Passage Road victory

Dover juniors lose by 4 wickets

Fusionz Boutique Passage Road defeated Dover Juniors United by four wickets as action in the third round of the Inspire Sports Under-13 Cricket Competition continued yesterday.

Playing at home, Passage Road won the toss and opted to bowl. They restricted Dover Juniors United to 135 for 8 from their allotted 35 overs and in response Passage Road made 136 for 6 in 33.4 overs.

All-rounder Jediah Blades fired with the bat for Dover when they batted with a knock of 59 not out and later took two for 23 from seven overs. Off-spinner Nathan Goddard chipped in with 24. Rashawn Worrell took two wickets for 14 runs from his allotted seven overs.

All-rounder Jediah Blades top scored with 59 not out for Dover Juniors and took two wickets with his medium pace.
All-rounder Jediah Blades top scored with 59 not out for Dover Juniors and took two wickets with his medium pace.

When the home side batted the in-form Thierry Walcott made an unbeaten 41 to set up the victory. Captain Rivaldo Clarke, batting at number 4, joined Walcott and played some lovely shots before departing for 27. Opener Corey Hoyte also contributed 16 to the chase.

Thierry Walcott top scored for Passage Road United. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay)
Thierry Walcott top scored for Passage Road United. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay)

Walcott, the former Wesley Hall youngster crashed a four to the boundary, followed by a single to finish off the game to the delight of  supporters.

Isolation Cavaliers Juniors, Police Juniors and Wildey Juniors all had victories for the first time, while CounterPoint Wanderers Juniors and Franklyn Stephenson’s Academy kept their perfect record in tact.

At KMV Oval, Isolation Cavaliers Juniors’ 205 for six from their 35 overs was the highest score of the day. Seth Agard made a fine 58 and his younger brother Reuben chipped in with 34.  In reply, Mill Wall Saints were routed for a miserly 30 in just 12 overs and went under by a whopping 175 runs. Tre Riley claimed four for 11 and Kodie Ramsay three for eight.

At King George V Memorial Park, Signia Financial Wildey Juniors won a low-scoring affair by 33 runs. They were dismissed for a paltry 85, with Left-arm spinner Saveyo Blenman grabbing five for 13. However, the visitors rebounded and RCB St. Philip Juniors were all out for 52.

Police Juniors on the back of an attacking unbeaten 65, from Antonio Morris rattled up 154 for five from 24 overs in a match affected by rain at Briar Hall. His knock came off 50 balls and included seven fours. CounterPoint Wanderers Juniors “B” were then restricted to 76 for four.

At Bridgefield, champions Carlton Juniors lost by nine- wickets to CounterPoint Wanderers Juniors “A” in a top-of-the -table clash of the previously two unbeaten teams in zone “B”.  The home-side was bundled out for a meagre 63 and Wanderers Juniors “A” then cruised to the target with 15 overs to spare.

Jedia Blades struck a splendid undefeated 59 with nine fours in Dover Juniors 135 for eight from their 35 overs at Passage Road.  However, his effort was in vain as Passage United then reached 136 for six with eight balls to go.

The improving Franklyn Stephenson’s Academy led by a four-wicket haul from left-arm spinner Renacko Belgrave (4-13) and pacer Hans Campbell (3-10), sent Empire Juniors tumbling to 98 all out at Bennetts.  Jaden Leacock lashed an unbeaten 42 to see his team to victory by eight wickets and 89 balls to spare.

Summarised scores:


At Passage Rd: Dover Juniors 135-8 in 35 overs (Jedia Blades 59 n.o, N. Goddard 24; R. Worrell 2-14). Passage United 136-6 in 33.4 overs (T. Walcott 41 n.o, R. Clarke 27, C. Hoyte 16, J. Belle 10; J. Blades 2-23). Passage United won by four wickets.

At Bennetts: Empire Juniors 98 in 29.1 overs (J. Miller 19, K. Chase 11; R. Belgrave 4-13, H. Campbell 3-10).Franklyn Stephenson’s Academy 99-2 in 20.1 overs (J. Leacock 42 n.o, M. Young 20). Franklyn Stephenson’s Academy won by eight wickets.

At Market Hill:  St. George Lions v North Stars Juniors. NB: No play due to wet conditions, Match to be replayed.

At Briar Hall: Police Juniors 154-5 in 24 overs (Antonio Morris 65 n.o, S. Belle 17, S. Forde 14, C. Scott 13; Z. Corbin 2-29). CounterPoint Wanderers Juniors “B” 76-4 in 24 (O. Smith 11 n.o, K. Grant 11 n.o, K. Lewis 10). Police Juniors won by 78 runs.


At Bridgefield: Carlton Juniors 63 in 26 overs (R. Armstrong 24, J. Bethell 3-9, T. Burrowes 2-14, T. O’neale 2-0). CounterPoint Wanderers Juniors “A” 64-1 in 20 overs (H. Hart 23 n.o).

At King George V Memorial Park: Signia Financial Wildey Juniors 85 in 24.3 overs (M. Hoyte 12, K. Jordan 12, A. Watkins 12; Saveyo Blenman 5-13, R. Roach 2-2). RBC St. Philip Juniors 52 in 27.5 overs (M. Stuart 10; A. Watkins 3-5, J. Hoyte 2-14, K. Waite 2-16). Wildey Juniors won by 33 runs.

 At KMV Oval: Isolation Cavaliers Juniors 205-6 in 35 overs (Seth Agard 58, R. Agard 34, K. Quintyne 33, T. Riley 20; K. Jordan 2-28, E. Hooper 2-40). Mill Wall Saints30 in 12 overs (T. Riley 4-11, K. Ramsey 3-8). Isolation Cavaliers won by 175 runs.

 At Speighstown:  St. Catherine Juniors v Northern Cricket Academy.  Match to be re-played. 

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