(SNO) — St Mary’s College (SMC) got the better of Ciceron Secondary (CIC), Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) defeated Leon Hess Comprehensive (LHCSS) and Babonneau Secondary (BSS), Vieux Fort Comprehensive Secondary (VFCSS) won over Piaye Secondary (PSS) but lost to Soufriere Comprehensive (SCSS), Corinth Secondary (CSS) drubbed Vide Boutielle Secondary (VBSS), Beanefield Comprehensive Secondary (BCSS) got the better of Choiseul Secondary (CHOI), and Micoud Secondary (MSS) earned victory over Stanley Jon Odlum Memorial (SJOMSS) in the latest Massy United Insurance Under 19 Schools Cricket Tournament action.
At the Gros Islet Playing Field on Tuesday, Windward Islands and West Indies youth player Ackeem Auguste hit the tournament’s first century, 104 not out with 12 fours and three sixes, as SMC bested CIC by 164 runs. In just 35 overs (game reduced due to rain) SMC compiled 243 for 3. Zidane Arthur added 41. In reply, CIC folded for 79 in 22.2 overs. Amari Venner grabbed four for 17 with the ball, Sherqwayne Prudent two for 6.
At the Piaye Playing Field, SCSS got an eight-wicket victory over VFCSS. VFCSS were all out for 96 in 22 overs with Chrislon Fanis making 16 and Shervon Bertil 12. Richie William took three for 12 and Nick Jn Baptiste three for 20. Chasing 97 for victory, SCSSS (Anil Faucher 41 and Akin Auguste 17) ended on 97 for two in 15.2 overs.
At the Balata Playing Field, SALCC defeated Babonneau Secondary by 80 runs. The visitors batted first in a game reduced to 30 overs a side due to rain. They made 160 all out in 27.3 overs with Kyle Adonis 30, Tyrel Chicot 20, Simeon Gerson 19, Kervell Prospere 17, and Chaz Cepal 13. Jaden Florent had two for five, Caleb Thomas two for 19 , and Tarrique Edward two for 31. In reply, BSS was dismissed for 80 in 23 overs, with Bolton Sayers making 37. Bowling for SALCC, Simeon Gerson bagged four wickets for four runs, and Sheldon Busby three for 19 .
At the Balata Playing Field on Friday, SALCC made 189 for 9 in 47 overs. Chaz Cepal hit 67, including six fours and four sixes. LHCSS skipper Keygan Arnold bagged three for 21 in 10 overs. In reply, LHCSS, led by a half century from Udel Preville, fought gallantly but fell 27 runs short of their target, finishing on 162 all out in 40 overs. Preville’s even 50 included six fours. Arnold added 23. For SALCC, Sheldon Busby claimed four for 21 in six overs, while Kyle Adonis took three wickets for just four runs in seven overs.
At the Piaye Playing Field, VFCSS routed the home team, PSS. After being inserted, the visitors were 176 all out in 34.1 overs, David Naitram 25, 23 each to Hansie Mason and Bernard Calixte. Keith St Brice captured four wickets. In reply, Piaye Secondary was dismissed for 101 in 14 overs with Kervon Albert making a defiant 46 not out. Gendy Sammy took four for 15 in four overs for Vieux Fort Comprehensive
On Monday at the Gros Islet Playing Field, CSS thrashed VBSS by 201 runs. CSS made 248 for 8 in 41 overs, opening batsman and captain Lee Solomon sharing in an impressive opening partnership of 175 with Daniel Biscette (better known for his football). Solomon made a patient 70 with eight fours, and Biscette got 51 with five fours. In reply, CSS’s seam bowlers, led by Mc Kale Nelson with a five wicket haul (five for eight in five overs) dismissed VBSS for only 47 in 16 overs.
At Piaye, BCSS completed a tense two wicket victory over CHOI. CHOI was all out for 88 in 22.2 overs, Kervy Rosemond (29) the only batsman to reach double figures. Tyrone Theodore collected four for 15, Urius Constantine two for 15, and Kaj Robert two for 29. Chasing a victory target of 89, BCSS finished on 89 for 8 in 26.4 overs, Chad Martial 14 and Tyrone Theodore 11 not out. The main wicket takers for CHOI were Sky Lafeuille with three for 21 and Darvell Edward two for 24.
At the Wenn Playing Field in Mon Repos, Micoud Secondary completed a comfortable 81 run victory over Jon Odlum Memorial. Micoud Secondary batting first was dismissed for 136 in 22.5 overs with Marklin Estaphane top scoring with 23. Bowling for Jon Odlum Memorial, De Shan Louis bagged four for 27 in 5.2 overs and Scott William two for 38 in 6.4 overs.
In response, Jon Odlum Memorial was dismissed for 55 in 17.1 overs with Chad William making 16 and Nevaughn Mitchel 14. Bowling for Micoud Secondary, Brent Edward four for 14 and Jerlan Justin two for 12 were the main destroyers.