Linden Softball Continues

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Kaieteur News
Jacquey Bourne

The Community Championship organised by the Linden Softball League saw four teams being knocked out last Sunday at the Bayroc Community ground.

Hill Foot Conquerors chose to bat first after winning the toss and scored 142 for 9 wickets in 11.4 overs with top scorers Ruel Alleyne with 57 runs and Naresh Bhagwandin with 26. Stanton King took 3 for 26 in 3 overs.

Their opponents, Wairuni replied with 83 runs in 11.5 overs. Wairuni top scorer was Vanwest Osborne with 16 runs. Narine Looknauth took 3 for 12 runs in 3 overs.

Front Line strikers were sent home by Bad Boys. Bad Boys scored 135 for 6 in 12 overs with Leon Moseley top scoring with 36 runs. Joel Allen took 3 wickets for 18 in 3 overs. Frontline Strikers could only reply with 88 all out. Andy Persaud top scored with 33 runs. Doddie Bridgelall took 4 for 12 in 3 overs.

The only female game played was between Wairuni Conquerors of the Berbice River and Kairuni Warriors. The Warriors batted first and in 12 overs made 101 for 9 wickets. Tesha Emmanuel 19 runs and Arace Emmanuel 17 runs were the top batters, while Avon King took 3 wickets for 15 runs in 3 overs.

Needing to score 102 to win, Wairuni Conquerors made 103 for 2 wickets in 10.2 overs. Vanessa Hartman 29 runs and Pamela King 37 runs led their charge. Sase Emmanuel took 1 for 16 in 2 overs.

According to the captain of the Kairuni team, Aneesa Bransford, this is the second time Wairuni and Kairuni clashed and both times they were beaten although disappointed they have the faith that they will win the next time.

All Star Conquerors won by a walk over from Ituni Village Warriors.

The action continues this Sunday at the Bayroc Community Ground with Hill Foot Strikers vs Kairuni Rising Star, Calcuni Cricket Team take on Hill Foot Vipers and in the female show down Swan Sports Club will tackle All Star Conquerors.