SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2015
ed by impressive bowling figures of six
wickets for 14 off 10 overs from former
National Under-19 representative Coi
Thompson, defending Intercollegiate 50
Overs cricket champions Mico University
College had an easy eight-wicket win over
the University of
West Indies in their opening match of the
competition at Mico on Thursday.
Scores in the match, UWI 82 all out ...
Mico 83 for two.
Batting first, the visitors found runs hard to
come by, negotiating the spin bowling of
Thompson and medium pacer, Michael
Bedward took two for 16 off
5.2 overs. Batting late in
the innings, Amania Morris top scored with
24, with opener, Desmond Jones, and num-
ber 10 batsman, James McDonald, making
12 runs each.
Despite losing opener, Antwain Stephens
early for 13 with the score on fourteen, it was
easy going for Mico in their reply as former
National Under-19 player, Ramon
Senior made 31 not out,
Randre Christie (14) and
Oshean Wilson, easily getting the runs for
the defending champions.
Pacer, McDonald 1 for 15 and
Horaine Linton one for 18 got the wickets
for the losers.
Mico will journey to GC Foster College on
Tuesday for their second game. The home
team will be hoping to avenge their five runs
T20 loss sufferred two weeks ago at the same
venue by the Mico team.
Mico University win opening Intercol cricket match
ollowing a bruising 1-0 defeat to Boys’
Town FC at Collie Smith on Wednesday, all
be it their first in 11 Red Stripe Premier
League games, assistant coach Linval Wilson
quickly pointed out that Humble Lion FC
He added that his team will be continuing
their RSPL journey.
“We have come from the bottom and
reached this far, so we will definitely pick our-
selves up and continue,” he said, adding
“We will keep working and the journey for
Humble Lion will continue.”
Wilson shared that it was difficult to keep
the team focused and grounded, given their
fine run of form, going into Wednesday’s
“I think a little complacency got in. We have
been doing well all season and are the most
talked about team, so we have to get back
grounded and back to work,” stressed the
“Humble will bounce back and go all out for
maximum,” he stressed.
The Clarendon-based team underwent a
series of transformations of late, and
leapfrogged from bottom place to the top half
of the table.
New coach, Donovan Duckie, and his assis-
tant led that resurgence, with Humble Lion
bagging 27 of a possible 33 points from 11
With that defeat coming at the struggling
Boys’ Town, they currently sit fifth on the table,
and are still hopeful of a top four finish.
“We have lost before and faced tough situ-
ations, but we are a quality team so we have
to move away from excuses and keep our
focus on playing good football,” Wilson
warned of his players, who he added will
Humble Lion currently have two players:
Devon Hodges and Jermaine Christian who
have scored six times, but will need to work on
their goal scoring form, given they have netted
24 goals, while conceding 21 so far.
From left: Humble Lions Chairman Mike Henry and assistant coach Linval Wilson.
Humble Lion will roar
again, says coach
Nicole Thompson from Glengoffe High reacts after clearing 1.65 metres in the Class One
girls’ high jump, equalling last year’s meet record, during Eastern Athletics
Championships at the National Stadium on Tuesday.