Innswood, KC make winning start in Grace Shield

Observer writer

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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INNSWOOD High and Kingston College (KC) registered easy wins as the 2018 ISSA High Schools cricket competitions got under way yesterday.

Innswood destroyed Norman Manley High at their Chedwin Park ground yesterday with an impressive 10-wicket win.

Batting first, Norman Manley were bowled out for a paltry 21 runs off 18.1 overs with no batsman reaching double figures. Kevin Peterson took four wickets for five runs off 10 overs, Oneil Weir snared three for three runs off 4.1 overs, and Orane White grabbed two for 10 off four overs.

Innswood made easy work of the small total as they replied with 22 without loss off three overs, with Omario Williams getting 10.

Meanwhile, KC, coached by Andre Richardson, crushed St Catherine High by seven wickets at their home ground.

St Catherine made 42 all out but had no answer to the bowling of Kristoff Virgo, who captured seven wickets for 20 runs off 10 overs, and Akeel Hanchard who snared two for three runs. No batsman managed to reach double figures. KC replied with 44 for three wickets with Virgo scoring 16 not out.

The Urban Area competition continues today with the following matches.

Waterford High vs Campion College; Camperdown High vs Jose Marti Technical; St George's College vs St Andrew Technical High School; Excelsior High vs Wolmer's Boys'; Calabar High vs Ardenne High; Jamaica College vs Mona High. (Home teams named first, all matches start at 10:00 am}.

The Rural Area Grace Headley Cup also continues today with the following matches.

Ferncourt High vs Troy High; Brown's Town High vs Aaubuttnott Gallimore; Marcus Garvey Technical vs York Castle High; Black River High vs B B Coke High; Munro College vs Newell High; Vere Technical vs Clarendon College; Denbigh High vs Kemps Hill High; Garvey Maceo High vs Glenmuir High.

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