Three score wins in netball tourney

Unity Ballers, Rapid Response and Bryden Stokes all registered wins when action continued last night in the ongoing Barbados Workers Union League Series played at the Netball Stadium.

Unity Ballers goal-attack Jalisa Greenidge makes a good catch as goal-defence Dei Padmore and wing-defence Sancaia Crichlow of Smith’s Academy challenge.
Unity Ballers goal-attack Jalisa Greenidge makes a good catch as goal-defence Dei Padmore and wing-defence Sancaia Crichlow of Smith’s Academy challenge.

Stokes won 35-20 over Rapid Response, Rapid Response however redeemed themselves with a 23-12 victory over Orange Spurs, while Unity Ballers defeated Smith’s Academy 28-15.

In the first encounter Bryden Stokes goal-shooter Mia Butcher had an almost perfect night scoring 21 goals from 22 attempts. Beverley Grant, a substitute goal-shooter, contributed nine goals and goal-attack Tracey Payne added five to the effort.

Young Springer Memorial athlete Julia Jones-Smith put in a decent effort with 14 goals from 23 attempts for Rapid Response along with substitute goal-shooter Shaniya Moore who contributed six goals.

Rapid Response did well to win their second game thanks to goal attack Shakira Thompson who had 12 goals from 14 attempts while goal-shooter Linda Waldrond netted 11 from her 14 attempts.

The scores were locked 3-3 in the opening quarter as Orange Spurs tried to keep up with Rapid Response who took the lead in the second quarter. Shanece Maynard with five, Maria Williams, three and Rhonda Norville, four, were the main contributors.

Unity Ballers held the advantage over Smith’s Academy throughout the game and their goal-shooter Ronisha Haynes scored 22 of her team’s 28 goals from 42 attempts.

No one from Smith’s Academy reached double figures.

Source: (ML)

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