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George hits century in Tobago
Ako George cracked the first cen-
tury of the Tobago Cricket Associ-
ation (TCA) 2016 Two Day League
over the weekend.
Playing for Charlotteville/Speyside
Combined, he lit up the place with a
wonderful 124 against Scarborough/
Mason Hall at the Shaw Park Recrea-
The left hander scored his century in
his team's second innings. However, his
exploits couldn't prevent his team from
going down by an innings and one run.
There were half centuries for Chris-
tian Adams and Ato James as Scarbor-
ough/Mason Hall declared their first
innings on 300 for 9.
with scores of 78 and 221.
George has been in sublime form this
season, scoring half centuries (55 & 68)
in both innings against C&B United in
last weekend's opening round.
Elsewhere, Airports Authority got to
within 28 runs of a come-from-behind
win against Police at Canaan.
Set 273 to win in 35 overs, Airports
got to 245 for 7 when play was called
off. Adrian Alexander and Hershelle
Guy both crossed the half century mark.
John Pollard's seven for 50 restricted
Police to 135 all out in their first innings.
However, Donelle Hercules (3/16) and
Kwesi Williams (3/35) combined to skit-
tle Airports out for 86.
In the weekend's final game at the Cyd
Gray Recreation Ground, C&B United
eked out first innings points against
Asked to bat first, C&B United were
bowled out for 192 with Kerry Cordner
(55) and Ashaughn Pierre (50) being the
principle scorers. Roxborough in their
turn at the crease folded for 138.
Left-arm wrist spinner Ancil Dennis
grabbed four wickets for 30 runs.
Batting a second time, C&B United
declared their innings on 167 for 6; set-
ting Roxborough 222 for victory. They
got to 57 for 3 before play ended.
Police 135 (Freedom Mckenna 47,
Arnel Jones 32; John Pollard 7/50) &
221 (Kwesi Williams 86, Kevon Samuel
53; Selron Joefield 4/28) vs Airports
Authority 86 (John Pollard 34; Donelle
Hercules 3/16, Kwesi Williams 3/35) &
245 for 7 (Hershelle Guy 50, Adrian Al-
exander 50) - Result Police won on
first innings (Match drawn) - Police 13
pts, Airports Authority 8 pts.
At Shaw Park
Scarborough/Mason Hall 300 for 9 (Ato
James 63, Christian Adams 61) vs Char-
lotteville/Speyside Combined 78 (Jamie
Boyce 5/25, Daveon Shanghie 3/27) & 221
(Ako George 124; Iraq Thomas 3/40, Jamie
Boyce 3/35) - Scarborough/Mason Hall
won by an innings and 1 run. Scarborough/
Mason Hall 26pts, Charlotteville/Speyside
C&B 192 (Kerry Cordner 55, Ashaughn
Pierre 50; Jerez James 5/52) & 167 for
6 dec (Marcus Daniel 61*; Leon Davidson
4/62) vs Roxborough Lakers 138 (Leon
Davidson 47; Ancil Dennis 4/30) & 57 for 3
(Selon Gray 32*; Marcus Daniel 2/17) - C&B
United won on first innings, C&B United
13pts, Roxborough Lakers 7pts.
Comets join winners row
Alescon Comets joined Mer-
ryboys and Clarke Road in win-
ners row after round one of the
2017 TTCB Premiership was
completed on the weekend.
On Saturday, Merryboys de-
feated PowerGen in Santa Cruz
and on Sunday Clarke Road and
Comets followed suit. Comets
has taken a first innings lead of
58 runs against Tableland and
batting a second time they got to
225 for nine wickets declared. All
rounder Bryan Charles who took
five wickets in the first innings,
topscored for Comets with 66 in
the second essay.
Tableland set 285 runs for vic-
tory was then routed for just 144
despite 83 from Al Small. Emile
Rajah the son of former national
player Aneal Rajah returned the
excellent figures of 5/12, while
Kastri Singh was also brilliant in
Defending champions Queen's
Park had to settle for a draw against
Victoria United. After compiling
a healthy 350 for eight declared,
the Parkites got a good fight from
Sherwin Ganga who scored 72 in
leading Victoria to 312 all out. Bat-
ting a second time QPCC reached
35/1 when the game was called off
as a draw.
The second round of the
Premiership bowls off this Sat-
At Pierre Road
Alescon Comets 284 and 225/9
decl. (B. Charles 66, K. Williams 39,
K. Edwards 36, I Mohammed 35; B.
Pegues 4/44) VS Jenexcon Table-
land 226 and 144 (Al Small 83; E.
Rajah 5-12, K. Singh 4-15). Alescon
Comets won by 139 runs.
At Barrackpore West
QPCC 350/8 decl. and 35/1 VS
Jailal Enterprises Victoria Sports
312 (S. Ganga 72; M. Barclay 3-36,
K. Webster 3-71, Y. Cariah 3-74).
Warren nabs gold,
silver in Arizona
T&T's field athlete Portious
Warren tossed her way to victo-
ry in the women's shot put event
and also collected a silver medal
in the weight throw event at the
Pima Aztec Indoor Invitational
held at Pima Community Centre
in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday.
In the shot put event, the Cen-
tral Arizona sophomore's second
attempt, measuring 16.18 metres,
was her best to beat out seven other
competitors in the NJCAA Division
meet. She fouled her first, third and
fourth throws before registering
marks of 15.96m and 5.92m in her
last two attempts, respectively.
Warren, who signed a letter of
intent to Alabama University in
November, finished runners-up in
the weight throw event, with a best
effort of 17.16m on her third try. She
opened with 14.88m, bettering that
mark in the next round, 15.94m. The
local field athlete reached 16.86m
in her fourth throw before fouling
her last two tries.
At the Frank Colden Invitational
Ursinus College at Bakes FieldHouse
in Pennslyvania, T&T's Khemani
Roberts was part of the winning
women's 4x400m relay team
from Coppin State University. She
partnered with Alexis Marsh, Tre'J
Johnson and Erielle Wallace clocked
four minutes and 05.47 seconds, to
Roberts also competed in the Shot
Put event and placed fifth with her
furthest toss, reaching 11.78m, her
This followed up her impressive
showing in the women's pentath-
lon at the Princeton Indoor Mul-
ti-Event meet in New Jersey, the
previous weekend, winning gold in
the five-discipline event with 3572
points. She topped three of those
events, the high jump (1.69m) for
842 points, shot put (11.07m) for
600 and long jump (5.35m), 657.
Roberts of Tobago, was fourth
in the 60m hurdles (9.36 seconds)
to earn 836, and fifth in the 800m
Also on the college scene, Zakiya
Denoon grabbed gold in the wom-
en's 60m at the Armory Track In-
vitational meet in New York. The
Monroe College sophomore ran a
personal best of 7.33 to win. She also
competed in the 200m and crossed
24.11 for fifth spot overall.
Her schoolmate and fellow T&T
runner Dawnel Collymore was 13th
in the women's 500m in 1:18.81.
2. Club Crusoe
3. C&B United
6. Roxborough Lakers
7. Airports Authority
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