GBTI Inter Secondary School Cricket…Central Corentyne and JC Chandisingh advance to female and male finals
Central Corentyne Secondary School of Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne on Friday last created a huge upset when they defeated Corentyne Comprehensive by six wickets to advance to the finals of the GBTI Inter Secondary School Female tapeball competition.
In the boy’s Under-15 segment, J.C Chandisingh Secondary held their nerves to defeat a stubborn Central Corentyne team by two wickets to also book their place in the male championship match.
Playing at the Area ‘H’ Ground, Corentyne Comprehensive Females were bowled out for 52 off their allotted ten overs with only Hanrah Hicks reaching double figures with 12; Tiffany Moore took 3 for 9 and Reshama Lynch 3 for 10 for Central Corentyne.
In reply, the visiting Central Corentyne were reduced to 8 for 4 off 5.4 overs before Shonetta Grimmond blasted 25 (3×4 1×6) and received admirable support from Carmain Prince who scored 11 as they guided their team to victory.
Central Corentyne Secondary will play the winner of the second semifinal between Port Mourant Secondary and Winifred Gaskin Secondary.
In the male Under-15 competition, J.C Chandisingh won the toss and invited Central Corentyne to take first strike. Central Corentyne were bowled out for 110 off 25 of their allotted 30 overs; Govindra Sydney top scored with 22, Javern King made 15 and Milford Holder 13.
Bowling for J.C Chandisingh, Uran George snapped up 3 for 15 and Curtis Dey 2 for 13. J.C Chandisingh in reply reached 114 for 8 in 24.3 overs. Kevon Hooper led the way with 21, extras contributing a healthy 23.
Colwyn White bowled well in a losing effort to claim 3 for 13 from 5 overs. J.C Chandisingh will face the winner of the Lower Corentyne / Winifred Gaskin Memorial semifinal match-up in the final.
The finals of both tournaments are scheduled for this Friday at the Area ‘H’ Ground. The females facing off at 09:30hrs while the males will meet at 12 noon.