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Farm Lions taking on Heats for road tennis honours


Farm Lions taking on Heats for road tennis honours

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THE FARM LIONS will battle Sauna Heats for a first prize of $5 000 when the fourth edition of De Village Camp Shotgun Road Tennis Championship climaxes at the Deighton “Pa” Roach facility in Bush Hall tonight.

The Lions calmly disposed of Punchers 4-2 in the semis while Heats needed world number one Mark “Venom” Griffith to take them into the finals after facing a 3-all tie against former champions Belfield All Whites boasting Julian “Michael Jackson” White.

Heats’ Michael “Mikey Jean” Jean’s come from behind win over Andrew “The Governor” Holder put pressure on All Whites while the affable Stig Merritt performed a similar act for the Lions by defeating opposing captain Terry “The Puncher” Dottin.

The losing finalists will collect $2 500 while the third placed team wins $1 500.  The action serves off at 7 p.m.


Sauna Heats defeated Belfield All Whites 4-3

Rachel Smith defeated Abigail Haynes 21-13

Dwayne Lynch lost to Julian White 18-21

Ezekiel Ward def. Shaquan Henry 21-10

Chris Griffith lost to Jeffrey Layne 8-21

Michael Jean def. Andrew Holder 21-17

Adrian Skeete lost to Jamal Branch 15-21

Mark Griffith def. Darius Gaskin 21-13

The Farm Lions def. Punchers 4-2

Curtis Jones def. David Hoyte 21-11

Justin Vaughan lost to Akeem Nurse 16-21

Cherene Ward lost to Susan Scantlebury 17-21

Sylvan Barnett def. Rickey Hoyte 21-14

Stig Merritt def. Terry Dottin 21-18

Chesterfield Brewster def. Wrevington Ward 21-19 (KB)