Cricket County Finals
Congratulations to the U15 girls' team, who qualified for the Indoor Cricket County Finals. We sent two teams to the district round of the Chance to Shine Competition at Paignton Community College. They were up against strong opposition, including two former county champions. The girls' team knew they had to be at their best to qualify.
South Dartmoor A Team
South Dartmoor A team went undefeated, winning all four of their matches to reach the county finals, which will be held next year in March. For the majority of the team, this was the last opportunity to compete in the indoor competition. This is also the first time that they have made it through to the next stage of the competition.
SDCC A vs Paignton Community College - won by 96 runs
SDCC A vs Kingsbridge - won by 66 runs
SDCC A vs Torquay Girls Grammar - won by 14 runs
1st/2nd Place Play-Off
SDCC A vs Teign School - won by 10 runs
SDCC A Team: Immy D-T (captain), Isabella B, Olive M, Mia H, Evie L, Mae W, Aurelia F and Nell N.
South Dartmoor B Team
South Dartmoor B Team, which was made up of largely a young side, improved throughout the competition. SDCC B Team finished by comfortably defeating Paignton Community College. SDCC B Team scored 111 runs which was the highest total scored during the day by a South Dartmoor team.
SDCC B vs Churston Grammar School - lost by 37 runs
SDCC B vs Teign School - lost by 13 runs
SDCC B vs Newton Abbott College - lost by 39 runs
7th/8th Place Play-Off
SDCC B vs Paignton Community College - won by 57 runs
SDCC B Team: Ruby G (captain), Maisie T, Megan G, Nelly B, Summer P, Eve W, Ava C and Lucy L-W.
Player Awards (as nominated by the teams)
SDCC A Team
Players of the day: Evie and Mae
Team players: Nell and Aurelia
Moments of the day:
- Mia bowling someone out the first ball of the day.
- Immy and Mia took five wickets in the first 12 balls of the match.
- Mae taking 13 catches/stumpings during the day.
- Evie, Olive, Isabella, Aurelia and Immy all scored sixes.
- Immy retired not out (scoring more than 15 runs) against Torquay Girls Grammar School.
- Nell’s crucial diving catch against Torquay Girls Grammar School.
SDCC B Team
Player of the day: Ava
Team Player: Ruby
Moments of the day:
- Ava’s superb reaction catch against Paignton Community College.
- Ruby, Maisie, Megan, and Nelly retired not out (scoring more than 15 runs) against Paignton Community College.
- Ruby and Nelly both scored sixes.
Congratulations to everybody who took part in the competition. Next week it will be the turn of the South Dartmoor U15 Mixed Team.
Cricket Club Training Times
Tuesday break 2: Years 7 - 8
Wednesday break 2: Year 9 - 13
Friday after school (3.10 - 4.30 pm): All years
Mr Pryke and Mr Malone