No winners in two-day schools cricket

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By Neto Baptiste

Matches in the schools two-day cricket competition ended with teams having to share points on Monday after all three encounters ended in draws.

The Antigua Grammar School (AGS) who were big winners in their opening match, played to a draw against All Saints Secondary School (ASSS).

Batting first, AGS made 166 for nine in their first innings with Malik Jacobs and Timothy Sanasie each making 29, while Glen Williams contributed with 25 runs.

Bowling for ASSS, Kenny Sutton and Demitri Lucas each bagged three wickets with Sutton picking up three for 52 in 16 overs and Lucas claiming three for 21 in seven overs. All Saints did not bat.

Meanwhile, Clare Hall Secondary School (CHSS) and Jennings Secondary School (JSS) also played to a draw.

In their first innings, CHSS posted 119 all out from 36.1 overs. Hilroy Andrew top-scored with 35 points with contributions of 18 and 17 from Joel Andrew and George Elvin, respectively.

Glenton Williams was the pick of the bowlers for JSS as he snatched five wickets for 52 runs in 17 overs. Tanez Francis also had some success with the ball, claiming three for 25 in nine overs.

When their turn at the crease arrived, JSS reached 152 all out from 41.3 overs in their first innings. Dahri Francis was best with the bat, hitting a top score of 34, while Jahiem Africa and Williams added 29 and 24 runs respectively.

Michael Harilall led the bowling for CHSS with four wickets for 24 runs from 17 overs.

In their second time at the crease, Clare Hall reached 72 for four from 13.5 overs before play was ended. Malique Walsh top-scored with 35.

The other match played this week between Ottos Comprehensive and Pares Secondary schools also ended in a draw.

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