Netball Tournament returns to Saint Lucia, know results so far

The secondary schools netball tournament has returned on the shores of Saint Lucia on October 20, 2023.

Netball Tournament returns to Saint Lucia, know results so far
Netball Tournament returns to Saint Lucia, know results so far

Castries, Saint Lucia: The secondary schools netball tournament has returned on the shores of Saint Lucia on October 20, 2023. The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports hosted two matches on the first day at the Vigie Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.

In the first game, Saint Lucia Sports Academy (SLSA) defeated Leon Hess Comprehensive Secondary School 27-4, with Goal Shoot Clediana De Rose scoring 21 out of 27 attempts.

In the second game, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) beat Stanley John Odlum Secondary 32-3. Goal Attack Rene John scored 16 out of 21 attempts for SALCCA, and Goal Shoot Chloe St. Mark netted 10 out of 13 attempts

On Friday, October 20, 2023, one more game was played during the Under 19 school’s netball tournament at Micoud Court. Soufriere Comprehensive Secondary School (SCSS) won against Micoud Secondary School (MSS) with a score of 42-10. The quarter scores were 12-0, 18-0, 28-6, and 42-10.

Keley Monlouis, the Goal Shooter for SCSS, scored 33 out of 39 attempts, while Cleah Cazaubon, the Goal Attack, netted 9 out of 20 attempts. For MSS, Rianne Joseph scored 6 out of 12 attempts, and Mekiege Joseph netted 4 out of 9 attempts.

Netball Tournament

Saint Lucia hosts a Netball Tournament every year in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports. It is aimed to extract athletic spirit and talent from the young generations of the country.

It will also serve as a platform for the youth to practice and enhance their netball skills. The tournament will pave their path to several international events.

The tournament was started on Thursday, October 19, 2023 across two venues. The format of the tournament is dependent upon two categories. The categories have been divided according to the age which is Under 15 and Under 19.

During the Under 15 game at the Vigie Multi-Purpose Sports Complex, Leon Hess Comprehensive Secondary School did not show up for their 11:00 a.m. game against Babonneau Secondary School. However, in the second game, St. Joseph’s Convent (SJC) defeated Castries Comprehensive Secondary School 17-4 in a low-scoring match.