Police Youth Club secures SVGCC’s netball title too
After winning the football component of the St Vincent and the Grenadine Community College’s invitational sports programme in October, the RSVG Police Youth Club added the netball title, to its collection.
The netball unit, last Friday afternoon, at the Sion Hill Playing Field hard court, defeated the Division of Teacher Education in the ECGC Island Sip Water sponsored competition.
The Police Youth Club went ahead in the first quarter 8-6, then stretched their lead by six goals at the halfway mark, as the score read 20-14 in their favour.
The Division of Teacher Education found their bearings in the third quarter, but the Police Youth Club still led 26-24, going into the final quarter.
The eventual champions held off their opponents, to take the title, with the final score being 37-32.
The Police Youth Club got to the final by ousting Bethel Young Lasses 26-21, while the Division of Teacher Education got past the Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies 33-22.
Just before last Friday’s final, Bethel Young Lasses had a 37-16 win over the Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies, thus winning the third place.
Taking the MVP of the competition was the Bethel Young Lasses’ Roneika Gibson. She was also the MVP of the third place play-off as well as in her team’s semi-final.
Meanwhile, Ithesha Matthews of the Police Youth Club, copped the MVP of her team’s semi-final and MVP of the final awards.
The best shooter award went to Kenica Nicolls of the Division of Teacher Education, who scored 104 of her 122 attempts; Angel Stephens of the Bethel Young Lasses was best mid-court and Nadica John of the Division of Teacher Education, the best defender.