Mahaica defeated New Doctors Clinic (NDC) by 83 runs to win the inaugural Everest Cricket Club 10/10 softball tournament which was contested recently.
Mahaica batted after winning the toss and amassed 178-2. Shawn Scott stroked two fours and eight sixes in a top score of 72 and shared in an opening stand of 130 with Victor Pompey who made 43 with six fours. NDC were bowled out for 90 in reply. Alex Culley got 22 (2×6); extras contributed 30 as Marvin Babb claimed 3-8 and Pompey 3-21.
Earlier, Mahaica XI defeated Brickery All Stars by 65 runs. Mahaica XI won the toss and batted first rattling up a challenging 120-4 in 10 overs. Shawn Scot made 59 (5×6; 2×4) and Victor Pompey 35 (3×4). In reply Brickery All Stars slumped to 38-7 in the seventh over and were eventually bowled out for 55 including 20 extras. Marvin Babb took 3-15 from two overs.
Mahaica XI defeated a Combined XI by 20 runs. Mahaica XI took first strike and scored 138-3 in 10 overs with Shawn Scot making 65 (3×4, 7×6). In reply the Combined XI scored 118 all out in 9.4 overs. Vickash Persaud made 40 (2×4, 3×6). Victor Pompey had 3-10 from two overs.
New Doctors clinic won from Combined XI by 13 runs. NDC batted first and scored 83 -5 in 10 overs with Alex Culley blasting 45 (6×6). Roy Sanichari took 2-12 from two overs. In reply Combined XI were bundled out for 70 in 8.2 overs. Culley returned to take 1-4 from 2 overs to cap a good all round performance.
The event was sponsored by Everest Cricket Club and Trophy Stall and administrated by The Guyana Softball League.
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