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Herbert Morrison go for third-straight win in girls' basketball

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical will go after a third-straight win in the ISSA Western Conference girls' open basketball competition today when they take on winless Muschett High in the second game of a double-header at Herbert Morrison.

Herbert Morrison, who are returning to the competition after a long break, won their first two games to be on four points, two behind leaders Mt Alvernia High, who have won their first two games.

In the first game, set to start at 1:30 pm, William Knibb will go after a second-straight win when they face first-timers York Castle High, who are still to win a game after two starts.

On Friday, William Knibb Memorial rebounded from their opening loss to beat former champions Muschett High 64-12.

After a double-digits loss to Mt Alvernia High, William Knibb rebounded with a strong display on Friday, led by triple-double efforts from Shania Wright and Samara Spence as well as a double-double from Ashanti Hall.

William Knibb dominated from the start and led 14-6 after the first period, 29-8 at half-time and were up 41-10 at the end of the third quarter on their way to a big 52 points win.

Wright scored 23 points, had 11 rebounds and 10 steals; Spence had 20 points, 12 steals, 10 rebounds and seven assists, while Hall scored 12 points and had 11 rebounds for the winners.

Moeka Brown scored eight points for Muschett, Shaday Shreves scored four points and Sanique Sinclair had 10 rebounds.

— Paul Reid


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