The Dominos Lady Heels have quickly
established themselves in women’s basketball.
Last year they nearly missed out on
two trophies and this year they are in good stead.
Coming into this week the Heels
were undefeated and tied for the lead atop the Cayman Islands Real Estate
Brokers Association National Women’s League.
Most of that success comes from
their experienced star trio of Benecia Thompson, Sarah Kidd and Dionne Anglin.
However the role players have
played a big part in the victories. Among them is unsung heroine Joanne Remillard.
Stats-wise there is nothing
spectacular as she averages roughly six points, five rebounds and two steals a
On the court though she is a whiz
with the ball in her hands and shows the kind of determination driving to the
hole any coach would appreciate.
Defensively she helps out on
pick-and-rolls and does a good job marking on the wing.
All of her efforts helped Dominos
pace the league in scoring (netting over 266 points) and rank second in defense
(allowing less than 200 points).
Remillard and company faced a big
test last night against the previously unbeaten Home Gas Flames. Led by
Cassiane Lawrence and Wendy Manzanares the Flames gave the Heels all they could
Sunday sees the Lady Heels back in
action in one of the two games scheduled at the Arts and Recreation
Center in Camana Bay.
At 4pm Silver Bullets hope to
dampen the Flames before Welly’s face Dominos at 6pm.
Welly’s hope to bounce back from a
tough 65-42 loss to Home Gas last Sunday. The Flames had four players in double
digits including Lauren Keller who had a triple double with 13 points, 13
rebounds and 10 assists.
Letanya Thompson (14 points, nine
rebounds) and Latorae Nixon (11 points, eight rebounds and five steals) were
top scorers for the Cool Spot squad.