Trott named league’s MVP
Phoenix Heat were the big winners at the Bermuda Netball Association prize-giving at Blue Waters Anglers' Club on Saturday night.
The Heat were the overall Winter League champions last season, as well as claiming the Double-Elimination Tournament, the Sylvia Eastley Tournament and the Merle Parfitt Hustle Senior Tournament.
Storm won the Who's Who Tournament and the Mix Up Switch Up competition.
Jahtuere Trott, of North Village Lady Rams, was named the league's MVP, Danielle Raynor, of Phoenix Heat, won the top attacker's award, and Debre Evans, of Storm, was recognised as the best defender. Raynor was also the top goalscorer with 172 goals.
In the Summer League, Teachers took the title, the BAC Women in Blue won the Double-Elimination Tournament, with Lyndsey Ford, of Teachers, claiming the MVP award.
Somja Townsend, of Teachers, won the top attacker award, while Kirsten Saltus, of BAC, was named best defender.
Kimale Evans, the BNA president, said the Heat's extra quality was reflected in the large amount of silverware they accumulated during the season.
“Phoenix Heat have players who have played for a while and make up about 60 per cent of national team,” Evans said. “They had an excellent season.”
Evans also praised the league runners-up Robin Hood, saying the expat-flavoured outfit had added a different dimension to the league.
“The Hood team have a lot of expats and that brings something different into the league,” she said.
“They have players from different parts of the world who have played netball at a high level, and that's improved the overall competitiveness.”