Mon | Aug 21, 2017

Senior champions lose in ISSA netball semi-finals

Published:Wednesday | November 30, 2016 | 11:00 AMRaymond Graham

New senior champions will be crowned in both the rural and urban ISSA schoolgirls netball competition when the finals are played tomorrow at G.C. Foster College.

In the rural area semi-finals many-time champions Holmwood Technical were beaten by Manchester High while defending urban champions Camperdown High, were stopped by Excelsior High.

Manchester beat Holmwood 39-37 in a close contest and will meet Denbigh High who easily got past Knox College 43-21 in the other semi-final.

In urban action, Excelsior were 28-23 winners over Camperdown and they will meet Gaynstead High who defeated The Queen's School 36-33 in the other senior semi-final.

Denbigh will be gunning for two titles in the finals. Their junior team reached the championship match after whipping first-time semi-finalists St Thomas Technical 24-9. Holmwood, 25-19 winners over Manchester High, will be their opponents in the final.

Gaynstead will also be hunting a double as their junior team is also in the final where they will meet Queen's. Queen's juniors defeated Camperdown 26-17 while Gaynstead cruised by Norman Manley 33-15 in the second semi-final.

All eight semi-final matches were played at G.C. Foster College.