2019 Kfc West St George Primary Schools Cricket competition off and running
The KFC West St George Primary Schools Cricket competition bowled off with much pomp and style last Saturday, March 23, at the Madam Luis Playing Field at Belair.
The opening day featured a knock-out competition among the five participating primary Schools – KPMG Belmont, BDO Belair, Coreas Distribution Limited Gomea, Allans Smith Bakery Sion Hill and Log Enterprises Dorsetshire Hill. Eventual winners BDO Belair Primary beat Log Enterprises Dorsetshire Hill before defeating Coreas Distribution Limited Gomea in the final. Gomea made 33 for 2 in their 5 overs, to which Belair replied with 34 for 4 in 4.2 overs. Gomea defeated Sion Hill in their qualification for the final.
The games were punctuated by the opening ceremony, which saw remarks from Curtis King, on behalf of the organising committee, M. De Riggs for the tournament sponsor KFC, Miles Bascombe wearing the hats of VP of the SVG Cricket Association and Manager of National Sports Council and Cecil Mckie as Minister of Sports and Parliamentary Representative of the Constituency of West St. George.
The competition will also include a Round Robin segment and a knock-out round. Belmont Primary School was the 2018 Round Robin and Knock-Out Champions.
The tournament recommenced in 2018 after running for three years and then a three-year break. It is being managed by a strong nine-member committee, headed by Samuel Holder, and including Joel Woodley, Basil Weeks, Tommy King, Keith Constance, Edward Conliffe, Elvis Browne, Ashford Wood and the Parliamentary Representative Cecil Mckie.