RSVG Police shows sporting force
December 15, 2006

RSVG Police shows sporting force

RSVG Police Force continue to show they possess some of the most talented sporting personnel.

The law officers added the National Lotteries Authority Top Belair softball cricket competition last Saturday afternoon, to their list of 2006 achievements.{{more}}

Police’s victory was not without a struggle over Street Fighters. Police had to recover from 26 for 5, to reach 87 for 7 made in their allotted 20 overs.

A 43 run partnership between Renrick Cato (16) and Saleem George (18) pushed them to their eventual total. Salvan Browne hit 14.

Westwick Straugh 4 for 20 was the top bowler for Street Fighters.

At 16 for 4, Street Fighters were revived through Ozni Billingy and Austin Mc Dowald who added 48 for the fifth wicket.

Rolando Wright with a tight line caused panic to the Street Fighters’ lower order batting. Needing six runs from their last over bowled by Wright, Street Fighters could only muster one run. They ended at 82 for 8.

Wright’s with 0 for 10 off his four overs was named player of the final. Police pocketed $1200. Debutantes Street Fighters gained $800. Police added $475 for placing second in the knock out segment. Simple Boys, third position pocketed $500 and CGM Novice, the knock out champions, fourth. Novice earned $675 for their victory and $300 for their fourth place.

Eldon Morris of Simple Boys was voted the best all rounder for his 113 runs and his 11 wickets. His teammate Veron Bute captured the most wickets (15). Maxy Hackshaw’s 170 of Fair Hall Falcons scored the most runs in the league. Wright and Browne recorded the two centuries 115 not out and 113 not out respectively.

Police won both the premier division and first division of the national cricket competition, the league and knock out titles of the Marriaqua Netball competition and Rodney Caruth won the singles title in firms table tennis .