Presentation College enjoying their best ever season in the history of Secondary Schools cricket, copped the PowerGen Secondary Schools South Under-14 cricket title at Palmyra yesterday.
Presentation exacted revenge over Naparima College who defeated them in the finals last year. Batting first, Naparima College struggled to 93 all out with only opener Alex Gopaul getting into double figures, as he top-scored with 10.
When Presentation started their chase, national under-15 cricketer Romario King grabbed two early wickets but this was not enough as he did not get the required support from the rest of the bowlers. Presentation College opening batsman Riyaad Mohammed made 23, while Amar Chan got 33 not out and Nickyle Jalim 17 not out.
Pres will now move on to the national semi-finals as they await their opponents. The victory was Presentation College adds to their Championship title which they won earlier this season gaining promotion to the Premiership next year. Only last week they defeated Naparima College in the finals of the U-16 tournament.
POWERGEN SOUTH ZONE U-14 FINAL SCORES
At Palmyra: Naparima College 93 all out (Alex Gopaul 10no) vs Presentation College 97 for three(Riyaad Mohammed 23, Amar Chan 33 not out, Nickyle Jalim 17 not out). Presentation College won by 7 wkts.