Robert Williams Memorial Dominoes – zone 1…TNT, Rage, KTS through to semis
TNT, Rage, KTS have booked their places in the semifinal of zone 1 of the Robert Williams Memorial Dominoes competition after recording outstanding performances in the quarterfinal matches which were contested on Friday evening at Transport Sports Club.
TNT marked 85 games to win Quarterfinal one ahead of Rage 76 and FIB 64. Ravin Persaud 17, Sonia Goodluck 15, Leroy Edwards 15, Kanhai Samaroo 15 and Shawn Morgan 14 were TNT leading players, while Mark Welsh scored 17 and Carolyn DeFreitas 16 for Rage. Narine Singh made 16 for FIB.
Pressure Point won the second Quarterfinal with 78 games followed by KTS 70 and B6 on 66. Valery Fortune and Patrick Douglas chalked 17 apiece for the winners. Afzal Haniff and Talesh Ramoutar marked 15 and 14 respectively for second place KTS, while Rita Seader made 15 for B6. The semifinal and final will be contested tomorrow night at the said venue. Pressure Point drew the bye to the final.
Meanwhile, organizer of the tournament Orin Joseph told Kaieteur Sport that due to the efforts of the M&CC team in the preliminary round they will be given a free re-entry when zone 2 continues this evening. He also extended an invitation to Malteenoes Sports Club and Demerara Cricket Club as well as teams form Linden and Bartica.
The winning team will receive $250,000 and a trophy, while the second place team will collect a trophy and $100,000 with the third place finisher taking home $40,000 and a trophy.
The competition is being played in memory of the late Robert Williams, a former Mayor of Georgetown and a member of the Blue Bird Dominoes team.