Jhaniele Fowler-Nembhard leads West Coast fever to victotry

Sunshine girls captain Jhaniele Fowler-Nembhard produced an outstanding performance, scoring 63 goals to lead the West Coast fever to a resounding 81-56 victory over the Sunshine Coast lightning in their suncorp Super Netball League home opener yesterday.

Fowler-Nembhard’s remarkable accuracy was on full display, with the Jamaican Shooter missing just two shots throughout the match.

Fellow Sunshine Girl Shanice Beckford’s  8 from 11 played a pivotal role in the midcourt that enabled fowler-nembhard to find space and capitalize on scoring opportunities.

The Fever continued their winning streak, extending their record to two wins without dropping a single quarter in their opening games. 

Meanwhile  , the other Jamaicans Shamera  Sterling-Humphrey, Latanya  Wilson  and  Romelda  Aiken-George  were  on  the  losing  end in  their  teams  2nd  round  contest.

This  as   the  Adelainde  Thunderbirds  were  beaten  by  the  Melbourne  Vixens.

The  defending  champions  went  down  54-53  in  an  intense  battle  which  saw  the  defensive  duo  of  reigning  MVP  Sterling-Humphrey  and  Wilson  producing  immense pressure early into the Vixens’ attacking end.

This  while  Aiken  George  topped  the  Thunderbirds  scoring  with  28  from  30  attempts.

Jodi-Ann  Ward  was  also  on  the  losing  end  as  the  giants  were  beaten  65-62  by  the  Queensland  Firbirds


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