Roseau, Dominica: Dominica Under 16 netball team made a resounding statement in their opening match at the 2023 Jean Pierre Caribbean Youth Netball Tournament. Playing against Saint Lucia, the Nature Girls were in top form, dominating the game with their impressive netball skills to win 23-8. The match was played at the Windsor Park Stadium forecourt in Roseau and drew an appreciative local crowd.
The Nature Girls were led by their captain, Kenya John, who demonstrated accurate shooting throughout the match. She played a pivotal role in the team’s success, scoring 25 out of 18 shots. However, it wasn’t just John’s performance that was noteworthy. Le-Myah Forde also contributed significantly to the team’s win, scoring 10 out of 5 shots.
The Dominican team put on a remarkable display of netball in quarters 3 and 4, which was when they proved unstoppable. They showed great team spirit and worked cohesively to outscore their opponents in those quarters. Their performance was a testament to their hard work and dedication to the sport.
The victory was especially sweet as it came against a formidable opponent in Saint Lucia. The Nature Girls had to stay focused and determined throughout the game, and their hard work paid off in the end.
Dominica’s next game in the tournament is scheduled for Sunday at 7:30 pm, and they will be taking on Trinidad and Tobago. This will be another exciting match, and the Nature Girls will have to bring their A-game once again to secure another win.
The team’s impressive performance in their first match has set the bar high for their opponents in the tournament. It’s clear that the Nature Girls are a force to be reckoned with and are serious contenders for the tournament’s title.
The Dominica Under-16 netball team’s win over Saint Lucia was a remarkable achievement. The team showed excellent teamwork, skill, and determination, which helped them secure an impressive victory. Their next game against Trinidad and Tobago promises to be another exciting match, and all can’t wait to see what the Nature Girls have in store.