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Arima Hawks (women) and the Univer-
sity of T&T (UTT) led by national cham-
pions, 14-year-old Brittany Joseph and Cur-
tis Humphreys will both be confident of
repeating as champions when the Solo-
sponsored National Table-Tennis Champi-
onship Team Championships serve off
First serve will be at the Central Regional
Indoor Sports Arena, Saith Park, Chaguanas,
from 9.30 am with the women s and open
second division followed by the men s and
open para singles two hours later.
Joseph, who claimed her first-ever national
senior singles crown last year will team up
with fellow senior national women s team
player, Linda Partap-Boodhan and Natalie
Montes for Arima who will face stiff com-
petition from UTT, led by nine-time national
champion, Aleena Edwards and her sister,
The men s field is much more interesting
with UTT having to contend with Hawks,
Solo Crusaders, D Abadie Youths, Solo Cru-
saders and Carenage Blasters.
In addition to Humphreys, the UTT squad,
which defeated Hawks 3-2 in last year s title
match and currently leads the National First
Division League table with five straight wins,
includes his brother, Alaric Humphreys, Ken-
win Small, Kyle Borneo and Kyle Bennett.
For Hawks, which will be represented by
two teams, the quartet of five-time national
singles champion and current T&T Table
Tennis Association president, Reeza Burke,
Lionel Darceuil and teenager Arun Roopnar-
ine, just back from a recent month-long
training stint in Europe, will comprise it s
A-team while Dave Williams, Mark Modeste,
Garfield Gay, Kerron Ali and Keyon Williams
make up the B-team.
Crusaders will pin its title hopes on the
Derek Woods hit 39 while Bertram Percival took
three for 14 as Rebels cruised to an eight-wicket
win over Tyro as action continued in the BG T&T-
sponsored Tyro Sports Club Windball League in
Santa Cruz this week.
Percival s bowling effort kept Tyro limited to 78
for eight, batting first, as only Keith Jeffrey (14) and
Michael Bayne (10) reached double figures. In reply,
Rebels had no trouble getting to their target with
Woods taking them home comfortably.
In other matches, Bertram James (36 no) and Jerome
Duberry (25) rallied to give Jaggan United a nine-
wicket win over Fire Service. Batting First, the firemen
tallied a respectable 85 for five with Crayson Balkaran
(27), Jeremy Carter (15) and Giovanni Sylvester (17)
each making useful contributions. However, their
efforts proved in vain as James and Durberry set up
an easy win.
Tyro 78-8 (Keith Jeffrey 14, Michael Bayne 10,
Bertram Percival 2-0-14-3) vs Rebels 83-2
(Derek Woods 39). Rebels won by eight
Fire Service 85-5 (12) (Crayson Balkaran 27,
Jeremy Carter 15, Giovanni Sylvester 17) vs
Jaggan United 88-1 (9.4)(Bertram James 36 no,
Jerome Duberry 25). Jaggan United won by nine
Playmakers 83-5 (12) (Brandon Barath 20,
Ramchard Ramcharan 3-0-12-4) vs Blood
Brothers 83-7 (12)(Narindra Taylor 27, Shawn
Joseph 19, Dwayne Jones 13, Ryan Bissoon 3-0-
14-2). Blood Brothers won Super over 19-8
Combine Forces 80-6 (Falina Jack 18, Gillian
Mason 10) vs Ball Players 68-9 (Gina Gonzales
9, Gail David 8, Natasha Trotman 3-0-16-2).
Combine Forces won by 12 runs.
Combine Forces 90-3 (Tricia Marquis 38,
Stechelle Jordan 22) vs Tamana United 67-5
(Lucy Bolah 13, Sylvia Bolah 19, Stacy Bolah 12
no). Combine Forces won by 23 runs.
United Progressors B 70-7 (Isaac Kennedy 12,
Willis Mahadeo 14 no) vs Lawbreakers 71-4
(10.1) (Ronald Griffith 25 no, Kiran Bruce 3-0-17-
3). Lawbreakers won by six wickets.
Tamana United 52 all out (12) (Kathleen Jacobs
10, Roxanne King 3-0-17-2, Shenelle Lord 3-0-11-
3) vs Brooklyn Ladies 56-4 (12)(Monica Rajoo
15). Brooklyn won by six wickets.
shoulders of former national champion, Anthony
"Sandfly" Brown, US-based Dayanand Maharaj, Terry
Corbin, Andrew Alexander and Collin Cudjoe while
former UTT player and member of last year s winning
team, US-based Yuvraj Dookram, teams up with
Michael Nanton, Everton Sorzano, Declan John and
Haadiy Brooker in the D Abadie squad.
Aaron Wilson leads Blasters title-bid and will be
supported by Nigel Morgan, Khadeem Moore, Rakellon
Pierre and Michael Noel while Oxford is the other
entered team and will feature Selwyn Singh, Kirk
Mohammed and Anthony Laquis.
Tomorrow, the doubles event will commence with
the Humphreys brothers defending their men s title,
and Joseph and Partap-Boodhan, the women while
Curtis Humphreys and Aleena Edwards are the defend-
ing mixed doubles champions.
Rebels cruise to
win over Tyro
Hawks, UTT target Solo National title repeat
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