The BAC Women in Blue are the 2017 Bermuda Netball Association Summer League Double Elimination Tournament champions following play at the Bernard Park.
BAC Women in Blue faced off against the 2017 Bermuda Netball Association Summer League champions Teachers, these two teams faced off against each other a week ago with the match ending in a tie that handed the Teachers the title, but the BAC Women in Blue wanted to pick up some silverware and they did so winning that all important game 8-7.
Bermuda Netball Association Summer League Double Elimination Tournament Results
Storm 13 Swallows 4
Teachers 6 BHB Angels 7
BAC Women in Blue 11 Storm 6
Swallows 2 Teachers 15
BHB Angels 5 BAC Women in Blue 6
Teachers 8 Storm 5
BHB Angels 6 Teachers 9
BAC Women in Blue 8 Teachers 7
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
BNA Summer League Champions Crowned
The 2017 Bermuda Netball Association’s Summer League Season concluded with Teacher claiming the title.
The League High Goal scorer was Sonja Townsend of Teachers with 137 goals, Darrika Simons of BAC Women in Blue with 127 goals and Diara Benjamin of Teachers with 69 goals.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
BNA Summer League Round Up
Action from Bernard Park
The much anticipated Bermuda Netball Association Summer League game did not disappoint those who decided to remain and watch.
The match pitted undefeated Teachers against the BAC Women in Blue who were in second place three points behind, this game produced 44 goals with the teams sharing a point each with the game deadlocked at 22-22.
Diara Benjamin led the Teachers scoring 16 goals, while Sonja Townsend added 4 goals and Tanika White scored twice, both Nikita Trott and Darrika Simons scored 11 goals each.
The Storm got 15 goals from Kaamilah Nasir in their 30 - 20 win over PHC. Zekiah Lewis added 13 goals and Nabiilah Nasir scored twice.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Bermuda Summer League Round Up
The Bermuda Netball Summer League Season is moving into the final stages of the season, with a triple header at the Bernard Park.
A total of 136 goals were scored on the event with the biggest margin of victory coming in the BAC Women in Blue 48 - 10 win over the Swallows.
Debra Saltus led the BAC Women in Blue with 28 goals, while Darrika Simons added 20 goals.
The Storm defeated the BHB Angels 17 - 10, Kaamilah Nasir scored 7 goals for the Storm, with Debre Evans adding 5 goals, Jade Johnston scored 3 times and Zekiah Lewis chipped in with 2 goals. Stacey O’Brien scored all 10 goals for the BHB Angels.
The Teachers recorded a 37 - 14 win over PHC, the Teachers were led by Sonja Townsend with 20 goals, while Diara Benjamin added 17 goals, while Vernicka Symonds scored 8 goals for PHC, who also got 6 goals from Tyra Simmons.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
BNA President & Player Explain USA Incident
Bermuda’s National Netball recently concluded their International Test Series against the USA, with a win and draw and a loss.
Bermuda Netball President Kimale Evans said, “In the end USA won the tri-series but our Bermuda Longtails put on a glorious showing and a valiant effort. Bermuda should be proud of their team.”
During the second game of the Series and altercation took place, with a USA player slapping Bermuda’s Asante Chapman in the face, it was reported that Chapman retaliated and was ejected along with the USA player.
But the official report from the match stated that Chapman was given a timeout, while the USA player was ejected.
www.islandstats.com met up with the President and the player to get comments regarding the incident.