THE Massy United Insurance Under-19 Schools Cricket Tournament continued with quarter final action on Tuesday at venues island-wide. Advancing into the semi-final stage are, St. Mary’s College, Leon Hess Comprehensive, Piaye Secondary, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and Castries Comprehensive Secondary School.
At the La Resource Playing Field St Mary’s College in a low scoring match registered a 95 run victory over Vieux Fort Comprehensive La Resource Secondary.
St. Mary’s College batting first was dismissed for 127 in 28 overs, with BenroyPapin finishing on 50 not out and Qwaine Henry 15. Bowling for Vieux Fort Comprehensive, Zephaniah Edwin 3 for 38, Francois Rangin 2 for 22 and Jamal Joseph 2 for 26.
In reply, Vieux Fort Comprehensive was bundle out for 32 in 13 overs. Doing the damage for St. Mary’s College was left arm seamer Dillon La Force who finished with outstanding figures of 6 for 16 and BenroyPapin 3 for 7.
At the Dennery playing field, in another low scoring match, Leon Hess Comprehensive Secondary School registered a 3 wicket win over Grand Riviere Secondary.
Grand Riviere Secondary was dismissed for 73 in 18.2 over.
For Leon Hess Comprehensive, the wickets were shared among National Under-15 players, Keygan Arnold with 3 for 18, Mateo Boulogne 3 for 25 and Jaden Elibox 2 for 20.
Chasing a victory target of 74, Leon Hess finished on 74 for 7 in 21 overs, with UdellPreville contributing 18. Bowling for Grand Riviere Secondary, Mc Kenny Flavius 2 for 18 and Zachary Edmund 2 for 19.
At the Monchy Playing Field, Castries Comprehensive Secondary defeated SDA Academy comfortably by 5 wickets. SDA Academy batting first was dismissed for 215 in 36.3 overs, with ChazCepal top scoring with 58,. Bowling for Castries Comprehensive, Zayee Antoine had 4 for 10 and Dominic Auguste 2 for 33.
Castries Comprehensive, led by an unbeaten century by opening batsman Adil Barlow, got over the line, finishing on 217 for 5 in 35.4 overs. Barlow hit his second hundred in the tournament, a well-controlled and classy 101 not with 8 fours and 6 sixes.. For SDA Academy, Rumario Simmons picked up 3 for 29.
At the Gros Islet Playing Field, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College defeated Babonneau Secondary by 157 runs. Sir Arthur batting first, made an imposing 376 for 6 in their allotted 35 overs with skipper Kester Charlemagne making a stroke filled century. His innings of 176 not out comprised 18 fours and 11 sixes. In reply, Babonneau Secondary was bowled out for 219 in 32 overs, with KimaniMelius the leading run scorer for the tournament so far, making 45, Stavone Gabriel 38, Rene Montoute 36 and Christian Alfred 34. For Sir Arthur Lewis, Kevyn Arnold, Stuart Calderon and Joshua Edward took 2 wickets each.
At the Piaye Playing Field, home team Piaye Secondary totally outplayed Micoud Secondary, winning easily by 201 runs.
Piaye Secondary batting first was dismissed for 269 in 34.5 overs, with Nick Andrew leading the way with 75.
Bowling for Micoud Secondary, CanaiiNervais got 4 for 48, Garvin Serieux 2 for 30 and Dillon Fanis 2 for 69.
In reply, Micoud Secondary was bowled out in the 19th over for 68, with Garvin Serieux making 22. For Piaye Secondary, the chief destroyer was seamer, Shelton St Rose with a career best figures of 7 for 14 in 8.3 overs.