Shamera Sterling-Humphrey is number one in three categories in Suncorp Super Netball League

Star Sunshine Girls defender Shamera Sterling-Humphrey is holding down the number one spot in three statistical categories heading into play in the First Nations round in the Suncorp Super Netball League in Australia.

The First Nations Round, which is being staged for the second time this season, is part of Australia’s annual NAIDOC Week that celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Sterling-Humphrey who plays for defending champions Adelaide Thunderbirds leads the way in intercepts with 80, deflections 42 and defensive rebounds with 29. This while ranked third in Nissan Net Points with 1092.5

Also featuring prominently statistically are her Thunderbirds teammate Romelda Aiken-George and Latanya Wilson along with Jamaican compatriot Jhaniele Fowler-Nembhard of the West Coast Fever.

Aiken-George holds the top spot in offensive rebounds with 61 while Fowler-Nembhard leads the league in scoring with 685 goals, ranks first in Nissan Net Points (1309) and is also 5th in offensive rebounds with 36.

Wilson in the meantime ranks second in deflections and intercepts having amassed 74 and 40 respectively.

The trio of Sterling Humphrey, Wilson and Aiken-George will be in action for the Thunderbirds who play away to the NSW Swifts in Sydney while Fowler-Nembhard will take center-court alongside Shanice Beckford and Kadie-Ann Dehaney for the third place Fever who are on the road against the league leading Melbourne Vixens. 


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