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The Semi-Finals Of The Grace Headley Cup Set To Begin Today

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Excelsior High is expected to clash against the winner of the Headley Cup

The organizers of the rural ISSA/Grace Headley Cup will be running the cricket event in Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), the defending champions, will be competing in the semi finals against Manchester High School. The STETHS team will be under the leadership of coach Carl Wright(an ex Jamaican wicketkeeper). The game will be played in the STETHS Sports Complex, this facility is in Santa Cruz.
The other semi-final is expected to be between Clarendon College and May Day High School. May Day High School are the favorites to win this game because they were the beaten finalists in last year’s tournament. The game will be played in Mandeville.
Manchester High was the last team to earn a spot in the final after thrashing Tacky High School in a group game that was postponed twice. On March 25 and 26, they won by 49 runs in a game that was played in home soil in Mandeville. Manchester High is coached by Barry Barnes.
Brian Barnes, the captain of Manchester High, led with 55 as the home team was dismissed for 174 against Jordan Pinnock.
Jahdae Moore was unplayable when bowling for Manchester High, he was the player that did most of the damage. He delivered three for 16 as Tacky High fell for 125.
Excelsior High is expected to clash against the winner of the Headley Cup. Excelsior High are the champions of the urban ISSA/Grace Shield. They’ll be competing in the all-island Spalding Cup.
The organizers are yet to announce the dates for the Spalding Cup and the ISSA/Grace Headley Cup final.

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