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Sion Hill Tallawahs champ in Marriaqua softball

Sion Hill  Tallawahs champ in Marriaqua softball

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Sion Hill Tallawahs defeated Street Fighters by two wickets on Sunday at the Richland Park Oval to clinch the 2018 FLOW/ Carib Beer Marriaqua 20/20 softball cricket title.

Street Fighters reached 149 for 9 off 20 their overs. Lenroy Dalzell was the top scorer, making 32.

Bowling for Sion Hill Tallawahs, Shamic Roberts had 3 for 19 and Shanley Lavia 2 for 27.

In response, Sion Hill Tallawahs got to 155 for 8.

Teroy Baptiste stroked 22, while the main wicket-takers for Street Fighters were Brenton Arrindell, who took 2 for 18 and Lenroy Dalzell, 2 for 43.

Teroy Baptiste was the player of final.

Sion Hill  Tallawahs champ in Marriaqua softball
Top wicket taker – Desro Straugh accepts his trophy from Carlton James

In the third place play-off, which preceded the final, Country Meet Town Out-Ah Trouble One beat Israel Bruce Smashers by 83 runs.

Country Meet Town Out-Ah-Trouble One scored 154 for 8 off 20-overs. Saski Weekes made 58 not out. Smashers replied with 71 for 5 off 11-overs when the match ended prematurely.

At the awards and prize giving ceremony, it was announced that Richie Richards of Country Meet Town Out-Ah Trouble One scored the most runs (235).

Deroy Straugh, also of Country Meet Town Out-Ah Trouble One had the most wickets.

Other awards went to Israel Bruce Smashers’ Dillon Woodley – best wicket Keeper, Kamarlo Caine of Street Fighters – best junior player and Javon Seales of Challengers – best all-rounder.

Seales finished with 12 wickets, and 122 runs.

First place Sion Hill Tallawahs received $2,500, with second place Street Fighters collecting $1,500.

For placing third Country Meet Town Out-Ah-Trouble One earned $700 and fourth place- Israel Bruce Smashers gained $300.

Smashers was adjudged the best dressed team, and Fairbaine Pasture, the most disciplined team.

Sixteen teams contested the inaugural competition under the aegis of the Valley Sports Committee.

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