Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Samaritan Presbyterian School wins Kiddy Cricket Festival

THE Samaritan Presbyterian School is the 2014 champions of the annual Grenada Cricket Association/Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival held at the La Sagesse Playing Field on Tuesday, May 20.

The Festival brought together the eight zone champions in a day of thrilling competition. In the finals, the Samaritan Presbyterian School from St. Mark’s defeated their neighbours the St. Patrick’s R. C. School in a keenly contested final to emerge as the Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival 2014 Champions.

Samaritan Presebyterian School Winners
Samaritan recovered from a rocky start to post a match winning score of 121 runs for 8 wickets; they were led by Lindon Henry with 61 runs. St. Patrick’s lost early wickets due to good bowling from the St. Mark’s team; they eventually finished on 100 runs for 5 wickets with the Festival’s top scorer Shaidon Franklyn with 51 runs.
St. Patrick’s R. C. School, Runners up

A prize giving ceremony concluded the day. The St. Patrick’s R. C. School won the awards for best fielder, top scorer, and top wicket taker along with most improved team and their runners-up trophy. Samaritan Presbyterian won the most disciplined award along with the Champions Trophy.

From October 2013 to March 2014 forty schools competed in the preliminary rounds and eight advanced to the finals. The eight finalists were: St. Patrick’s R. C. School, St. Mary’s R.C. School, Florida Government School, Grand Roy Government School, Crochu R.C. School, Constantine Methodist School, St. Paul’s Government School, and Samaritan Presbyterian School.

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