February 11, 2014
Davis misses out on triple figures in schools’ cricket

West St George Secondary School’s Akeyso Davis missed out on a century, as he was left not out on 99, last Thursday at the Sion Hill Playing Field.{{more}}

Davis’ knock pushed his team to 219 all out from their 40 overs against the Thomas Saunders Secondary. Joel Quammie contributed 36.

Bowling for Thomas Saunders, Vincent Cupid took 2 for 29.

In reply, Thomas Saunders Secondary were dismissed for 126; Tzan Phillips hit a top score of 27.

Tilran Harry – 5 for 7, Zanni Da Silva – 3 for 21 and Akeyso Davis, crowning a good all-round effort with 2 for 21, bowled the West St George Secondary to a convincing 93-run triumph.

At the Park Hill Playing Field, former champions the Georgetown Secondary outlasted the George Stephens Secondary by eight wickets.

George Stephens batted first and were dismissed for 82, with Orion Baynes making 33.

Gidron Pope grabbed 4 for 14 and Othneil Lewis, 2 for 0, bowling for Georgetown Secondary, who then responded with 86 for 2.

Othneil Lewis with 29, Dominic Da Silva, 23 not out and Gidron Pope, 20 not out, shepherded their team over the line.

Another past winner of the competition, the St Vincent Grammar School, overcame the Bequia Community High School as the two matched up at the Arnos Vale Two Playing Field.

The Bequia Community High’s batting was unravelled by the bowling of Kemalli Williams, who snared 6 for 23 and Oranj Strough – 3 for 25, to be routed for 73 in just 13.3 overs.

But the St Vincent Grammar School made heavy weather of the run chase, losing seven wickets in reaching 73 in 11.1 overs. Osteen Derrick picked 4 for 21, bowling for the Bequia institution.

Joining the winners’ parade was the Bethel High School, who beat the Dr J.P. Eustace Memorial by four wickets at the Keartons Playing Field.

J.P. Eustace Memorial, on the back of 58 not out from Javonie Peters and 29 not out from Sachim Rock, rallied to 147 for 7 from their maximum 40 overs.

Bowling for Bethel High, Alex Jessop took 3 for 16 and Lemus Christopher had 2 for 36.

The versatile Lemus Christopher stroked 59 not out, and along with Yannick Williams – 27 not out and Lloyd Gill – 25, combined to see Bethel to 148 for 6.

Javonie Peters was J.P. Eustace Memorial’s most successful bowler, with 2 for 3.

The other scheduled match between defending champions Sandy Bay Secondary and St Joseph Convent Marriaqua, set for the London Playing Field, was rained out. (RT)