By: Davis Nii Attuquaye Clottey | Voltaonlinegh.com |
With finalists for the girls division already known in the ongoing Volta Cricket U-12 Schools League, Methodist Basic School boys will decide their own fate in the last Group matches to be played on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Ho Sports Stadium.
Methodist, 3rd and tied on 4 points with Fiave EP (2nd) has a chance of cementing a final with already qualified Mawuli Basic, if they convincingly defeat Housing MA in the Group A as Anglican tops with 6 points.
Still in Group A, the girls will battle it out for a second spot position as both Housing and Methodist are tied on 4 points each, (2nd and 3rd respectively).
In Group B, it will be a clash of the Catholic schools, Dome RC coming up against Bankoe RC.
Both schools are bottom 2 in the group and will fight for supremacy, bragging rights and escape from bottom of the table.
Meanwhile, Mawuli in the penultimate group matches beat Bankoe RC in both divisions on Saturday, March 16.
In the girls division, Bankoe RC who chose to field first after winning the toss managed 25 runs for 3 wickets as Mawuli scored 63 runs, for no wicket in the first innings. Mawuli then won by 38 runs.
Bankoe RC in the boys game chose to bat first after winning toss and scored 53 runs for 6 after which Mawuli scored 54 runs for 2 wickets in 11.2 overs to win the match by 8 wickets.
Anglican girls failed to turn up, giving Methodist 2 points.
Anglican boys then angrily defeated Methodist in the match that still puts both sides in contention for the finals.
Methodist won toss and elected to field. Anglican remarkably scored 114 runs, for 3 wickets and limited Methodist to 25 runs, all out in 12.2 overs.
The 15 Over Single Round Robin League already has Ho Kpodzi and United MA preparing for the finals on March 30, after both exhibited 100% brilliance in their respective groups.
The U-12 league, sponsored by the Ghana Cricket Association (GCA) will see winners crowned with trophies.
The only regional league in Ghana is one of the ways the GCA intended to develop the skills of players, efficiency of coaches and organisational capacity of the entire Association.