Hot Denbigh burn up STETHS
DESPITE going down to two defeats earlier, Holmwood Technical stayed on course to defend their title as they surprised preseason favourites Manchester High senior team 44-34 at GC Foster College in yesterday's quarter-finals, to book a place in next week's semis.
Holmwood took control of the game early and at the end of the first quarter they were in front 11-7, before extending their lead to 26-21 at the half-time break. Holmwood totally dominated the third quarter to lead 33-21, then held on for an easy win.
Denbigh, Herbert Morrison and Knox also booked a place in next week's senior semi-finals. The Janice Hansel Walker-coached Denbigh had the biggest win of the day, in their game at Manchester High, blowing away St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) 42-11. At STETHS, Herbert Morrison turned back Glenmuir 32-21 and Knox prevailed 34-28 over May Day High.
In the junior quarter-finals, Denbigh again thrashed STETHS, scoring a massive 54-14 win. Joining them in the semis are Bellefield High, who edged Anchovy 27-26, Titchfield, who got by Bishop Gibson 28-22 and Manchester High, who dismissed Yallahs High 35-25.