Junior Inter-County Finals
Five of our junior teams had made it through to the finals and travelled to Notingham last weekend to battle it out with the top junior teams in the Country.
Boys Under 11
Team – Ali Khalil, Tom Goodfellow, Connor Walton
Team Manager – Alan Walton
The boys under 11 team played Middlesex in their quarter final match up, losing out in a nailbiting 2-1 defeat. In the playoff macthes they went down to a strong Kent team before beating Lincolnshire to finish a creditable 7th place.
Girls Under 11
Team – Ameerah Ismail, Lucy Mayers, Sophie Townsend
Team Manager – Natalie Townsend
Our Under 11 girls were in the plate finals and took out Lincolnshire 2-1 and Suffolk 3-0 to claim the silverware.
Boys Under 13 A
Team – Jared Evans, Harry Green, James Lee, Joel Cleaver, Oliver Tate, Ojas Mishra
Team Manager – Debbie Tattersall
A strong performance against Suffolk saw the boys win 4-1 to make it through to the semi-finals where they would meet Yorkshire. Despite excellent wins number 1 and 3 strings they lost out 3-2 to a very strong side. A dominant victory over Sussex leaving them with an excellent 3rd place finish.
Boys Under 13 B
Team – Ismail Khalil, Charles Hill, Harry Stevens, Harry Mander, Ryan Bennett
Team Manager – Jim Hill
With a very impressive line up for a B team the boys were competing for the plate title. They eased through the quarter final match up with Hertfordshire and then came through a much tougher encounter with Northumbria to amke the final. Another 4-1 win against Lincolnshire made the boys the plate trophy winners.
Girls Under 15
Team – Meha Shah, Sophia Lee, Mariam Eissa, Isobel Beynon-Cobb, Lucia Avery
Team Manager – Ginny Lee
With a number of the players still eligible for the under 13’s, this young side went in with nothing to lose. They snuck past South East Wales 3-2 in a very tight match to move into the semi-final. Here they met a very good Hampshire side who were just too good. The girls regrouped to win comprehensively against Sussex to finish 3rd overall.