Wolmer’s beat XLCR to retain schoolboy T20 crown
Wolmer’s Boys’ players and coach celebrate winning the 2023 ISSA all-island T20 cricket competition. (Photo: Joseph Wellington)

Wolmer's Boys' defended their Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association Twenty20 (T20) cricket title after defeating Excelsior High by six wickets in Saturday’s final at Sabina Park.

Batting first after winning the toss, Excelsior made 149-6 as captain Michael Clarke hit an unbeaten 79.

But Wolmer’s, who defeated St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS) to claim the schoolboy T20 crown last season, reached 150-4 with two overs and a ball to spare to retain the title.

Jordan Johnson (37) and Mathew Aljoe (five) were the not out batsmen for Wolmer’s.

Scores: Excelsior High 149-6 (20 overs); Wolmer's Boys' 150-4 (17.5 overs)

In the earlier third-place play-off match at the same venue, Manchester High crushed long-time rivals STETHS by eight wickets.

Scores: STETHS 116-9 (20 overs); Manchester 121-2 (10.5 overs).

– Sanjay Myers

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