Freetown take lead in Parish League cricket

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Freetown lead the standings in the Antigua Commercial Bank Parish League Sir Curtly Ambrose 35 Overs Competition on 33 points following back to back victories over the weekend.
Freetown, on Saturday, made light work of Seatons in the points-based competition to win by six wickets.
Batting first, Seatons could only reach 60 runs in 19 overs with C. Frederick Jr. hitting 30 of the 60 runs. Javier Drew bagged two wickets for 13 runs while Delon Wills claimed three wickets for 8 runs bowling for the victors.
Freetown, in reply, amassed 119 for 4 with their major contributions coming from Drew and TJ Nathaniel who made 40 and 31 runs respectively.
Despite batting second, the rules of the competition allowed Freetown to surpass Seatons’ low score of 60 in an effort to amass additional points. 
The team then returned on Sunday to beat Urlings and keep their 100 percent record intact.
Batting first, Freetown made 148 for 8 from 29 overs. Jarel Phillip made 58 and Delon Wills contributed 30.
Jamal Willock led with the ball for Urlings, bagging two wickets for six runs while Warren Williams snatched four wickets for 40 runs.
When their turn at the crease arrived however, Urlings could only muster
a reply of 73 all out.
Jarel Phillip claimed five wickets for 23 runs with Drew taking three for 20 in nine overs.
There were double victories as well for Pigotts Crushers.
The Pigotts men, on Saturday, overcame a spirited challenge from St. Pauls to win by four runs.
Batting first, Pigotts amassed 190 for seven with Dean Williams hitting 63 and Ajarni Frederick making 31. Dwain Fordyce and Richard John each made 28 not out.
In their reply, St. Pauls reached 186 for 8 in their 35 overs. Kofi James made 59 while Karima Gore hit 34 and Derick Benta added 37 to the total.
In their match on Sunday, Pigotts beat Mahico quite comfortably, winning by 75 runs.
Batting first, Pigotts made 165 for seven off 25 overs with Frederick making 37 and Omar Francis adding 23 to the total. Amos Brodie had four wickets for 26 runs and Iverson Joseph bagged three wickets for 56 runs bowling for the losers.
Mahico were then restricted to 90 for seven in 25 overs. Junie Mills top-scored with 26 runs. Francis picked up four wickets for 32 runs while Dean Williams had two for 33 bowling for Pigotts.
In other matches over the weekend, Police beat Mahico on Saturday before returning to defeat St. Paul’s on Sunday.
Police are second in the standings with 30 points while Pigotts are third with 23 points. St. Paul’s and Mahico occupy the fourth and fifth positions with 10 points each while Urlings and Seatons have three and one point respectively.

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