St. Kitts Netball Association selects National Under 16 team to participate in the Caribbean Netball Association (CNA) Jean Pierre Tournament

Basseterre, St. Kitts – After weeks of vigorous preparation and practice, the St. Kitts Netball Association has selected the team, who will represent island in the Caribbean Netball Association’s Jean Pierre Youth (Under 16) Championships in Antigua.

The team comprises:

Team Manager Laverne Collins (St. Kitts Netball Association 1st
Coach Hilarine Blanchette
Assistant Coach Shamarda Jeffers
Team Physio/Nurse Mavis Lewis

The Players

Kahnein Blanchette (Captain)
Tassaney Steinbergen (Vice Captain)
Kadeema Blanchette
Akilah Challenger
Aaliyah Gibson
Ashantè Phipps
Tonecia Wattley
Dianja Mills
Kwahnè Wharton
Xyhansha (See Ann Sha) Samuel
Givanique Dunrod
Shy-Reese Maynard
Donella Eddy
Juwanna Caines
Isheeka Williams

According to Mrs. Hilarine Blanchette, “the girls have been preparing for participation in the CNA Jean Pierre Tournament for quite a while. As part of their training, they have been engaged in a series of training sessions that included matches with seasoned and former Netballers, which have helped to raise the level of their game and increase our chances of bringing home the trophy.”

The ‘Sugar Girls’ will compete against other territories such as, Jamaica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominica, Nevis, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, and Montserrat.

The tournament will be held from 4th thru 14th April 2014.

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