Shamfest Netball: Wins for SJC Egrets and Host Shamrock On Opening Day

Image: Some of the action on court between SJC Egrets and Entrepot Secondary. (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville)

THE fifth edition of Shamfest Under-15 and Under-18 Netball tournament served off on Saturday 6th October 2018 at the Vigie Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.

Following brief remarks by representatives of the National Lotteries Authority, Blue Waters and the organizers, the results of the two matches played were wins for St. Joseph’s Convent and host Shamrock Sports Club.

Some of the action on court between SJC Egrets and Entrepot Secondary. (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville)

In Game 1 on centre court, in the Under-15 action, SJC Egrets came from behind to defeat Entrepot Secondary 12-8 in a low scoring encounter.

Scoring for SJC Egrets were goal shoot Kalaie James who netted 4 from 7 attempts; goal attack Feanelle Felix scored 3 from 5 attempts and goal attack GracyAlcide 5 from 6 attempts.

For Entrepot Secondary goal shoot Nirvella Pierre scored 6 from 9 attempts and goal attack Shelay Mitchell 2 from 5 attempts.

In the Under-19 Division, host Shamrock Sports Club defeated Sir Ira Simmons Secondary 34 – 4.

For Shamrock, goal shoot/goal attack Angel Mathurin netted 6 from 14 attempts, goal attack Samika Dupre scored 23 from 31 attempts.

For Sir Ira Simmons, goal attack Jania Gregg scored 4 from 8 attempts.

The tournament continued yesterday at the same venue where the Castries Comprehensive took on Corinth Secondary in an under – 19 fixture.

Meanwhile, following Tuesday’s break, action continues tomorrow with a double header, from 3.45 p.m. Babonneau Secondary plays Entrepot Secondary and Corinth Secondary versus Northern Arrows at 4.40 p.m.

On Saturday 13th, from 2.30 p.m. SJC Egrets will come up against Babonneau Secondary, Castries Comprehensive versus Shamrock at 3.20 p.m. and SJC Egrets play Northern Arrows at 4.30 p.m.

Anthony De Beauville is The VOICE Publishing Company’s multi-award winning sports journalist. He works closely with a number of sports federations including the Department of Youth Development and Sports, the Saint Lucia Olympic Committee and other organizations.

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