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Defenders’ one run win highlights Bequia Premier League weekend

Defenders’ one run win highlights Bequia Premier League weekend
Nickie Antoine had a good all-round performance for Royal Challengers

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Defenders beat Southside by one run last Sunday morning at the Clive Tannis Playing Field, which was the highlight of the weekend’s Bequia Premier League.

Defenders posted 148 for 6 from their 15 overs, as the match was reduced.

Phillip Baptiste and Lennox Ince, both hit 36.

Delroy Compton was Southside’s most successful bowler, taking 2 for 16.

Phillip Batiste, with 2 for 6, Kerwin Williams, 2 for 10 and Sherlon Pompey, 2 for 36, restricted Southside to 147 for 8 from their 15 overs.

Jeremy Layne led Southside unsuccessful run chase, hitiing 80. His knock included 11 fours and 4 sixes.

Sunday’s other match saw Friendship registering an 83-run win over Bequia Express Dem Bequia Boys Port Elizabeth.

Alrick Pompey stroked 69, hitting 10 fours and 2 sixes, and Kesron Thomas, 29, to lead Friendship to 187 for 9 from their 20 overs.

Bowling for Port Elizabeth, Iran Mack had 3 for 33, Joseph Francis, 2 for 29 and Dillon Douglas, 2 for 38.

 Port Elizabeth’s reply was 104 for 7 in 13.4 overs. Olanzo Billingy scored 41.

The successful bowlers for Friendship, were Verden Baptiste with 3 for 5 and Courtney Olliviere, 3 for 25.

 When the weekend action began on Saturday, Bequia Venture BOS Marine Royal Challengers saw off Davis Construction Masters by nine wickets.

Masters made 182 for 9 from their 20 overs. Victor Williams scored 49, Olanzo Lavia, 40 and Rannie Gregg, 32.

Nickie Antoine snared 4 for 11 and Ian Gonsalves, 2 for 27, bowling for Royal Challengers.

Antoine then blasted 5 fours and 8 sixes in his 79 not out and Cleus Cato belted 9 fours and 4 sixes in his 70 not out, as Royal Challengers rushed to 184 for 2 in 11.3 overs. Antoine and Cato shared in a 172-run unbroken partnership for the second wicket.

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