Grantley Prescod thwart opponents

Jhenna Clarke (with ball) got on the scoresheet for Bay Primary against Grantley Prescod. (FP)
Jhenna Clarke (with ball) got on the scoresheet for Bay Primary against Grantley Prescod. (FP)

Grantley Precod Primary drew one game and won two as action in the Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Competition continued at the Police Boys and Girls Club today.

Playing in the Marion Johnson Hurley Zone, prayer couldn’t help the People’s Cathedral as they were blanked 8-0 by Grantley Prescod with Ashley Phillips in particular, and Deanesha Goddard, leading their school’s offensive. Phillips was a perfect four goals from four attempts while Goddard chipped in with four goals from seven attempts.

The dynamic duo were at it again when Grantley Prescod took on St Ambrose. Phillips was once again in terrific shooting touch, nailing her four attempts at goal while Goddard scored her only attempt in a 5-1 victory. Tiarra Graham scored St Ambrose’s sole goal.

Phillips made one and missed a second attempt at goal in the 2-2 draw against Bay Primary. It was her only blemish for the day in a sterling performance. Goddard scored Grantley Prescod’s other goal while Roland Kinton Browne and Jhenna Clarke netted for Bay Primary.

In other games played at the Bay Street, St Michael court, St Lawrence defeated St Paul’s 3-0; St Angela’s defeated St Paul’s 8-0 with Angel Moore scoring five goals from six attempts; Bay Primary defeated St Gabriel’s 5-2; and St Gabriel’s won 8-0 over St Ambrose.

In the Kathy Harper Hall Zone played at the Netball Stadium, Belmont Primary not only registered two wins but did not concede a single goal. They defeated Hindsbury 5-0 with Faith Jackson (two from two) and Dashia Clarke (three from five) being the target girls. Belmont also got the better of Wesley Hall 3-0 with the promising Jalisa Jones-Smith scoring three goals from four attempts and Jackson one from two.

Hilltop Preparatory had a mixed day. First they edged Hindsbury 3-2 and were then defeated 5-1 by Charles F. Broome and 3-1 by Wesley Hall.

In other matches at Waterford, St Giles’ Donelle Reid scored the most goals for the morning when she notched seven from nine attempts in the 8-2 win over Charles F. Broome. Ebony Wint scored Charles F. Broome’s two goals from five attempts.


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