13 Desember, 2012
SWest youngsters conquer strong wind With the South Easter ripping through the field at the WP Junior Foursomes played at Somerset West last Tuesday Duncan van der Vyver and Johan Oosthuizen, both from Somerset West, battled the strong wind to beat the field. With a wry smile, Van der Vyver said, “It was fun, I think”. With a front nine, 45, the pair managed to return with a 36, total gross 81. With 80 hard to break, Riaan Beukes and his partner Riyaaz Daniels took second spot on 84, with Sean Howell and Eric Park carding an 85 for third position. Tristan Galant and Craig Baba scored a gross 91 to win the B section, with Steenberg’s Ameer Tyer and George Spencer two strokes behind on 93.This is the final tournament on the WP junior calendar. The 2013 season starts in earnest with the King David Junior Open
on 2 January, followed by Somerset West on 3 January, Durbanville 4 January and the Bellville Junior 10 January.
RELAY TEAM: Athletes of HottentotsHolland High School recently participated in a Swed ish athletics relay event at Paarl Girls High. During challenging and exciting events, the HHH team did their school proud when they won bronze medals. Above from left are HHH athletes Kyle Erasmus, Ryan Abrahams, Cody Cloete and Lerato None.
Duncan van der Vyver
HHCC snatch most remarkable victory from jaws of defeat against Blue Bells Hottentots Holland Cricket Club played an away game against Blue Bells. HHCC continued day 2 in their 2nd innings on 80/4 and were bowled out for 199. This resulted in Blue Bells requiring 154 runs for victory. Best batsmen for HHCC were Edwin Daniels (76), Rida Rhoda (52) and Warren Martin (30). Blue Bells got off to a flying start and were 80/0 in just under 20 overs. The first wicket for HHCC came from the bowling of Emaad Opperman with the score on 81 off a brilliant catch on the boundary from 12th man, Abdullah Arnold. The captain, Riyaad Oliver, and Emaad Opperman bowled 27 overs claiming 10 wickets for just 58 runs and recorded probably one of the most remarkable victories for HHCC. Riyaad Oliver ending on a
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personal best bowling figures of 15-8-35 and was well supported by Emaad Opperman 12-2-29. HHCC won the match by 15 runs. HHCC 1st vs Atlantis at home on 9 December 2012 (1 day match): HHCC lost the toss and fielded first. Atlantis were in early trouble on 60/5 and managed to recover well ending on 219/8 in their allotted 50 overs. The best bowlers for HHCC were Edwin Daniels (10-3-48) and Emaad Opperman (10-2-25). HHCC were bowled out for 147 in the 46th over and lost the match by 72 runs. The best batsmen were Ruben Matthews (56), Yaasin Jakoet (26) and Rida Rhoda (20). HHCC Assassins vs Old Mutual away (8 December 2012). The Assassins batted first and were bowled out for 100. The best batsmen were Mohamed Brey (23) and Kha-
lid Crombie (20). Old Mutual past HHCC’s score in the 33rd over and won the match by 5 wickets. The best bowler were Yaasin Jakoet (7-4-17). HHCC Strikers vs Bellville at home (8 December 2012). The Strikers won the toss, batted first and scored 165 in their allotted 35 overs. The best batsmen were Aqib Achmat (52) and Abubakr Rhoda (33). HHCC bowled out Bellville for 155 runs and won the match by 10 runs. The best bowlers for the Strikers were Suroor v/d Lily (7-2-21) and Ebrahim Sha (7-2-31)fielded. HHCC fixtures for the weekend (15 December 2012): HHCC 1st vs Rylands away (1 day match), HHCC Assassins vs Durbanville at home and HHCC Strikers vs St Augustine’s away.
Connor Govender, Dylan Thornton, Umar Crombie and Chadé Levendal.