CENTRAL BANK might well have not shown up for their All Sectors Netball League Alternative Division match against leaders University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) on Tuesday.
At the Eastern Indoor Regional Complex, Tacarigua, Central Bank were comprehensively beaten 46-7, and only managed a maximum three goals in any quarter. For UTT, goal shoot Shaquanda Green was clear top-scorer 39 goals from 61 attempts, while teammate, goal attack Shurice Gordon matched Central Bank’s entire output with seven goals. Central Bank goal shoot Shalane Lewis got just seven looks at the UTT net, and scored four of them, while goal shoot Dhalia Quamina scored three of six attempts for Central Bank.
Also winning were Prisons 30-21 over Police. Goal attack La Vaughn O’Neil (18 goals) and goal shoot Aylene Tinto combined for all of Prison’s goals, while goal attack Cherise Aguillera scored 14 goals and Merlina Thomas converted seven of 15 attempts for Police.
On Monday, TSTT lengthened their lead in the Retro Division when they won a top of the table clash with Les Enfants at the same venue.
Sharp-shooting goal attack Debra Alie took TSTT (eight points) to a 29-17 victory that stretched their lead at the top of the standings to four points. Alie made 19 of her 22 attempts, while goal shoot Olivia Le Platte supported with 10 of 13 as TSTT led through all four quarters. For Les Enfants, goal attack Joanne Payne missed just two of her 12 attempts, while goal shoot Michelle Boyce made seven of 17.
In the other match Monday, Fire (14 points) opened up a two-point lead over inactive Police X (12) when they put the heat on Bermudez 53-31. The biscuit company girls could not deal with the combined effort at the net by goal shoot Aquila Blugh, who made 26 of her 46 attempts and goal attack Ayanna Peters (27 of 53), as Fire led throughout.
Bermudez however did have the most accurate shooter of the game in goal shoot Kathy James who connected with 23 of her 27 attempts. Goal attack Indra Anderson also made eight of 12.
The league will now take a two-week Carnival break and will resume on March 6.