West Terrace duo shine on court

West Terrace Primary have swept zone four of the 2017 Cave Shepherd, Berger Royale and A One Supermarkets National Primary Schools Road Tennis Championship.

Playing with the duo of Solange Holford and Azahri Dallaway this morning at the Rubis Court on Spring Garden, Highway, West Terrace trounced Bay Primary, Eagle Hall and Selah respectively to secure their place in the round of 16.

Solange Holford goes for a forehand drive during her unbeaten performances today for West Terrace Primary. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay)
Azahri Dallaway playing a backhand shot for West Terrace Primary.

Only the top two teams from each zone will advance and West Terrace will be joined by Eagle Hall who won two of their three matches.

In fact, both players are no strangers to the competition having represented their school last year.

Dallaway scored a comfortable 21-15 victory against Omari Sobers of Eagle Hall and Holford with several eye-catching serves showed why she is a promising up and coming female junior player by taking care of Anthony Richards 21-12 for the win as West Terrace took a 2-0 lead.

However, the best of three contest ended 2-1 as Shonico Hill of Eagle Hall managed to win the third and final game by default since West Terrace only had two players.

That was the case in the other two matches in which West Terrace featured as Bay Primary and Selah won a game each by default.

Zion Jackson and Jalon Howell of Bay Primary lost their respective encounters to Dallaway (21-18) and Solange (21-16) while Emmanuel Barker won by default for the boys from Bayland. Against Selah, Dallaway and Solange made it look so easy (21-12) and (21-10) against Rajeer Burnett and Chae Greaves respectively. Thierry Archer won by default for Selah.

Zion Jackson returning a shot for Bay Primary.

Eagle Hall defeated Bay Primary 3-0 and Selah 2-1. Anthony Richards (25-23), Omari Sobers (21-13) and Shonico Hill (21-17) easily dismissed Zion Jackson, Wilton Luke and Jaheim Steede of Bay Primary respectively for a three-straight victory.

Richards and Sobers were once again successful on court for Eagle Hall 21-18 and 21-9 against Chae Greaves and Rajeer Burnett of Selah. Despite being down 2-0, Selah managed to pull one back when Andre Waithe defeated Thierry Archer 21-17.

Meanwhile, Bay Primary did not walk away emptyhanded as they won one out of their three games against Selah who failed to register a win. Zion Jackson (21-11) and Wilton Luke (21-10) ensured Bay Primary got the best of Selah players Chae Greaves and Thierry Archer respectively. Even though teammate Jalon Howell lost to Rajeer Burnett of Selah 21-16.

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