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Inter-Primary Cricket Competition continues

Sports 17 May, 2022 Follow News

Action from the Cayman Academy and Sir John A. Cumber Primary game

An exciting Round 2 of the 2022 Inter-Primary Cricket Competition concluded on Friday, May 13 with five out of six scheduled games played at various venues across the Island. The new season began on Friday, May 6.

In Zone A, Prospect Primary and Cayman Prep B recorded victories while in Zone B, Cayman Prep A, Cayman Academy and Red Bay Primary triumphed in their respective games.

Prospect Primary defeated Edna Moyle Primary 131 runs to 94 runs, Cayman Prep B beat East End Primary 75 runs to 74 runs, Cayman Academy downed Sir John A. Cumber Primary 62 runs to 60 runs, Red Bay Primary outlasted Cayman International School 94 runs to 80 runs and Cayman Prep A were victorious over George Town Primary 65 runs to 63 runs. The game between Joanna Clarke Primary and Theoline L. McCoy Primary was postponed and St. Ignatius Catholic was not scheduled to play.

The 2022 Inter-Primary Cricket Competition runs from May to June with 13 schools participating divided into two zones. Zone A includes Cayman Prep B, Edna Moyle Primary, East End Primary, Joanna Clarke Primary, Prospect Primary, St. Ignatius Catholic and Theoline L. McCoy Primary. Zone B consists of Cayman Academy, Cayman International School, Cayman Prep A, George Town Primary, Red Bay Primary and Sir John A. Cumber Primary.

Games are 12 overs with each bowler restricted to bowling three overs. Field sizes are roughly half a football field and teams consist of 11 players. Games are played on Friday afternoons starting at 1:30 p.m. at various primary school venues. Teams consist of both male and female players.

The Inter-Primary Cricket Competition is organised and coordinated by the Department of Education Services and the Department of Sports and sponsored by CUC and the Cayman Cricket Association.

To encourage female participation in the Inter-Primary Cricket Competition, organisers and sponsors are hosting a 6-A-Side Girls Under-11 Cricket Rally on Wednesday, May 25 between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at the Annex Field in George Town. All are invited to attend and cheer on the young ladies.

The 2022 regular season continues this Friday, May 20 with a full schedule of games including St. Ignatius Catholic vs. Edna Moyle Primary (at the Annex Field), Prospect Primary vs. Cayman Prep B (at Prospect Primary), Theoline L. McCoy Primary vs. East End Primary (at Theoline L. McCoy Primary), Cayman Prep A vs. Cayman Academy (at the Annex Field), Red Bay Primary vs. George Town Primary (at Red Bay Primary) and Cayman International School vs. Sir John A. Cumber Primary (at Cayman International School).

Parents and supporters are encouraged to come out and cheer on our young cricketers.

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