The Dart Women’s League, put on by the Grand Cayman Flag Football Association, sees two unbeaten teams.
Friday night’s game between Androgroup Killa-Panthers and the newly formed Hot 104.1 Cheetahs saw the Killa-Panthers survive 6-0 to stay perfect. Androgroup quarterback Christina Hefner completed 17 out of 20 passes with one interception thrown and the lone touchdown pass caught by Lisa Malice, who also caught three more balls. Alicia Dixon and Cassandra Bodden had six receptions each.
On defence Gillian Roffey, Glenita Logan and Suyen Coe had three tackles each. Delicia Ebanks came up with a sack and Kathryn Walsh contributed an interception.
The Cheetahs’ quick defence kept them in the game, as Sophia Dilbert had five tackles, followed by Tonia Ebanks-McLaughlin with four. Rookies Amanda Nelson and Jennifer Cotarelo each had three tackles and the quick-footed Diandra Bodden came through with one sack. Cotarelo also added an INT. Rookie QB Kimberley Rivers completed 11 out of 26 passes, with one INT. Jessica Richards led the offence with four receptions, followed by Jamesette Anglin with three.
Last Saturday’s first game saw the Burger King Wolverines stay flawless by chewing up the Subway Stingers 43-0. Player of the Week Antoinette Lewis cruised with 13 of 20 passes completed, including four touchdown passes. After gaining a considerable lead, Jessica Ebanks stepped in and completed six of seven passes.
Benecia Thompson led the Wolverines with four receptions, two touchdowns and one three-point conversion. Jahzenia Thomas posted four balls and two TDs. Saneata Smith had three receptions, a TD and a conversion while Joni Wood had four receptions and a conversion. Defensively, Shinette Rhoden came through with a pick and Natalee Dyke had two sacks.
False starts and bad snaps created a poor performance from Subway. QB Christina Pineda completed four out of eight pass attempts with one INT. Latoya Cover, Joanne Remillard and rookie Melanie Bastos each caught a ball and Cover’s catch was the only advancement Subway made to the 40-yard line. Leading the defence was Keisha Anglin with five tackles. Dionne Anglin, Timisha Edwards and Bastos each had two tackles.
Hammerheads Lady Sharks, the 2011 champs, got a 14-0 win over Maples Bliss. Filling in as quarterback, Hong Nguyen completed 20 of 28 passes, including one touchdown pass to Scimone Campbell and two interceptions thrown. Bobeth O’Garro took a quick turn at quarterback, with a TD pass to Campbell. Lilia Conolly and Sophia Foster had five and eight ctaches respectively, followed by Zoenief Walker and Campbell with four receptions each.
Playing corner was Conolly, who made eight tackles on defence, followed by Meghan Boccaccio and Sarrah Kidd with two tackles each. Boccaccio had three interceptions, with Walker and rookie Valerie Coerver contributing three sacks.
Maples used Eleanor Berry as quarterback but she completed just six of nine pass attempts with three interceptions thrown. Krishan Welcome received three balls and Dianerra Whittaker, Jessica Maxwell and Maliqui Awe came up with one catch each. On defence, Awe had six tackles, followed by Somali Hall with five tackles, Maxwell with four and Taylor Reid and Whittaker each with three. Sheyla Torres added a sack.
After a year sabbatical, the Zulu Warriors defeated the Lone Star Jager Monsters 13-6. Warriors’ QB Jessica Pawlik completed 13 of 25 passes, including a TD pass and four picks. Dionne Whittaker also stepped in as QB, completing four of six passes and ran in a TD. Shamar Ennis had a great game with five receptions and a TD. Emily Vaka’uta had four catches. On defence, Hortencia Jackson had five tackles and one pick, Whittaker had four tackles and a INT and Maggie Ebanks had three picks.
Tricia Miller served as Lone Star QB, replacing Michelle McTaggart, but completed just 11 of 20 passes with four picks. Erica Bosch-Bone stepped in momentarily and threw a pick. On offense, Bosch-Bone caught five balls. Last year’s star defensive player, Renee Thompson, had two catches. On defence, Christina Ravdas had five tackles, Thompson had four tackles and a pick that led to a TD, Monique Roberts had two sacks and Devon Smith had two picks and two tackles.
Week three starts Friday, 15 June, at the Camana Bay sports field as Wolverines face Maples at 8pm. Camana Bay sees more action on Saturday, 16 June, as Cheetahs battle Warriors at 10am with Androgroup tackling Subway and Lone Star fighting Hammerheads at 11am.