Gayn­stead, C’down re­main un­beaten

Jamaica Gleaner - - SPORTS - – R.G.

DE­FEND­ING CHAMPIONS Cam­per­down High and Gayn­stead High se­nior teams re­mained un­beaten this sea­son as both teams made it two from two in Group Two of the sec­ond round of the ISSA ur­ban area school­girls net­ball com­pe­ti­tion, played at the Leila Robin­son Courts on Wed­nes­day.

Both Cam­per­down and Gayn­stead matches were called off af­ter the third quar­ter due to rain. Both teams were lead­ing at that stage, and based on ISSA’s net­ball rules, were de­clared the win­ners.

Cam­per­down, led by goal shooter Idara McCarty and goal at­tack Ra­mona Lawrence, scored an easy 38-16 win over the pre­vi­ously un­beaten St. Catherine High Gayn­stead got by Tar­rant 37-14.

TWO FROM TWO FOR NOR­MAN MAN­LEY

It was also two from two for Nor­man Man­ley High in Group One as their game was also called off af­ter the third quar­ter. They were com­fort­ably ahead of Im­mac­u­late High 31-10.

In the only se­nior match to be com­pleted on the day, for­mer champions St Hugh’s High had a nar­row 32-30 win over Tivoli for their first win in Group One.

Two other matches will have to be re­played. Ex­cel­sior were lead­ing Wolmer’s 20-9 and Queen’s were ahead of Pen­wood 10-1 when the games were halted by the rain at half­time.

De­fend­ing ju­nior champions Gayn­stead con­tin­ued their im­pres­sive form. They had a big 58-3 win to make it two from two in Group Two. St Hugh’s also picked up their sec­ond win in a row in the group af­ter beat­ing St An­drew Tech­ni­cal 25-23.

In Group 1, St Catherine High whipped Wolmer’s Girls 25-12, and The Queen’s School eas­ily beat Cam­pion Col­lege 31-20, while it was a 29-29 tie be­tween Holy Child­hood and Nor­man Man­ley.

The third set of matches in the sec­ond round will con­tinue to­day at the Leila Robin­son Courts.

JU­NIORS

St Catherine vs Nor­man Man­ley Queen’s vs Wolmer’s Cam­pion vs Holy Child­hood Pap­ine vs St Hugh’s All four start at 2 p.m.

Cam­per­down vs Gayn­stead St Jago vs St An­drew Tech­ni­cal Both at 2:45 p.m.

SE­NIORS

2:45 p.m: Ex­cel­sior vs Nor­man Man­ley 2:45 p.m: Queen’s vs Wolmer’s 3:30 p.m: Cam­per­down vs Gayn­stead 3:30 p.m: St Catherine vs Tivoli 3:45 p.m: Pen­wood vs Im­mac­u­late 3:45 p.m: Tar­rant vs St Hugh’s Be­sides the healthy life­style fea­ture of the event, which race di­rec­tor Fran­cis has been ad­vo­cat­ing, there is al­ways the fun el­e­ment of en­ter­tain­ment and the fab­u­lous prizes, which this year ,in­clude phones for first-place win­ners.

An­other fea­ture of the an­nual event is an award, which is pre­sented to a Ja­maican who has given out­stand­ing and ded­i­cated ser­vice to sports. This year, the award will be pre­sented to Molly Rhone, who has served with dis­tinc­tion in the field of net­ball.

En­try fee is J$1,000. Stu­dents with IDs will pay $500. Regis­tra­tion can be done both on­line at run­ningeventsja.com or at The Univer­sity of the West Indies’ Sports Depart­ment.

FOWLER-REID

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