November 26, 2010
New champs to be crowned in TBPO Softball

There will be a new league champion in the National Lotteries Authority Top Belair Progressive Organization 20/20 Softball Cricket Competition, after defending champion, CGM Novice was denied a semi final berth by Owia Shottaz.{{more}}

Novice was restricted to 95 for 0 from its 20 overs, with Trevor Bailey making 21 and Roderick John, 18.

Bowling for Owia, Troy Harry took 3 for 5 and Lesborn Lavia, 2 for 30. Owia replied with 96 for 7, achieving victory off the penultimate ball. Elroy Nanton led the way with 32. Andre Hunte picked up 2 for 2, and Desmond Bramble, 2 for 29.

Also making it through to the semi final stage was RSVG Police, which did so at the expense of Glen United.

Henderson Morgan hit 23, as Glen posted 79. Rolando Wright bagged 4 for 17, and Renford Jack, 2 for 15, for the lawmen.

Maxian Richardson then made 36, to lead Police’s victory charge, as they reached 81 for 5. Bowling for Glen, Wayne Garraway took 3 for 20, and Marcus Hackshaw, 2 for 17.

Glen, before taking on Police, had earlier beaten Clinchers by 22 runs, as Morgan hit 60, as Glen made 108 for 4, then restricted Clinchers to 86 for 8 from their 15 overs.

Joining Owia and Police in the last four was Ken’s Plumbing and Associates Simple Boys, which triumphed over Shot Callers by 89 runs. Nicos Davis with 12 sixes and 2 fours, struck 91 and Stein Joseph 26, saw Simple Boys race to 158 for 5 from 15 overs.

Dean Burgin, bowling for Shot Callers picked up 2 for19, and in response was dismissed for 69.

Derron Bute topscored with 15. Kelly Lorraine 3 for 2, and Casmond Walters, 3 for 8, bowled Simple Boys to a relatively easy win.

And, making it through to the quarter final stage was Street Fighters.

Dr. Thomas Injectors batted first and mustered 38. Hollis John and Stephen Straker both made 11. Richie Richards, Leroy Dalzine and Keon Boyea all took two wickets apiece.

Street Fighters replied with a score of 42 for 2, with Boyea hitting 19 and Desborn Williams, 12. (RT)