Action Heats Up In Schools’ Windball

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Guyana Times
Guyana Times Staff

Several schools from the Lower Corentyne and Georgetown zones recorded victories when the Sport Ministry/National Sports Commission/Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company/Al Sport and Tour Promotions 15th annual nationwide end-of-school-year Primary Schools’ Windball championships continued recently.

Players and officials from the participating schools in the Lower Corentyne zone before the start of the games.

Below are the summarised scores from the female and male games in the Lower Corentyne Zone.

In the girls’ category, Cropper, batted first and scored 38-3 with Nafeeza Burnett scoring 10. Tain in reply made 39-3 with Kavita Ramsammy scoring 10 and Aifo Mohamed picking up 2-11. In the other female game, Port Mourant made 37-4 with Ronella Hontzen scoring 11. Region six defending champions Albion in reply, reached 38-2 with Shibika Gagwabi making a contribution of 12.

In the boys’ category, Port Mourant defeated Rose Hall by eight wickets. Rose Hall made 40-2 with Nicholas Manoo scoring 15. Port Mourant replied with 41-2 with Karran Ramkissoon top scoring 20.

In the other male game, Tain defeated Albion by 18 runs. Tain 54-7 with Yudesh Mohabir scoring 25 not out while Ashik Ishack picked up 4-15 for Albion who in reply reached 36-6 with Vishal Mangra scoring 11. Yudesh Mohabir and Kevin Maninathoo picked up 2 and 3wickets respectively.

Below are the summarised scores from the female games in the Georgetown Zone

Monar made 47-3 with Nirvanie Persaud scoring 25 and Mya Lynch15. Thomas More in reply reached 49-0 with Mary Ann Grant top score with 35 and Tadacia Tucker made 16.

P E Pollard defeated North Georgetown by nine wickets. P E Pollard batting first made 50-1 with Judy King and Jewel Gonsalves scoring 25 and 19 respectively. North Georgetown in reply reached 45-5 with Tatiana Jones scoring 15. Amrita Ramkumar picked up two wickets for P E Pollard.

Saint Pius made 55-0 with Faynell Bruster scoring 29 and Rebekha Todd 20. Saint Gabriel’s in reply reached 49-4 with Tavia Wilson scoring 21 and Sasha Murray 10. Rebekha Todd picked up two wickets for Saint Pius.

Enterprise batted first made 55-2 with Jzannah Rogers scoring 25. Saint Agne’s in reply reached 49-3 with Kirtisha Underwood and Emika Punch scoring 17 and 10 respectively.Play will return to the National Park Tarmac on Monday May 14 with the Georgetown Boys in action from 10:00 hours.

Meanwhile play in the tournament continues today in the Central Corentyne and Black Bush Polder zones.