Shimona Nelson scores 58 as Sunshine Girls burn Barbados 103-24 at 2022 Commonwealth Games

By August 01, 2022
Shimona Nelson scores 58 as Sunshine Girls burn Barbados 103-24 at 2022 Commonwealth Games World Netball

Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls crushed their Caribbean rivals Barbados Gems 103-24 to go 3-0 in their 2022 Commonwealth Games campaign on Monday.

In their most clinical display so far, Jamaica scored their goals from 109 attempts to become the first team to achieve 100 or more goals in a match at these Games.

Shimona Nelson led their scoring with 58 goals from 60 attempts while Jhaniele Fowler who replaced her to start the fourth quarter scored 24 from 27 attempts. Shanice Beckford contributed 12 goals from 13 attempts and Rebekah Robinson was a perfect nine from nine.

Jamaica outscored the Barbadians each quarter 23-5, 28-4, 22-8, and 30-7 in the dominant display.

Faye Agard scored 10 goals from 12 attempts and Shonica Wharton 10 from 15 in the  Gems' losing effort.

In the other match in Pool A, Australia defeated South Africa 74-48.

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