December 14, 2007
Strikers are Sion Hill Netball Knock-out champions

National Lotteries Authority City Strikers Netters turned the tables on TRAC One last Sunday evening at the Sion Hill Hard Court, as the C & R Enterprises Sion Hill Netball tournament came to an end.{{more}}

Netters crowned off their run in the Tournament, with the Division One Knock-Out trophy.

TRAC One, looking to do the double, was upstaged. TRAC One had earlier secured the league title, with Netters settling for second place.

But on Sunday, it was a ding dong tussle. Netters won the first quarter 10-8, but TRAC stormed back to take the second quarter 22-19, and the third 36-34. Netters, with renewed energies in the last quarter, eventually won 53-47.

Leading Netters’ charge was Joanna Christopher, who sank 45 from 49 attempts. Brenda Cato scored 8 out of 10.

TRAC One, who featured four different shooters, saw Nicole Sandy scoring 21 from 29, Shanique Peters 19 from 28, Jacintha Adams 6 from 6, and Nyasha Williams 1 from 2.

The presentation ceremony that followed saw the dishing out of awards to outstanding performers.

Jasmine Frank took the Most Goals Award. Representing Sprotts Distributors AVESCO, Frank, a member of the national Under-23 team, scored 138 goals. She secured the Cutting Edge trophy.

One member of the nine participating teams was awarded her team’s Most Outstanding Player award.

Ultra Tek won the Arnhim Eustace trophy for being the Most Disciplined team. The Most Disciplined Player was Princess Chapman, also of Ultra Tek. Chapman’s trophy was also donated by Eustace.

TRAC Two won the Division 2 league competition, with Dowers Strikers second, and Nice Radio Pine Hill Clinchers, third. TRAC Two’s winning trophy came compliments Osbourne Browne.

Dowers Strikers won the Division 2 Knock Out award, donated by M & J Essentials.

The Sion Hill Netball Tournament returned after a two year absence. (RT)