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Bluebirds winging their way towards title

YMSC Lady Bluebirds continued their steady march towards the Senior Winter League championship at Bernard Park at the weekend.

Led by Danielle Raynor’s 40 points, Lady Bluebirds beat Warwick Pink Panthers 58-41 in a high-scoring affair to extend their unbeaten streak to ten games.

With eight rounds remaining in the campaign Lady Bluebirds remain three points ahead of nearest rivals New Life.

Also in double figures for the league leaders was Ebonie Burgess who chipped in with 16 points. Kirstin Saltus (19) and Melissa Fiddick (16) combined for 35 points in a losing cause for Warwick Pink Panthers who slumped to their seventh loss of the season.

Hot on Lady Bluebirds’ heels are New Life who got past YMSC Blazing Bluebirds 58-31. Deborah DeShields poured in 33 points for New Life and was ably supported by Rose Sanders who added 11 points. Fredericka Samuels (13) and Akiela Hendrickson (18) led Blazing Bluebirds’ scoring.

NVCC Lady Rams chalked up their fifth league win of the campaign after thrashing winless NVCC Lady Rams Too 64-11 in a lopsided affair. Chenzira Lightbourne led NVCC Lady Rams’ victory charge with 52 points while Jordyn Morris replied with nine points for NVCC Lady Rams Too who remain anchored at the bottom of the standings.

The remaining Senior Winter League match up saw Signworx hammer DC Warriors 42-7. Diara Benjamin led the scoring for Signworx with 31 points while Stacey O’Brien had three points for DC Warriors, who remain ninth in the ten team standings.

Elsewhere at Bernard Park at the weekend Signworx were crowned Under 16 Knockout champions after edging NVCC Lady Rams 7-6 in an evenly contested final.

(Photo by Mark Tatem) Jasmine Renfroe (Signworx in Green) and Kayla Virgil-Darrell (NVCC Lady Rams in Red)

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Published February 28, 2012 at 1:00 am (Updated February 28, 2012 at 7:48 am)

Bluebirds winging their way towards title

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