- ...For the Big Day – and birthdays Read More
- AS I SEE THINGS: Competing robustly Read More
- Athletes do hop, skip, jump to new schools Read More
- The right mix Read More
- EDITORIAL: Unions stance not the best approach Read More
- Fired mall worker and social media Read More
- Voices raised for Lupus Read More
Kilano Brathwaite struck the first century, while there were two five-wicket hauls in the opening round of the Inspire Sports/NSC Under-13 Cricket Competition last Sunday. The tall, slimly-built left-hander made a boundary-studded unbeaten 166, spiced with 27 fours and a six. He finished three runs short of the record for highest individual score in the tournament, now in its fifth year. Limar Pierce, 169 last year, holds the record. Brathwaite’s knock spurred three-time champions Fusionz Boutique Passage United to a mammoth 282 for two from 22 overs, against Al Falah Juniors at Passage Road in a match affected by rain at the start. In reply, Al Falah Juniors were routed for 56 to lose by 225 runs. At Beckles Road, off-spinner Jacobi Gooding bagged seven for 29, to bowl TeleBarbados Carlton Juniors to a 59-run win over YMPC Juniors who were dismissed for 158, needing 218. Earlier, Kevon Connell made a valuable 63 in Carlton Junior’s 217 for seven from their allotted 35 overs. Off-spinner Nimar Jones took six for 17, as Banks Juniors had a comfortable 81-run victory over newcomers Empire Juniors at Bank Hall. Chasing 224, Empire Juniors were bowled out for 142, despite a fighting 61 from Zion Judah-Hill. At Dover, defending champions Dover Juniors brushed aside Mark’s Auto Spares Young Blazers by eight wickets. Batting first, the visitors were all out for 53 from 21.1 overs and Dover Juniors responded with 54 for two in 8.2 overs. The match between Northern Academy and Lords Juniors, which was scheduled to be played at Queen’s Street, will be rescheduled. (EDH) Summarized scores: ZONE A At Passage Road: Fusionz Boutique Passage United 281-2 in 22 overs (Kilano Brathwaite 166 n.o. (27x4, 1x6), R. Clarke 44 n.o., T. Small 41). Al Falah Juniors 56 in 11.5 overs (S. Degia 21, M. Patel 16; I. Persaud 2-3, S. Marshall 2-19, M. Thornhill 2-19). Passage United won by 225 runs. At Bank Hall: Banks Juniors 223-9 in 35 overs (L. Cherry 49, J. Corbin 29, I. Joseph 22, S. Waithe 17, T. Brathwaite 10; C. Hoyte 3-33). Empire Juniors 142 in 28.3 overs (Zion Judah-Hill 61, C. Hoyte 35 n.o.; Nimar Jones 6-17, K. Gilkes 3-23). Banks Juniors won by 81 runs. At Beckles Road: TeleBarbados Carlton Juniors 217-4 in 35 overs (Kevon Connell 63, Z. Clarke 43, M. Cyrus 31, T. Lashley 21 n.o.; S. Persaud 2-26). YMPC Juniors 158 in 33 overs (S. Persaud 40, A. Alleyne 23, R. Bourne 14; Jacobi Gooding 7-29, A. Waithe 2-13). Carlton Juniors won by 59 runs. At King George V Park: Ellerton Juniors 115-9 35 overs (A. Davis 41, J. Steven-Nelson 12 n.o.; J. Griffith 3-30, D. Scott 2-10). St Philip Juniors 110 in 28.4 overs (D. Scott 30, T. Griffith 30, K. Stoute 13; W. Springer 3-16, R. Brewster 3-30, S. Harris 2-17). Ellerton Juniors won by five runs. ZONE B At Isolation: Isolation Cavaliers Juniors 39 in 23 overs (M. Lewis 4-9, A. Manning-Merritt 2-6, J. Lovell 2-10). CounterPoint Wanderers Juniors 40-1 in 9.3 overs (J. Lovell 21 n.o.). Wanderers won by nine wickets. At Crab Hill: Seven Seas Police Juniors 111 in 29 overs (H. Lowe 33, S. Forde 12, C. Scott 10; N. Patrick 2-1, N. Broome 2-18, D. Slocombe 2-25). North Stars Juniors 112-3 in 18.3 overs (D. Griffith 36, D. Toppin 36. North Stars Juniors won by seven wickets. At Dover: Mark’s Auto Spares Young Blazers 53 in 21.1 overs (Z. Nicholls 14 n.o. out; C. Boyce 4-4, N. Young 2-10, J. Edmund 2-13). Dover Juniors 54-2 in 8.2 overs (J. Jones 20, J. Forde 10). Dover Juniors won by eight wickets.