DEFENDING champions Scotiabank ‘A’ defeated Jamaica Broilers 57-43 to register their fourth consecutive win in the 2010 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Super League competition at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday.
The Winston Nevers-coached bankers have jumped to the top of the table with 12 points, while Broilers were suffering their first defeat from three outings. Many-time champions General Accident are the other only unbeaten team with three wins from as many games.
It was the first real test for both teams and especially Scotiabank ‘A’, who had demolished their opponents with some heavy scoring.
In the first quarter, the bankers outscored their opponents 17-8, and maintained their lead to end the half 30-19.
The third quarter saw the victors further ahead 47-30.
Marsha Murphy netted 40 goals from 47 attempts and Viola Francis-Cummings had 17 goals from 20 efforts, while Anna Kay Griffiths scored 19 goals from 27 attempts for Broilers.
Meanwhile, in another Super League game, Sagicor defeated National Housing Trust (NHT) 50-40. Lorraine Lewis scored 43 goals from 55 attempts for Sagicor, while Christina Grant netted 26 goals from 35 attempts and Lorna Tingle had 14 from 23 attempts.
Scotiabank ‘B’ came out with a hard fought 38-37 win over West Indies Synthetic Company (WISYNCO). Christina Morgan scored 34 goals from 47 attempts for the winners with Janet Reid netting 29 goals from 49 attempts for the losers.
Results of matches played in the J Wray and Nephew-sponsored Junior League: Port Security Corps Limited got the better of FLOW Jamaica 17-14; Bank of Jamaica defeated Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica 30-13; NMIA Limited outscored Jamaica National Building Society 24-20; Housing Agency of Jamaica and Industrial Commercial Development played to an exciting 18-18 draw.
Results of matches played in the Jamaica Infrastructure Operators-sponsored Intermediate ‘A’ League saw Jamaica Constabulary Force ‘B’ defeating GraceKennedy 30-18.
Action in the WISYNCO-sponsored Intermediate ‘B’ League saw Appliance Traders Limited outscoring Advantage General Insurance 28-20; Victoria Mutual Group defeating South East Regional Health Authority 33-25; J Wray and Nephew getting past National Water Commission 22-18; and Bureau of Standards Jamaica beating Gleaner Company 25-18.