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Prisons win back-to-back in Hillview Softball Cricket Competition

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There were back-to-back wins last Sunday for Prisons in the St Vincent Teachers Co-operative Credit Union/ DMG Furniture Hillview 20/20 Softball Cricket Competition, at the Keartons Playing Field.

Prisons first shackled Dr Thomas Injectors by 28 runs.

Stein Joseph struck 37, as Prisons reached 120 all out from their 20 overs. Bowling for Dr Thomas Injectors, Damion Allen took 3 for 11.

At their turn, Dr Thomas Injectors were hemmed in at 92 for 9 from their 20 overs.

Ron Adams with 34 was Injectors’ lead batsman, while Peter Richards was the pick of Prisons’ bowlers, taking 4 for 26.

Prisons then registered a three-wicket win over Glen United.

Batting first, Glen United made 95 all out from their 20 overs. Marcus Hackshaw led with 29.

For Prisons, Eswort Malcolm had 4 for 23 and Stein Joseph, 2 for 25.

A belligerent 63 from the bat of Desron Spring, in which he belted nine sixes, pushed Prisons to 96 for 7, with 26 balls to spare.

In between Spring’s onslaught, Ricky King picked off 2 for 6 and Keron Browne, 2 for 19.

Glen United, though, returned the compliments on Buccament, downing them by the same three-wicket margin.

Buccament were dismissed for 69, in which Marcus Mc Coy made 16. Keron Browne was Glen United’s top bowler, grabbing 4 for 19.

In response, Glen United scored 67 for 7. Shorn O’ Garro took 2 for 8, bowling for Buccament.

The weekend’s other match resulted in Warriors winning by default from HMPS.

The competition is nearing its quarter-final stage.

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