Wil­liams­field, Pear Tree win Cen­tral Manch­ester ti­tles

Jamaica Gleaner - - SPORT -

There were in­cen­tives galore as the fi­nals of the Cen­tral Manch­ester Sports De­vel­op­ment Com­mit­tee net­ball leagues for the fourth quar­ter were com­pleted at the May Day High School last Sun­day.

For the sec­ond year in a row, Wil­liams­field emerged as cham­pi­ons, de­feat­ing Bom­bay 22-20 in an ex­cit­ing se­nior fi­nal, which was de­cided in the last two min­utes of the game.

The ju­nior fi­nal was de­cided in sim­i­lar fash­ion, with Pear Tree tak­ing the ti­tle af­ter out­last­ing Al­bion 16-13.

Porus snapped up third place by de­feat­ing Broadleaf 22-17.

The prize was im­pres­sive, with Wil­liams­field col­lect­ing $60,000, a tro­phy and 10 medals. Bom­bay were left smil­ing with $40,000 for sec­ond place, while Po­lice gar­nered $30,000.

Pear Tree col­lected $50,000 for the ju­nior crown, with sec­ond-place Al­bion get­ting $30,000 and Porus pock­et­ing $20,000.

The pay­out for the in­di­vid­ual awards were sim­i­larly de­cent, with Wil­liams­field’s Samantha Martin and Pear Tree’s Sheena Rick­etts each tak­ing home $10,000 for be­ing the re­spec­tive se­nior and ju­nior Most Valu­able play­ers.

The Most Dis­ci­plined team award, copped by Al­bion, yielded a $25,000.


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