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NLA Belair Softball Competition reaches second round


The separation process begins this weekend in the National Lotteries Top Belair Progressive Organisation Sofball Competition.{{more}}

It will be a case of win or try again next year, for either RSVG Police or Dr. Thomas Injectors, when the two meet on Sunday from noon, at the Dauphnie Playing Field. The two were among the 14 teams that advanced to the next phase of the competition.

The other matches set for this weekeend, see Nar Fren Dem meeting Kingstown Hill United from 1 pm on Saturday, followed by the Novice versus Survivors encounter set for 3 pm.

From 9:00 Sunday morning, RLP Zenga is scheduled to play Punishers.

Last weekend though, some teams consolidated their positions for a shot at the title. Already through to the round of 16, Vipers took care of Ethiopia by 71 runs. Vipers, on the back of 32 not out from Norlan Williams, Ian Bushay, 27, and Kenny Hunte’s 23, scored 150 in 18.5 overs.Junior Mc Dowald was the pick of Eithopia’s bowling with 3 for 10, but they crashed to 79 all out. Kevron topscored with 17 for Ethiopia.

In another fixture, Owia Shottaz made 119 for 4 in 17 overs, thanks to Jimmy Lavia’s 42 and 21 from Keron Nero. Akins Questelles bagged 2 for 30, bowling for Simple Boys Two.

At their turn, the Simple Boys were not good enough, and folded for 94 in 15.2 overs, with Questelles and Frederick Williams, the joint topscorers with 20. Arin Henry bowled the Owia outfit to victory with 4 for 22. Lesron Lavia and Ziggy Baptiste both took two wickets each.

Meanwhile, ASCO I cruised to a 46-run triumph over Punishers. ASCO made 100 for 8. Rajiv Roberts was the laeding batsman with 47 and Elmando Shoy contributed 3. Jason Haynes was on top of things with the ball, as he snared 5 for 17, and Kenneth Lewis chipped in with 2 for 28. Punishers responded with 54. Osbourne Franklyn had bowling figures of 2 for ?????? for ASCO.

And, Simple Boys One made amends for their clan, when they humbled Fair Hall Falcons. Simple Boys I scored 115 for 7 in their 20 overs. Lex Bute struck a topscore of 34. The wickets were shared by Wayne Garraway, 2 for 25, and Roderick Harry, 2 for 22. The Falcons’ batting wings got clipped and they fell for 59 in 10.5 overs. Pat Warner was the beacon admidst the darkness as he hit 23 not out. Eldon Morris bagged 3 for 7, bowling for Simple Boys I.