Thursday, November 20, 2014

Youth League cricket - round four

Sam Booth.
YOUTH LEAGUE
Round 4 results from Sunday, November 16.

SOME great matches were played in the junior cricket at the weekend. In the Under 13s Gretna played out a close one with Clarence Maroon, going down by just six runs. Tyron Bailey did very well with the bat making 62 not out and he also took 2 wickets. Sam Jackson also got two wickets and his brother Riley claimed his first ever wicket.

New Norfolk Under 13s did very well against Lindisfarne. Jordan Gittus did well making 16, while Riley Higgins remained 8 not out. Zayde Hill bowled well taking two wickets while Coby Kemmler claimed one.

In the Under 15s Gretna had a big win over Old Beach Gold with Sam Booth batting very well and making his first ever century. Booth hit 6x4s and 11x6s in his total of 114. Josh Eyles did very well playing his first match and making 60 not out including 7x4s and 2x6s. Blake Mayne was again in good form and got 25. Hannah Mann captured 2-4 to be the best of the bowlers as did Jake Campbell and Jacob Bowerman.

When Sam Booth was on 99 he hit the ball firmly to square leg where his cousin Ian Booth was officiating as umpire. The ball hit Ian right in the ribs leaving a nice bruise. Seeing this, Sam went to Ian's aid, totally forgetting about a possible century until Ian directed him to go take a run. That sure is taking one for the team Ian!

In the New Norfolk Under 15s match, the young Red Caps went down to Kingborough by 93 runs. Nathan Rice did very well making 33 before being unluckily bowled after the ball had come off his gloves. Jye Bearman also batted well making 15. Cody Morgan bowled well capturing three wickets including a great catch and a run-out. Rhys Franklin and Dylan Morgan chimed in with one wicket each.

In the other Under 15s match, Molesworth defeated New Town by 52 runs. No other details were available.
 
Congratulations to Hannah Mann who has again been selected in the State Under 15 girls team. Hannah flys out to Sydney on Tuesday with the team. Well done Hannah.

SCORES
Under 13s
Clarence Maroon 7 for 129 off 25 overs (46 extras) d Gretna 8 for 123 off 25 overs (27 extras) at Rokeby Village Green. Gretna - batting: Tyron Bailey 62 not out (12x4s), Conor Kelly-Lennox 10, Jacob Blackwell 10, Brayden Butler 8. Gretna - bowling: Tyron Bailey 2-6 (3), Sam Jackson 2-10 (3), Callum Rogers 1-4 (3), Riley Jackson 1-37 (3). 

Lindisfarne 6 for 137 off 25 overs (24 extras) d New Norfolk 8 for 71 off 19.1 overs at Tynwald Park. New Norfolk - batting: Jordon Gittus 16, Ryiley Higgins 8 not out. New Norfolk - bowling: Zayde Hill 2-17 (3), Coby Kemmler 1-9 (4).

UNDER 15s
Gretna 4 for 235 off 37 overs (13 extras) d Old Beach Gold 10 for 119 off 31.3 overs (46 extras) at Glenora District High School. Gretna - batting: Sam Booth 114, Josh Eyles 60 not out,  Blake Mayne 25, Jacob Bowerman 10. Gretna - bowling: Hannah Mann 2-4 (2.3), Jake Campbell 2-18 (4), Jacob Bowerman 2-18 (2), Blake Mayne 1-3 (3), Sam Booth 1-6 (3), Tyler Farrell 1-9 (3), Josh Eyles 1-25 (4).

Kingborough 6 for 197 off 40 overs (41 extras) d New Norfolk 10 for 104 off 31 overs at Tynwald Park.  New Norfolk - batting: Nathan Rice 33, Jye Bearman 15, Rhys Franklin 12. New Norfolk - bowling: Cody Morgan 3-24 (6), Rhys Franklin 1-26 (6), Dylan Morgan 1-17 (4).

Molesworth 10 for 168 off 37 overs d New Town 10 for 115 off 34.4 overs (22 extras) at Queens Walk. Molesworth - batting: not available. Molesworth - bowling: not available.

NEXT GAMES
Round 5,  Sunday November 23.

Under 13 - 9am start.
Gretna v Lindisfarne Blue, ground to be announced.
New Norfolk v Kingston Crows at Lightwood Park.

Under 15 - 12.30pm start.
Gretna v Clarence White at Clarence High School.
Molesworth v Old Beach Gold at Old Beach.
New Norfolk v Wellington at Eady Street No. 2.

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