Sports

Three-title triumph for Shomari!

— dominates National Junior Squash C/ships with wins in U13, 15 and 17 categories

The respective winners and medalists posing alongside veteran tactician Carl Ince following the conclusion of the Guyana Squash Association sanctioned Woodpecker Products Ltd Junior National Championships.

Benjamin Mekdeci and Taylor Fernandes clinched the under-19 Boys and Girls titles respectively but it was Shomari Wiltshire’s day at the Georgetown Club’s squash courts yesterday.

DC Jammers fly past Ravens 74-69

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A fourth quarter blitz propelled the Washington-based DC Jammers Basketball Club to a 74-69 come-from-behind win over Ravens when the four-match Goodwill series commenced Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Team 25, Classic-6 favoured

— Linden’s Guinness Greatest of the Streets semis

Pulsating matchups are expected to be on show tonight when Team 25 tackles High Rollers and Classic-6 battles Wisroc in the semi-final round in the Guinness of the Streets Linden edition at the Amelia Ward Hardcourt.

Exaggerator wins Preakness, Nyquist third

(Reuters) – Exaggerator took advantage of sloppy conditions and a “dream trip” to win the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes by 3-1/2 lengths in Baltimore Saturday ending Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist’s bid for the Triple Crown.

Fernandes, Wiltshire reach final

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Top players Larissa Wiltshire and Taylor Fernandes will meet sometime today in the final of the Girls’ U19 division of the Guyana Squash Association sanctioned Woodpecker Products Limited Junior National Championships after semi-final wins yesterday at the Georgetown Club courts.

B/ce crush E’bo to reach final

A ruthless bowling performance by Berbice enabled them to easily crush Essequibo by 79 runs via the Duckworth/Lewis method yesterday and book a place in today’s final of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Under-19 Inter-county 50 over tourney against Demerara.

Smith cameo takes Lions into top spot

West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith … stroked an unbeaten 37 in Gujarat Lions win. (file photo)

KANPUR, India, CMC – Dwayne Smith’s late cameo earned Gujarat Lions a convincing six-wicket victory over Kieron Pollard’s Mumbai Indians with 13 balls to spare here Saturday, and propelled them to the top of the Indian Premier League standings.