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Demoted Digicel bow out of Division One with draw against Wray & Nephew

Friday, June 28, 2019

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Digicel Jamaica ended their Division One campaign on a high after playing out to a 103-103 draw with Wray & Nephew Limited in the final round of matches in the preliminary stages of the 2019 National Assoication of Domino Bodies Kingston & St Andrew Region Business House League last Friday. After losing six consecutive games, Digicel came to life in round seven of the competition when they outplayed many-time champions Kingston Wharves 109-101. Playing at home at 14 Ocean Boulevard, Kingston Mall, last Friday, Digicel turned up big once more, but their late rally came too late as they will be demoted to the lower division come next year.

National Baking Company's miserable run also came to an end with a 110-134 beating from champions Campari. Along with Digicel, National Baking Company will be demoted to the the lower division.

In other results, Ministry of Finance (MOF) continued their superiority over Seprod with a 102-99 beating at 30 National Heroes Circle; RJRGleaner defeated Kingston Wharves 116-99 at 7 North Street and Urban Development (UDC) turned the tables on Jamaica Observer with a 118-101 win at 40-42 1/2 Beechwood Avenue.

In Division Two, BOJ defeated Sagicor Jamaica Limited 95-91 at Nethersole Place; Stewart's Automotive Group went down 98-120 to National Commercial Bank (NCB) at 49 1/2 South Camp Road and Kris An Charles whipped Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) 115-107 at 15-17 Duke Street. National Housing Trust (NHT) were out of action.

The second and third rounds in the Knockout competiton take place today at NHT, starting at 6:30 pm.

PAJ take on Kris An Charles, Jamaica Observer face Digicel, Kingston Wharves play RJRGleaner and Sagicor Jamaica Linited are up against Seprod. MOF got a bye in the second round and will play the winner with the smallest win margin in the third round.


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