GFSCA Softball Finals
GFSCA Softball Finals
Regal XI are Open and Over-40 champs, Mike’s Wellwoman are female champs
3 Dec 2012 - Regal XI defeated Herstelling by 32 runs while their Over-40 counterparts defeated Floodlights by 46 runs, and Mike’s Wellwoman defeated Trophy Stall Angels in the Female final in the just-concluded Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association Nationwide Tournament, at Everest.
In the Over-40 final, Regal made 139 for 8 in their allotted 20 overs. Troy Kippings top-scored with 35 while Mahendra Arjune and Jaga Bhoj supported with 24 and 22 respectively. Rahaman Khan took 2 for 16 for Floodlights. Floodlight XI were restricted to 93 in their reduced 17 overs because of time. Mahesh Chunilall bagged 5 for 17 and Tony Amerally took 3 for 27 for Regal.
In the Open category Regal batted first and made 144 for 8 in their allotted 15 overs. Richard Latiff top scored with 38, while Ricky Sargeant and Saheed Gittings supported with 19 and 17 respectively, for Herstelling. Tikaran Narine claimed 2 for 24 and Shameer Hussain 2 for 39 for Regal. Herstelling XI were then bowled out for 112 in 14.2 overs. Omesh Narine top scored with 35 as Premnauth Motilall captured 4 for 21 and Troy Kipping 3 for 9 for Regal.
In the Female Category, Trophy Stall batted first and made 70 for 4 in their allotted 10 overs. Erva Giddings 22 and Kavita Yadram 21 were the top scorers for Trophy Stall. Zola Telford took 2 for 10 for Wellwoman. Mike’s Wellwoman scraped home with 2 runs required in the final delivery, scoring 71 for 8 in 10 overs. Akeza Tompson 18, Onika Wallerson 13 and Haseena Mohamed 11 were the principal scorers for Wellwon, while J. Nero took 2 for 14 for Trophy Stall.
The winners were presented trophies and $100,000 each. The runners-up received trophies and $50,000. The Most Valuable Players, Younis Yusuf (Over 40), Richard Latiff (Male Open) and Shyan Goodluck (Female), each collected an award and $5,000. Mahese Chunilall, Premnauth Motilall and Kavita Yadram grabbed the Player-Of-The-Final awards and $5,000 each.
The competition was sponsored by Mikes Pharmacy, Survival Supermarket, Ramchand Auto Spares, Ariel Enterprise, Motor Trend, Petama Enterprise and Trophy Stall.