Pestano named RHTY&SC 2019 Cricketer-of-the-Year

first_imgBy Colin Bynoe JrSENIOR Guyana Jaguars right-arm quickie Clinton Pestano was on Sunday named the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC MS) 2019 Cricketer-of-the-Year.The organisation on Sunday hosted its 29th Awards ceremony at St Francis Community Developer Centre, Portuguese Quarters, Berbice.Pestano has so far enjoyed a successful start to his first class and List A career for the Guyana Jaguars, making his debut for Guyana in the 2016-17 Regional Four-Day competition.The right-arm fast bowler inked his name into the record books against Trinidad & Tobago when he took a hat-trick – a feat which leaves him as the only Guyanese to do so in a first class match.Since then he has taken 23 wickets at an average of 30.26.In addition, his List A stats reads 10 matches, 16 wickets with an impressive average of 18.06.Secretary of the RHTY&SC MS, Hilbert Foster, in his report spoke at length about the many accomplishments that his organisation has made.Foster reviewed 2018 as the most successful year of the organisation. “We have completed a record number of activities under the sub-headings of charity, sports education, religion, youth development, community development, anti-drugs anti-crime, among others.”Notable individual who graced the award ceremony included Dennis Deoroop Vice-Chairman of Region Six, Town Clerk and Mayor of Rose Hall Town, General Manager (ag) Guyana Chronicle, Donna Todd and several representatives of major sponsors of the RHTY&SC MS.Bringing the feature address to the awardees was Senior Manager of Food for the Poor Guyana, Jimeel Davis, who focussed his presentation on youths and role model.Davis shared, “A role model is a person who is looked at by others as an example to be copied, being a role model is a serious responsibility, it must be taken and not given.”He went on to say that we can all be role models in different ways and shared characteristics that can aid in being a role model.Davis further lauded the RHTY&SC MS for the exemplary work they have done over the years.Millions worth in prizes, trophies, plaques and medals were shared out to the exceptional cricketers of the RHTY7SC MS.A number of cricket bats were distributed to junior cricketers of the club, while the 2019 Cricketer-of-the-Year Clinton Pestano carried home an eye-catching amount of tokens.Below is the full list of awardees:RHT Under-13 Batsman – Nyron HicksRHT Under-13 Bowler – Nathan kistamaRHT Under-13 Cricketer-of-the-Year – Nyron HicksRHT Under-15 Batsman – Christopher DeoroopRHT Under-15 Bowler – Matthew PottayaRHT Under-15 Cricketer-of-the-Year – Matthew PottayaRHT Under-17 Batsman – Mahendra GopilallRHT Under-17 Bowler – Jonathan RampersaudRHT Under-17 Cricketer-of-the-Year – Jonathan RampersaudRHT Under-19 Batsman – Kevin SinclairRHT Under-19 Bowler – Kevin SinclairRHT Cricketer-of-the-Year – Kevin SinclairRHT Under-21 Batsman – Kevlon AndersonRHT Under-21 Bowler – Keith SimpsonRHT Cricketer-of-the-Year – Kevin SinclairRHT second Division Batsman – Kevin SinclairRHT second Division Bowler – Junior SinclairRHT Second division – Junior SinclairRHT First Division Batsman – Kevlon AndersonRHT First Division Bowler – Shawn PereiraRHT First Division – Kevin SinclairMost Disciplined Player Male – Chanderpaul GovindanMost Disciplined Player Female – Mariam SomarooRHT Most Promising Player Female – Shenetta GrimmondRHT Most Promising Player Male – Kevin SuerajRHT Most Committed Player Male – Mohendra GopilallRHT Most Committed Player Female – Uma MattadinRHT Worker-of-the-Year – Simon NaiduMetro Female Batter – Shemaine CampbelleMetro female Bowler – Erva GiddingsMetro Female Cricketer-of-the-Year – Erva GiddingsRHT Most Improved Female – Abigail KishunRHT Most Improved Male – Nicholas Lawson/Shivnarine RamnsrineRHT Fielder-of-the-Year – Junior SinclairRHT Fielder-of-the-Year Female – Shabiki GajnabiRHT Cricketer-of-the-Year – Clinton Pestanolast_img read more