The Maryland Youth Cricket has today announced that its 11U and 13U championship trophies will be now sponsored.
The 11U trophy, in its fifth year, will be identified as the Herman's Discount Trophy. Herman's Discount, located in the Waverly neighborhood of Baltimore, celebrates its 20th anniversary this August. Beginning as a discount retail store, Herman's has morphed into a full service uniform store and is currently the Official Uniform Vendor for Baltimore City Public Schools. Herman's manufactures its own line of school uniforms (polos, oxfords, button-down shirts and khaki uniform pants). They also offer custom embroidery, screen printing ,cad cutting and will soon add trophies to their catalog. Everything is done onsite with their state of the art equipment and highly trained operators.
13U is a new age division this year in Maryland, and its championship award will be known as the SuperOverSports Shield. SuperOver Sports is 3000 square foot indoor facility in Howard County, Maryland, with two lanes long enough for both bowling run ups and batting; it is serviced by two imported bowling machines. There is wall-to-wall artificial turf and well-designed shell batting cages. Its cricket academy is staffed with qualified, professional & internationally popular coaches, including USA cricketer Sunny Sohal and Maryland's top youth coach, Milroy Don.
The state’s premier 16U competition’s award, now in its sixth year, is the Frank Islam Cup.