Thursday, April 25, 2024

Graydon Sealy into semis


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Defending champions Graydon Sealy easily qualified for Tuesday’s semi-final of the Barbados Secondary Schools Netball League by crushing Coleridge and Parry 35-17 when the quarter-finals were staged on Thursday at the Netball Stadium.

With goal shooter Shonica Wharton leading the way with 28 goals from 30 attempts, Graydon Sealy outplayed their opponents in every quarter, 6-4, 16-7 and 23-12.

Allysa Bynoe added seven from eight for the champions.

Romancia Odwin scored 13 from 17 as goal shooter for CP, with Shondelle Harvey getting three out of seven and Emisha Barrow, who alternated with Harvey in the goal attack position, one from one.

Graydon Sealy will meet Combermere, who overcame Christ Church Foundation in a thriller.

After the scores were locked 25-25 after regular time, Combermere clinched the match on the buzzer 32-31.

National player Sheniqua Thomas shot 25 of 31 shots and Shae White added seven from 12 for Combermere. Foundation were led by Stephanie Shepherd (18 of 23), Brianna Holder (19 of 14) and Tiara Phillips (three of five).

The other semi-final pits Parkinson Memorial against Springer Memorial.

Parkinson defeated The Lodge 27-19, with goal shooter Nakita Davis sinking 24 of her 31 attempts and Tatyana Waldron three of seven.

Tristan Deane made 16 of her 22 shots while Shadika Phillips scored three out of four for The Lodge.

Springer, who had beaten Graydon Sealy in a preliminary match, were brutal in dismissing Harrison College 30-10.

Shooter Shakeillia Smith scored 22 from 24, Shaquilla Davis was a perfect six, and Khadija Domingo scored two of three).

HC were limited to just 16 shots, with Keyla Harewood scoring five of six, Sellena Taylor three of five, and Sade Brathwaite two of five. (KB)


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