Tower House end successful Barbados tour

The boys of Tower House School from England ended their tour of Barbados with a victory over Good Shepherd Primary at their St James ground Wednesday.

Batting first Good Shepherd made 162 for 8 in their allocation of 30 overs. Top scoring for the local lads was captain Tavian Eastmond with an attractive 47. In reply, the visiting team made light work of the total, marching to 165 for 3 in 27 overs. Their captain Ben Grainger was their leading scorer with an accomplished unbeaten 50.

Good Shepherd medium pacer Damario Lemo sending down another delivery during the match against Tower House School.

Yesterday’s victory was the third on the trot for the Tower House team. On Saturday they opened their tour with a one-wicket victory over Hoyte’s Youth Academy at Hoyte’s Village. This was followed by an eight-wicket victory over St Silas Primary at Orange Hill.

Tower House, established in 1932, is an independent prep school for boys ages four to 13. It is in located in East Sheen, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

The 26 young cricketers were accompanied on their developmental tour of Barbados by principal Greg Evans and about 30 other family members, staffers and supporters.

(From left) Principal of Good Shepherd Primary Louis Griffith smiles as Tower House School captain Ben Grainger presents cricket equipment to Good Shepherd skipper Tavion Eastmond while Tower House principal Greg Evans looks on.

After the game Tower House presented Good Shepherd with a variety of cricket gear as they had done in the previous two matches.

The team left the island Thursday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *