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ROSEAU---St Lucia captured
their third straight Windward
Islands Under-15 title with a
round to spare when they beat
Grenada by 86 runs at Ben-
jamin s Park on Friday.
Opting to bat first, St Lucia
rattled up 201 for five off their
50 overs with Garvin Serieux
stroking 62 with a four and two
sixes, and Dominic Auguste get-
ting 32 not out and Ackeem
For Grenada, Rayvon Hitlall
was the best bowler with two
for 31 from his nine overs.
In reply, Grenada were bun-
dled out for 115 off 33.1 overs,
with leg-spinner Zephaniah
Edwin wrecking the innings
with a haul of five for 20 from
his 10 overs. He was supported
by captain Simeon Gerson.
Only Anthony Rocastle with
28 showed any resistance for
Grenada. The victory put St
Lucia on an assailable eight
points, ahead of the final round
of matches on Saturday.
They were scheduled to clash
with St Vincent and the
Grenadines in their final game
at the Botanical Gardens. (CMC)
St Lucia claims Under-15 title for third year running
(Ext: 2069, 2071,
65 of 48 balls to lead
Alescon Comets to a
five-run win over
Moosai Sports in the
NGC T20 Festival at
the National Cricket
Centre in Couva, on
"He deserves this
accolade for the
manner he has led
the West Indies
team and this is an
honour for all time."
agrees with the
decision to rename
Stadium to the
BRIDGETOWN---Jamaica s Sun-
shine Girls produced a convincing
performance to trounce hosts Bar-
bados and clinch the Caribbean Net-
ball Association Jean Pierre Cham-
pionship at the National Stadium
on Friday night.
In the long anticipated clash of the
unbeaten teams, Jamaica started
strongly and never relinquished the
advantage, as they stormed to an
emphatic 35-21 result.
Their success was propelled by
goal shoot Lori Daley who scored 24
goals from 32 attempts while Zandra
Cohen provided support with 11 from
For Barbados, goal attack Brianna
Holder scored 11 from 19 attempts
while the usually prolific Tower Lorde
was a perfect eight from eight.
Jamaica threatened to put the game
out of sight from the first quarter
when they stormed to an 11-2 lead
at the first break. In the second quar-
ter, they out-scored their opponents
9-5 to lead 20-7 at the half-time
Jamaica again dominated in the
third quarter thanks to Cohen, who
netted seven from seven while Daley
sank four of her five attempts.
They were virtually assured of vic-
tory leading 31-12 at the start of the
final quarter, and even though they
were outscored 9-5 by the Barbadi-
ans, the Caribbean powerhouses were
never in any real danger of losing.
Jamaica ended on 35 points, four
clear of the second placed Barbados,
while Dominica was a distant third
on 22---ahead of St Lucia courtesy of
Grenada and Bermuda were fifth
and sixth respectively after finishing
on 17 points each, with Trinidad and
Tobago second from last on eight
Antigua and Barbuda finished
without a win or a point.
Dominica s third place finish came
after they came from behind and
produced a thrilling final quarter
effort to edge Bermuda 21-20 in a
They were down 3-6 after the first
quarter, 10-11 at half-time and had
fallen behind by five, 12-17, at the
start of the final period.
But goal shoot Celena Langlaise
came up huge when it mattered, sink-
ing eight goals from nine attempts,
as Dominica outscored the Bermu-
dians 9-3 to snatch victory.
Overall, Langlaise finished with 20
from 25 attempts overall while for
Bermuda, Donnauri Robinson shot
15 from 21.
Meanwhile, Grenada trounced the
luckless Antigua 47-8, behind Brianna
Durant s 21 from 26 attempts and
fellow goal shoot Carlene Alexander s
21 from 28 attempts.
In the other game of the evening,
St Lucia beat T&T 31-18.
Jamaica wins showdown
...as T&T finishes down the field
Jamaica def Barbados 35-21
Dominica def Bermuda 21-20
Grenada def Antigua & Barbuda
St Lucia def Trinidad & Tobago
Members of the T&T national water polo youth teams continue to impress in their quest for gold medals at the Carifta Water Polo Championships at Marlins
Aquatics Club Pool, Westmoorings. The T&T Under-14 Coed unit together with the Under-16 and Under-19 boys teams have dominated their oponents from the
Bahamas, Barbados, Curacao and Bonaire. Today is the final programme in which gold, silver and bronze medals are up for grabs.
PLAYING FOR GOLD
ousted in quarters
T&T duo, Daneil Williams and Fabian
Whitfield had their quest for a first podium
finish this season on the third stop of the
2016 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit
halted at the quarter-final hurdle by Cana-
dians Cameron Wheelan and Michael
Plantinga at La Paz, Mexico, yesterday.
With a second appearance in the semi-
final at stake this season, the Toco-born pair
of Williams and Whitfield, twice bronze
medal winners on the tour last season, went
under to Wheelan and Plantinga 15-21, 10-
21 and was carded to face Costa Ricans,
Sebastian Valenciano and Richard Smith in
their fifth to eight place semifinal last night.
When the tournament served off on Friday,
Whitfield and Williams defeated Dominican
Republic s William Sanchez and Luis Castillo
21-18, 14-21, 15-11 to avenge a costly round-
robin pool defeat in Guaymas.
The T&T men then swept aside
Guatemalans Moises Reyes and Erick Garrido
21-10, 21-14 before they were beaten by USA s
Stafford Slick and William Allen 14-21, 18-
21 in their top of the table Pool C clash for
second-spot ahead of the quarterfinals. In
the women s side, T&T s Ayana Dyette and
Malika Davidson, eighth in Guatemala
returned to competition with mixed fortunes
and was due to meet Guadeloupe s Silvia
Sidney and Veronique Berthelot in the ninth
to 16th quarterfinals last night.
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