ST DOMINIC'S Priory were unbeaten at the Cambridge cricket festival held in East London during the holidays.
The first match against George Campbell High from Gauteng did not take place because overnight rain made the pitch unplayable.
In a Twenty20 match later in the day, Priory took on the Selborne Festival Team and dismissed them for 92. In response, Priory scored briskly and reached their target of 93 with six wickets down and four overs to spare.In a declaration game on a small field on the Sunday, the Lilyfontein team won the toss and elected to bat. Priory bowled them out for 33, with Chad Lookwhy taking 5/6, and then passed their score easily to win by eight wickets.
With plenty of time remaining, it was decided to play a Twenty20 encounter in the afternoon.
Priory batted first and scored 164/6 in their 20 overs, with Lookwhy (55) and Chad Jones (38no) the main contributors. Lilyfontein fell short of the Priory total to lose by 26 runs.
The final game on the Monday against Port Rex was an exciting contest. Priory batted first and scored 119 in their 20 overs (Kyle de Beer 32). At 63/4 after 10 overs, Port Rex were in a good position, but they then lost wickets at regular intervals and could only reach 96, with Ebo Asmah-Andoh (3/20) and De Beer (3/16) the most successful bowlers.