Chenies U13 Girls finish season on a high!
By Julie Pickard
Chenies U13 win Five out of Five Matches!
The U13 Chenies Girls play in the U11 League under Barrington Rules. They played 5 Fixtures and won all their matches!
Match 1 was away to Ley Hill and it was a nail biting finish.... Chenies scoring 265 Runs for the loss of 9 Wickets and holding Ley Hill to 261 taking 11 Wickets. Top Wicket taker was Caitlin with 3 Wickets but worthy of mention was Sophia for bowling a Maiden Over an unusual feat at this age bracket! Other Wickets fell for Darcey (2) and 1 each for Sophia, Emma, Roisin, Madi, Poppy and Leher. Top batting was Emily with16 also 14 for Sophia and 12 for Roisin.
Match 2 was Home to Burnham and it was cold!! Another tightly played match with a very close finish! Burnham scored 279 for loss of 6 Wickets and Chenies got 284 for 8 Wickets. Topping the batting was Youie with 13 with Emma getting 10 and Emily 9 Runs. Top wicket taker was Emily with 3 Wickets, 2 Wickets for Roisin and 1 for Caitlin. All Wickets were clean Bowled!
Match 3 was home to High Wycombe and this one was pretty cold too! This time it was a clear win for Chenies as the girls knocked up 331 Runs for the loss of just 2 Wickets. High Wycombe scored 199 losing 11 Wickets. Top Run scorer was Amelia with 32 including a superb boundary Six! Wickets were shared around with 2 each for Amelia, Emily and Daisy and 1 each for Xaynab and Jasmine. Maidens for Emily Poppy and Louisa. There were two Run Outs for Amelia and one for Emily, a Caught Behind for Youie and Caught and Bowled for Xaynab.
Match 4 was Away to Ballinger U13 Girls and once again Chenies Girls took control of the match scoring 325 Runs for loss of 8 Wickets. Ballinger scoring 240 Runs for 10 Wickets.
Amelia was top batsman again with 30 Runs, Sophia helping out with 25! Emily (16) Poppy (12) Caitlin (10) and Youie (14) all adding to the score! Top Wicket taker was Emma with 3 the others shared between Emily (2) and 1 each for Leher, Sophia, Louisa, Poppy and Amelia. Maidens for Madi and Poppy. Super Run Out for Louisa and 3 catches for Amelia including a Caught and Bowled.
The final match was Home to Tring Park. Tring scored 258 for loss of 7 Wickets and Chenies won with 289 Runs for the loss of 5 Wickets.
Top run scorer was Emily with 15, with Sophia (9), Amelia (8) and Caitlin (7). Top Wicket taker was Sophia with 2 then 1 each for Amelia and Darcey. Run Outs for Caitlin and Amelia and a great catch for Louisa.
All in all....a superb performance from all the players! Great cricket and wonderful supportive team spirit. The girls have clearly enjoyed themselves, which, after all, is the most important aspect of the game and for coaches it simply makes everything worthwhile!
Well done for an incredible season !