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The visiting Colchester Royal Grammar School out of the United Kingdom went down to John Eugene Academy by 58 runs in a 40-overs-per-side match at the Gros Islet Playing Field yesterday.

Batting first, Eugene Academy were in deep waters on 86 for 5 before No.3 batsman, Kester  Charlemagne and Quaine Henry steadied the innings with a sixth-wicket partnership of 55. Charlemagne made 77 which included fourteen fours, while Henry contributed 33 to help the host to 174 for 9 from their allotment of 40 overs. Benroy Papin, who made 13, was the only other batsman to reach into double figures.

Timothy Scott with 3 for 20 was the visitors’ best bowler, while Radford Brenson picked up 2 for 44.

In reply, Casper Everett (15), Edward Greenwood (11), Michael Wrathall (20) and Matthew Davis (12) – all made bright starts but failed to carry on as Colchester Royal Grammar School were dismissed for 116 in 30 overs.

Ali Scott was Eugene Academy most successful bowler with 3 for 14, while the other wicket takers were Simeon Gerson (2 for 12), Jonnel Eugene (2 for 18), Kester Charlemagne (2 for 25), and Keegan Patrick (1 for 20).

Final Scores:   Eugene Academy 174 for 9 in 40 overs-  Colchester Royal Grammar School 116 all out in 30 overs.

In another match at the Dennery Cricket Ground yesterday, the visiting Hoe Bridge School out of the United Kingdom ended their six-match tour of Saint Lucia with a hard-fought win against a Dennery

13 & Under representative team.

Hoe Bridge School took first knock and totalled 175 with Alphie Johnson (41) and Max Knowles (38) leading the batting with a second wicket stand of 89. Oliver Chapman Hatchett and Daniel Farooqi contributed 18 and 17 respectively.

For Dennery S. Laurent captured 4 for 13.

When Dennery replied, they were dismissed for 163 with D. Augustin batting well for  a top-score of 42. Max Knowles and George Morison were on song for Hoe Bridge School with figures of 4 for 18 and 4 for 23 respectively.

Final Scores: Hoe Bridge School 175 all out in 30 overs, Dennery 163 all out in 29 overs.
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