September 3, 2010
Sion Hill Masters records back to back wins

Sion Hill Masters secured back to back victories last weekend as the National Masters 20/20 Cricket Competition had a full slate of matches.{{more}}

Sion Hill first disposed of former winners Stubbs by six wickets. Stubbs made 106. Christopher Campbell, 45. Former St. Vincent and the Grenadines player Sylvester Vanloo took 4 for 19.

In reply, Sion Hill reached 111 for 4. Augustine Victory hit 64 not out.

On Sunday, it was a similar triumph over CK Greaves Vintage Arnos Vale.

Taking first strike, Arnos Vale scored 118 for 7 off 20 overs. Former SVG and Windwards middle order batsman Monty Warner topscored with 43, and Ken Hull, 21. Cecil Charles took 3 for 20.

Sion Hill responded with 119 for 4. Colbert McDonald made 54.

Also in winner’s row was Ajuba, which defeated another former winner of the competition, Police, by nine wickets. Police Masters compiled 130 for 4 off 20 overs. The ex-SVG and Windwards batsman Gosnel Cupid scored 78 not out, and Oneil Thomas contributed 34.

Ajuba Masters romped to 132 for 1. Leon Samuel, 64 not out, and Ike Jeffery, 32 not out.

North Leeward beat Joyette’s Auto/Slater Development Pastures by seven wickets.

Pastures reached 178 for 2 off 20 overs. Anthony Trimmingham, 61, and Tyrone Jack, 56.

North Leeward, on the back of Orville Franklyn’s 97 not out and Kenneth Lewis’ 38, responded with 181 for 3.

Computec Belfongo defeated St.Vincent Cooperative Bank P’tani by 40 runs.

Belfongo posted 128 for 8 off the allotted 20 overs. Theo Huggins hit 21. Jerome Samuel led P’tani’s bowling with 4 for 20, and the evergreen Walford Ambris, 2 for 13.

Ptani Masters were dismissed for 88 off 17.3 overs. Junior Bacchus bagged 4 for 14, and Samuel Holder, 2 for 11.

Also triumphing was Buccament, which got past Dasent Cottage by six wickets.

Dasent Cottage batted first and made 99 all out off 16 overs. James George made 40. Israel Abraham took 2 for 14.

Buccament in reply scored 101 for 4. Kenneth Ollivierre, 31, Brent Barker, 23, and Osbert Young, 21 not out, rallied their team to victory.

Reigning champions Log Enterprises Kingstown recorded a three wicket win over Rudy’s Electrical Barrouallie.

Barrouallie scored 120 all out, with former SVG, Windwards and West Indies fast bowler Ian Allen making 36 and Ian Williams, 27.

Jimmy Sam recorded the first hat trick of this year’s competition as he snared 4 for 26.

Kingstown navigated to 126 for 7. Bradley Brooker was the lead batsman with 38 and Joseph Medford made 31 not out. Nigel Frederick took 4 for 15 in a losing effort.

And, Stubbs made amends for their earlier loss by beating London Masters by 21 runs.

Stubbs put together 152 for 4 off their 20 overs. Vincent Benjamin struck 46 not out and Samuel Williams chipped in with 27.

London Masters fell short by 21 runs, as they reached 131 for 9. Former SVG and Windwards Under-19 captain Lauren Baptiste hit 23.Bowling for Stubbs, Godfrey Brewster had 4 for 21, and Dave Stapleton, 2 for 10. (RT)