Schools netball begins

November 06, 2015
Ian Allen/Staff Photographer St Catherine's Alexce Francis (left) challenges St Hugh's Kadien Dehaney during the ISSA high school's netball competition at the Leila Robinson Court.

Denbigh High and Holmwood Technical are hoping to start on a winning note when second-round action of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Rural Schoolgirl Netball competition gets under way today at venues across the island.

Teams will be divided into four groups among juniors and seniors. Winners and runner's-up of each Group will advance to quarter-finals which will begin on November 25.

Twenty-four teams will be in action in both categories. Defending junior champions Denbigh High topped their preliminary round group have been placed in group one.

Denbigh be joined by Anchovy High, Frome Technical. Newell High, Bishop Gibson High and St Hilda's High. The champions will open their account to Newell at Manchester High at 10:30 a.m.

Defending senior champions, Holmwood Technical, despite losing members of last year's all- conquering team, which went on to win the all-island title, topped their group and will play in group three.

Joining them are Green Pond, Edwin Allen High, Charlemont High, St. Mary high and Yallahs High.

JUNIOR Matches

n Frome Tech vs St. Hilda's Montego Bay High, 10:30 a.m.

n Bishop Gibson vs Anchovy - Frome sports Club, 11 a.m.

n Newell vs Denbigh Manchester High, 10:30 a.m.

n Mt Alvernia vs Hampton - Manchester High, 10:30 a.m.

n Glenmuir vs Manchester High Clarendon Park, 10 a.m.

n Knox vs Guy's Hill - Clarendon Park, 10 a.m.

n Holmwood vs Dinthill - Clarendon Park, 11:30 a.m.

n Mannings vs Albert Town- Montego Bay High, 12 p.m.

n Marymount vs Montego Bay - Moneague College, 10 a.m.

n St Mary High vs Herbert Morrison - Moneague College, 10:45 a.m.

n Central vs St. Thomas Tech - Queen's School, 111:30 a.m.

n Edwin Allen vs Titchfield - Queen's, 11:30 a.m.

SENIORS

n Frome Tech vs A. Gallimore- Montego Bay High Montego Bay High, 11:15 a.m.

n Decarteret vs Irwin - St Elizabeth Tech, 11 a.m.

n Hampton vs Denbigh - Manchester, 11:30 a.m.

n Anchovy vs St. Elizabeth Tech - Frome Sports Club, 11:45 a.m.

n Glenmuir vs Manchester High - Clarendon Park, 11:30 a.m.

n Holmwood Technical vs Charlemont- Clarendon Park- 11:30 a.m.

n Knox vs Old Harbour- Clarendon Park, 10:45 a.m.

n Edwin Allen vs Yallahs- Queen's School, 12:30 p.m.

n Thompson Town vs Titchfield Queen's School, 12:30 p.m.

n Buff Bay vs Herbert Morrison- Moneague College, 11:30 a.m.

n St Mary's High vs Green Pond Moneague College, 12:30 p.m.

n Petersfield vs York Castle- Montego Bay High, 1:00 p.m.

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