Hilton College only unbeaten side left at Coke T20 Finals
Hilton College is the only side who managed to finish the opening day of the Coca-Cola T20 Schools Challenge finals unscathed.
Hilton College defeated Rondebosch Boys’ High and St Andrews of Bloemfontein in their two outings on Day 1. The Dolphins champions are coached by the Protea batting coach, Dale Benkenstein. The team’s victory of 47 runs over St Andrews was impressive.
Hilton College managed to reach 150/5 in their allotted overs thanks to Robert McGaw (39), Michael Schlanders (33) and Gareth Schreuder (28) all chipping in. Saints’ SA u19 allrounder, Gerald Coetzee, tried his best with bowling figures of 2/28 and adding 33 runs with the bat.
Grey High School defeated King Edward VII by six wickets to give the Johannesburg-based school their first defeat of the tournament.
KES amassed 174/7 in their 20 overs thanks to a half-century by captain, Callum Broodryk (53). Grey PE’s Tristan Stubbs (51*) got his team over the line with three deliveries to spare.
Rondebosch Boys’ High secured a convincing ten wicket victory over Prestige College during the second round of matches. Lehan Botha (59*) and captain, Gabriel Gad (43*), getting their team over the line.
St Alban’s College secured their first victory during the second round with an eight wicket victory over Graeme College. The captain of Graeme College, Mark Amm (59), top scoring with his half-century, but it was not enough as his team was restricted to 118/5.
St Alban’s Christopher Williamson (44*) en Rein Hulme (39*) weighed in to give their team the victory.
Hilton College 150/5 (Robert McGaw 39, Michael Schlanders 33, Gareth Schreuder 28; Gerald Coetzee 2/28); St Andrew’s School 103/9 (Gerald Coetzee 33, Calvn Flanegan 22; James Ritchie 3/18, Thomas Dixon 3/25). Hilton College won by 47 runs.
King Edward VII 174/7 (Callum Broodryk 53, Bryce Parsons 29; Arend Visser 3/23, Tristan van Breda 2/24); Grey High School 177/4 (Tristan Stubbs 51*, Cody Posthumus 29, Luke Beaufort 29, Tiaan van Vuuren 28, LJ du Preez 27; Obakeng Maila 3/25). Grey High School won by six wickets.
Graeme College 118/5 (Mark Amm 59; Tristan Farrel 2/12); St Alban’s College 120/2 (Christopher Williamson 44*, Rein Hulme 39*). St Alban’s College won by eight wickets.
Prestige College 105/7 (Koos Motubatsi 28; Aneeq Gamieldien 2/23); Rondebosch Boys’ High 106/0 (Lehan Botha 59*, Gabriel Gad 43*). Rondebosch Boys’ High won by ten wickets.
King Edward VII 198/7 (Ambrin Snyders 62, Heinrich Pieterse 54, Bryce Parson 29; Sihle Mginywa 2/47); Graeme College 86 (Jeremy Beyleveld 21, Romario Fritz 16; Reece Botha 3/6, Dylan Fiebiger 2/5, Ian Crawshaw 2/14). King Edward VII won by 112 runs.
Grey High School 144/9 (LJ du Preez 45, Tristan Stubbs 29; Jordan Landsberg 4/18, Harshil Jeeva 3/9); St Alban’s College 120 (Jordan Landsberg 27, Ross Whitelaw 22; Eliah Thorne 3/18, Nicholas Fowler 3/27). Grey High School won by 24 runs.
Rondebosch Boys’ High 60 (Jordan Collier 17; John Turner 3/7, James Rithie 2/7, Michael Booth 2/9); Hilton College 61/2 (James Rithie 29, Michael Schlanders 16*; Michael Moore 2/26). Hilton College won by eight wickets.
Prestige College 67 (Sithembiso Mothise 14; Pheko Moletsane 3/13, JD Bruwer 2/1, Ruan Cronjé 2/7); St Andrews 70/2 (Gerald Coetzee 30*, Henré Koekemoer 25; Kamogelo Mphahlele 1/5). St Andrews won by eight wickets.