Couples, Eltham on top in Sandals/ Beaches Netball League
Couples Tower Isle slammed St Mary Police Club 25-11 and Eltham defeated Conquest 32 to 12, as action continued in the Sandals/Beaches Ocho Rios Eltham Netball Community league recently.
The opening match at the Eltham Community Centre started out as an evenly contested encounter until Couples turned up to the heat to surge away from their opponents. Couples utilised some slick passing and dead eye shooting to score an emphatic victory. Jay Johnson was the star of the hotel team scoring 23 goals from 25 attempts, while Chevaughn Brown netted 11 of 16 for the Police Youth club.
In the feature encounter, Eltham were in scintillating form as Kimberly Hudson scored 19 from 22 attempts and was well supported by Kurt Dale 13 of 16. Conquest were led by Raheem Chambers who shot 15 from 21 and Sanjay Lugg 3 of 7.
Eltham team captain Kurt Dale was full of praise for his team, which he said was peaking at the right time and had a great shot at winning the title. He praised Sandals and Beaches Ocho Rios hotels, which comprise Sandals Royal Plantation, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort and Beaches Ocho Rios for their sponsorship of the event, which was providing an invaluable outlet for community netball talent.