QUEST Prep defeated Portmore Missionary 4-1 to capture the 2013 Jamaica Independent Schools' Association (JISA) Preparatory Schools' Open Rally at the Leila Robinson Courts recently.
The winners coached by Errol White are former many-time champions of the prep school netball league competition.
He said it's the first time he is coaching Quest and the girls played well. "It is a good feeling although they did not play to their true potential," he said.
White, however, said there are certain areas for improvement and the players should get better as the competition progresses.
Quest defeated St Catherine Prep 3-0, while Portmore Missionary Prep clipped Our Lady of the Angels Prep 3-2 in their respective semi-finals. Our Lady of the Angels beat St Catherine 4-3 in the third-place
In the preliminary rounds, Our Lady of the Angels topped Zone One with 15 points as Wolmer's Prep finished second on
Zone Two was won by Quest with 13 points on goal difference over Mona Prep, who had a similar 13 points. Quest scored 20 goals with two against, while Mona scored 15 goals with
Portmore Missionary emerged winners of Zone Three with seven points ahead of Hydel Prep, who ended with five points.
St Catherine captured Zone Four with 12 points ahead of Trafalgar Christian Academy Prep with nine points.
Twenty prep schools participated in the Opening Rally and Uniform Parade.
Meanwhile, Kingsway captured the JISA High Schools section by beating West Avenue 4-1 in the final. Four schools took part in the rally.
The top-five in the Uniform Parade were Wolmer's, Quest, Bright Beginning's Prep, Mavisville Prep and Our Lady of the Angels.
The top-two schools from each of the four zones will qualify for the semi-final round to be divided into two zones of four teams each. The winners of each zone will advance to the final, with the second-placed teams playing for third and fourth positions, respectively.