By Neto Baptiste
The Antigua Grammar School (AGS), for the second time in one week, recorded a comprehensive victory in the Schools Cricket Competition, hammering Ottos Comprehensive School (OCS) by 202 runs in the Under-15 division of 50 Overs league.
Batting first, AGS raised a challenging 300 runs for just one wicket in 24 overs. Tyree Moore and Xanden Hobson were both centurions, hitting 113 not out and 112 not out, respectively.
When their turn at the crease arrived, OCS did not put up much of a fight, falling for 98 from 15 overs with their only score of note coming from Vonde Bowers who made 19.
Noah James-Knight led the charge with the ball for AGS, picking up three wickets for 30 runs from four overs, while Ronaldo Antigua and Xavin Peterson each had two wickets.
Meanwhile, there were also victories for Clare Hall Secondary School (CHSS) and Glanvilles Secondary School (GSS) in what were the latest completed round of matches in the competition.
Playing in Clare Hall, the home team made light work of Jennings Secondary School (JSS) to win by eight wickets in the 50 Overs contest.
Batting first, JSS posted a total of 65 for eight from 14.5 overs with Micah McKenzie hitting a top score of 18. He was assisted by Malinga Bruney who made 13.
Bowling for the home team, Ozan Williams and Douquan Yaw each picked up four wickets with Williams grabbing four for eight in five overs and Yaw claiming four for nine in 4.5 overs.
When their turn at the crease arrived, CHSS easily powered to 69 for two from 8.2 overs. Joel Andrew impressed with 30 not out, while Yaw returned with the bat to hit 14 not out.
Meanwhile, in the other contest, GSS defeated Pares Secondary School (PSS) by nine wickets.
Batting first, PSS posted 68 all out. M Tonge was the only scorer of note with 28. Tazio Watson led Glanvilles’ bowing with three wickets, while Dante Browne and Davonte Joseph each had two wickets.
GSS then made light work of the chase, reaching their target at 69 for one. Xavierre Floyd made 26 not out, while Joseph was not out on 12.