Papine hold edge in Grace Shield final

first_imgMinnows Papine High are in a good position to cop their first ever urban area ISSA Grace Shield Under-19 title after capturing first innings honours over favourites St George’s College in the final at the Melbourne Oval yesterday. Winning the toss and inserting their opponents, Papine bowled out St George’s for 168 before closing the day on 241 for five. This is for an overall lead of 63 runs heading into tomorrow’s second and penultimate day. The Shane Brooks coached Papine, who are contesting their first final, were led in the field by off-spinner, Orande Pearson. Jamaica Under 15, Under 17 and Under 19 representative claimed five for 54 and was ably supported by left-arm spinner Rashawn Lee, two for 21. National Under 17 opener Kirk McKenzie, with 48, and Grendon Seymour, 46 not out, made most runs for the Georgians. Papine then wrestled control of the match courtesy of a solid opening stand of 84 from Raymond Hall and Pearson. The left-handed Hall in a boundary-filled innings scored 57, while Pearson, who unleashed a series of straight drives, tallied 46. Number three batsman Romaine Lynch, another national youth representative, thereafter mellowed with a stroke filled 61 to be their top scorer so far. Play is scheduled to resume tomorrow at 10am.last_img read more

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Hart-Valencia game will be on local TV

first_imgLocal cable television station SCV-TV will broadcast tonight’s Hart-Valencia football game at 7. Advance tickets sold out, and only 650 standing-room only tickets will be available at the gate. The broadcast is in Santa Clarita only on public-access Channel 20 on Time Warner and Comcast cable systems. Dave Caldwell will be the play-by-play announcer, and Tony Moskal will provide commentary. It will be simulcast on 1220-AM. “We’re completely sold out, so it’s not a perfect situation, but this will help a lot,” said Valencia spokesman Vince Ferry. – Gerry Gittelson AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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