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Champions hit top form in Corporate Area netball

Published:Friday | October 26, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Raymond Graham, Gleaner Writer

DEFENDING Senior and Junior Corporate Area netball champions, St Andrew High and St Hugh's High, are heading to the second round of the competition with unbeaten records.

The second round will begin next Thursday at the Leila Robinson Courts.

The Jennifer Brown-coached St Andrew High senior team are on maximum nine points after winning their three matches in Group C. They have so far beaten Eltham High 48-10, Jonathan Grant 64-6, and Spanish Town High 47-25.

Former champions The Queen's School, St Hugh's, St Catherine High, Camperdown High and St Jago High are also unbeaten and look set to win their respective groups.

The Marvette Anderson-coached Queen's have also been impressive so far with three big wins to be on nine points and top of Group D. They have beaten Ardenne 78-4, Campion 79-10, and Holy Childhood 39-14.

Camperdown lead Group A with nine points with wins over Excelsior 47-17, Oberlin 43-29, and Norman Manley 33-25.

St Jago High lead Group B with nine points after wins over Bridgeport 36-15, Gaynstead 40-4, and Penwood 40-4.

Former champions St Hugh's are ahead in Group E with nine points after wins over Denham Town 51-2, Vauxhall 70-11, and Greater Portmore 62-5.

St Catherine High, with 12 points, lead Group F after four straight wins. They have beaten Charlie Smith 45-17, Immaculate 52-22, Tarrant 58-2, and Tivoli High 49-2.

Defending junior champions St Hugh's High stayed on course after two wins in Group E. They have beaten Vauxhall 30-20 and Greater Portmore 61-2.

Below are other group leaders and their scores in junior competition:

Group A - Camperdown, 15 points. They have wins over Excelsior 29-20, Tarrant 43-18, Jonathan Grant 28-14. Oberlin 44-7 and Norman Manley 30-24.

Group B - St Jago High, 10 points, after drawing 22-22 with Gaynstead and scoring wins over Bridgeport 21-16, Penwood 22-5 and Cumberland 34-5.

Group C - St Andrew High are on 12 points. They have defeated Eltham 21-6, Jonathan Grant 24-6, Spanish Town 23-13 and Meadowbrook 23-13.

Group D - Queen's, 15 points, following victories over Ardenne 39-7, Campion 35-8, Holy Childhood 24-17, Hydel 42-4 and St Andrew Technical 49-7.