Sport

Girls win 2nd Test to stay on course

Tuesday, September 25, 2012    

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JAMAICA'S Sunshine Girls defeated England, 49-44, in the second match of their tri-Test netball series at the Echo Arena in Liverpool yesterday to level the series 1-1.

Led by goalshooter Jhaniele Fowler with 32 from 36 attempts, the Jamaicans led at the end of the first quarter, 14-12, 25-20 at half-time and 38-31 at the end of the third quarter before going on to victory.

Romelda Aiken assisted with 12 goals from 16 attempts while Anna Kay Griffiths had 5 from 12. For the English Joanne Harten top scored with 19 goals from 26 attempts.

Rosie Allison had 15 from 23 while goal attack Pamela Cookey landed 10 from 10.

Jamaica must win the series to retain their world number three ranking earned after their win at the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) in June.

The final match will be played at the EIS in Sheffield tomorrow.

Teams:

Jamaica: GS Fowler , GA Griffiths, WA Tulloch, C Bryan, WD Williams, GD Kelly, GK Lynch

England: GS Allison, GA Cookey, WA Corbin, C Bayman, WD Guthrie, GD Agabeze, GK Beckford-Chambers.

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