Manchester on high in school TT

Saturday, February 23, 2013

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AS play continued yesterday afternoon in the ISSA Table Tennis competition, fixtures were completed in three categories in the Central One zone.


Fixtures were completed in girls Under-19 and boys Under-16, and Manchester High topped both zones to advance to the rural finals.


In addition, they also qualified for the finals of girls Under-16 as the other team in the zone withdrew. Glenmuir placed second in both girls Under-19, for which they are defending champions, and boys Under-16 and will contest the semi-finals from which the top performers will progress to the finals.


The zone fixtures were completed yesterday in these categories when Manchester hosted Glenmuir in a triple header, in which the hosts were victorious 3-1 in girls Under-19, 4-1 in boys Under-16 and 3-2 in boys Under-19.


There is one match remaining in the zone fixtures for boysUnder-19.


Final points standings in the girls Under-19 are: Manchester four and Glenmuir two.


In boys Under-16 final points standings, Manchester are on eight points, Glenmuir six and newcomers Old Harbour four. With the one match left to be played in boys Under-19 between Holmwood and Glenmuir, Manchester have completed their fixtures with 11 points, Glenmuir have nine, Old Habour seven and Holmwood five.


In four Urban Under-16 girls matches yesterday afternoon, Ardenne defeated St Catherine 3-2 and defending champions Wolmer's blanked Merl Grove 3-0 in Group One; while in Group Two, Campion turned back Hillel 3-1 and St Andrew won by default from Norman Manley.


After these results in Group One, with all teams having one match remaining, Ardenne lead with 10 points, ahead of Wolmer's nine, St Catherine seven and Merl Grove five.


In Group Two, Campion are on top with 11 points, followed by Immaculate, 10; Hillel, nine; St Andrew, eight, and Norman Manley, six. Immaculate have three matches remaining, Norman Manley have one left and the other three teams have two matches each remaining.


The top-two finishers from each group will progress to semi-finals.


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