Tabor 3-0. But they were unable to get a similar result when they took on Cuthbert Moore Primary who defeated them 3-0.

Cuthbert Moore continued their good day by winning 9-0 over St George Primary. However St George did not leave empty-handed because as they beat St Luke’s Brighton 5-1. Mount Tabor walked away with a big win when they defeated St Bernard’s 10-0 while St Jude’s trounced St Luke’s 9-0.

Latavia Hazell-Codrington of Hindsbury Primary held on to this catch as Deacons Primary’s Kiya Grazettes (centre) tries to intercept.
Latavia Hazell-Codrington of Hindsbury Primary held on to this catch as Deacons Primary’s Kiya Grazettes (centre) tries to intercept.

Matches continue tomorrow at Speightstown hardcourts in the Sonya Knight Zone.

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