You are here
Fire burns UWI in KO final
Goal shooter Aquila Blugh was almost unstoppable as she converted 20 of 25 attempts to lead Fire Service to a comfortable 36–21 scorching of UWI in the Courts All Sectors Netball League Championship Division knockout final at the Eastern Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Tacarigua, on Tuesday night.
Goal attack Nariba Grant was also impressive with 16 goals from 21 attempts for Fire Service which led 17–12 at the half-time interval en route to retaining its title in a repeat of last year’s final.
For UWI, which dumped division league champions Bermudez in the semifinals, Abeni Taylor scored 17 from 24 attempts and Akeela Rodriguez chipped in with four from seven.
Earlier on, CCS secured a shock win over Retro Division league winners TSTT 16–7 in their divisional knockout decider.
Goal shoot Julio Britto led the way for CCS with 10 goals from 17 attempts and goal attack Sharon John added six from eight against the short-handed TSTT women who were without key duo Debra Alie and Olivia Le Platte.
In their absence, Camille Aubin scored six goals from eight attempts and Susan Squires one from three.
Today, teams in the Premiership Division compete in the knockout competition from 5.30 pm while on Saturday they will contest the Fast Five along with teams in the Championship Division. Matches start at 1 pm.
Retro Division knockout final:
CCS 16 (Julio Britto 10/17, Sharon John 6/8) vs TSTT 7 (Camille Aubin 6/8, Susan Squires 1/3)
Half-time: 6-5 CCS.
Championship Division knockout final:
Fire Service 36 (Aquilla Blugh 20/25, Nariba Grant 16/21) vs UWI 21 (Abeni Taylor 17/24, Akeela Rodriguez 4/7)
Half-time: 17-12 CCS.
Fast Five Championship and Premiership Divisions, 1 pm.
User comments posted on this website are the sole views and opinions of the comment writer and are not representative of Guardian Media Limited or its staff. Guardian Media Limited accepts no liability and will not be held accountable for user comments.
Please help us keep out site clean from inappropriate comments by using the flag option.
Guardian Media Limited reserves the right to remove, to edit or to censor any comments. Any content which is considered unsuitable, unlawful or offensive, includes personal details, advertises or promotes products, services or websites or repeats previous comments will be removed.