Schools Windball - Corentyne
No 36, Auchlyne and Joanna were among the winners when action the Upper Corentyne/Black Bush Polder Zone of the Ministry of Culture, Youth & Sport (MCYS), National Sports Commission (NSC), Ministry of Education (MoE), GT&T & Al Sport & Tour Promotions (ASTP) 15th Annual Regional End of School Year Windball Cricket Championships.
In results of matches played at the Bush Lot Farm ground:
- No.36 Primary defeated Wellington Park by 9 wickets. Wellington Park, making a return after a four-year absence, batted first and reached 23-1 off the allotted overs with no batter contributing significantly. No 36, also making a comeback after a prolonged absence, replied with 24-1. Trishana Prince hit a top-score of 10.
- Auchlyne then beat Kildonan by 7 wickets. Kildonan 31-1, Abehola D’Aguiar hit 17. Auchlyne in their turn at the crease reached 35-3 with Shamarna Cort stroking 10. Rocheal Dipnarine took 2-4.
- Auchlyne made it two wins in a row after registering a comfortable 10 wickets win over Wellington Park. Wellington Park made 34-6. Alex Quintine 15. & Surendra Budhoo grabbed 3 wickets, while Shane Campbell picked up 2 wickets. Auchlyne replied with 35-0, S Budhoo 14, Aaron Mangal 11.
- No 36 beat Eversham by 2 runs. No 36 Primary 70-4, Dancel Gajadhur 21, Akash Saywack 18. Eversham 68-6, Shaquelle Veloza 10. D. Gajadhar 4 wickets, A. Saywack 2 wickets.
- Joanna then scored an 8-wicket win over Alness in a rain-affected game. Alness made 17-4 off 3 overs. Joanna replied with 20-2 off 2.3 overs, Chris Anthony 10.
Rain had the final say in the Lower Corentyne Zone, at the Albion Sports Complex ground.
Play in the countrywide competition continues on Wednesday, May 2nd, at the National Park Tarmac with Georgetown boys in action, Thursday, May 3rd at Welfare Centre ground with schools in the Canje & New Amsterdam zones.
This tournament is organised by Sport Officer attached to the National Sports Commission - Allister Munroe.