Jamaica Sports News, Kingston: The top table tennis club in the island will be known on Saturday, following the playing of the National Premier League finals at the Excelsior High School auditorium.
The inaugural championship is scheduled to get underway at noon and will bring together UTECH and Portland.
UTECH will be going into the playoff minus two of their leading players, national representatives Kane Watson and Simon Tomlinson, who are both competing overseas.
However, they’ll be looking to experienced players Brandon Phillips, Bryan Mcgrowder and John-ross Daley, to pull them through.
Portland will be led by former national representative Samuel Lamont, who’ll be joined by Curtis Dehaney, Rajni Brown, Tyreek Thompson, Brittany Murray, Sheryl Green, Andrea Watson and Teandra Hill.
The playing of the Milo Champion of Champions, starting at 10 in the morning, will precede the National Premier League final.
Interestingly new champions will be crowned, as Angels and St.Jago who won the boys and girls titles respectively last season, were eliminated.
St. Mary’s Primary will be going all out to clinch the double, when they meet St. Andrew’s Prep. in the boys final and Greater Portmore Prep. in the showdown for the girls crown.
30 primary and 16 prep schools, participated in the Milo Schools Competitions, which got underway in April.
Saturday’s activities at the Excelsior High School will come to an end with the playing of the first in a series of trials for the National Senior Team.