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St. Michael defeat Combermere by nine wickets in Under-13 cricket
Defending champion Nicholls Baking Combermere School was soundly beaten by St. Michael School in its opening match of the Barbados Cricket Association Republic Bank Right Start Under-13 Limited Overs Championship.
Playing at Martindales Road last Thursday, Combermere was bowled out for 81 in 19.2 overs with St. Michael’s Nyeem Young taking 3-21. Matthew Forde with 16 and Seth Agard with 10 were the only batsmen into double figures for Combermere.
Young showed his all-round cricket abilities when he came back with the bat to hit an unbeaten 52, as St. Michael easily made 83-1 in 21.1 overs.
Queen’s College – spurred on by an unbeaten half-century from Ajani Ince – de-feated Frederick Smith Secondary by 91 runs in the other Zone ‘A’ match played last Thursday. Queen’s College made 134-3 in 35 overs with Ince ending not out on 57 with Nicholas Reifer chipping in with 22 and Jamahl Burke scoring 16 not out. Frederick Smith made 43-9 in reply.
Over in Zone ‘B’, Princess Margaret Secondary recorded a 47-run victory over Alleyne School at Six Roads. Princess Margaret made 106-9 in 27 overs with Naje Bishop hitting 23 and Kodi Brathwaite 19. Sequan Lovell and D’Angelo Springer both took two wickets apiece for Alleyne.
Alleyne was then dismissed for 59 in 22 overs with just Tyrese Forde’s 11 being the only score into double figures. Kodi Best took 3-10, while Latrelle Greenidge and Bishop both ended with figures of 2-13.
Deighton Griffith Secondary got the full four points over Grantley Adams Secondary by virtue of a better scoring rate. Both teams were bowled out for 96, but Deighton Griffith scored their runs in 22.4 overs as compared to 27.4 for Grantley Adams.
Milo Lodge School defeated Easy Bake St. Leonard’s Boys’ by 79 runs in Zone ‘C’. Lodge racked up 167-2 thanks to 65 not out from Shemwyn Harris, while J. Griffith scored 37. St. Leonard’s was then bowled out for 88 in 22.2 overs with Jonathan Dowrich lead-ing the way with 5-18.
Christ Church Foundation had an easy time against Parkinson Memorial, winning by ten wickets at Church Hill. Parkinson made 65-5 in 23 overs and Foundation replied with 68 without loss in just ten overs.
In Zone ‘D’, Graydon Sealy Secondary had a 16-run win over Lester Vaughan Secondary at Beckles Road. Graydon Sealy made 152-7 in 31 overs with Tyrone Edwards hitting 32 and Aaron Lorde 27. Lester Vaughan was then dismissed for 136 in 29.3 overs with Josiah Bailey taking 3-23 and Renshawn Harewood 2-25.
In the other Zone ‘D’ match contested last Thursday, KFC Ellerslie recorded a six-wicket win over Global Tuition Harrison College. Harrison College made 103-4 in 32 overs with Hayden Hart topscoring with 33. Ellerslie replied with 104-4 in 23 overs with Theo Skinner scoring 21 and Tashoaib White 14. (PG)