Winterbourne take under-13 title as Frampton host cricket youth finals

August 18 2013
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TWO local cricket clubs claimed a successful day after the culmination of the Bristol and District Youth Cup Finals Winterbourne Under-13’s beat Bitton to take the Frank Benner Memorial Cup. Although they didn’t have a team in the finals, Frampton Cotterell Cricket Club were also celebrating after successfully hosting the event for a third year in a row.

TWO local cricket clubs claimed a successful day after the culmination of the Bristol and District Youth Cup Finals

Winterbourne Under-13’s beat Bitton to take the Frank Benner Memorial Cup.

Played over 20 overs a side, Winterbourne batted first and made 128-3.  Peterson was named man of the match for his 37, and fellow opener Slade made 35.  Both had to retire after making 35.

In response, Bitton could only muster 98-2 in their 20 overs.

scorers at Fram

There wasn’t such good news for Winterbourne’s under-15 side who lost to Bedminster.by 15 runs.  Aaron Blake picked up the Achievement award with a knock of 17 and frugal bowling figures of 0-27.

Although they didn’t have a team in the finals, Frampton Cotterell Cricket Club were also celebrating after successfully hosting the event for a third year in a row.

There were concerns the finals would have to be pushed back a week after heavy rain the day before, but both pitches at The Park in Frampton drained well.

second pitch

On the day, the ground dodged the most serious of local showers to get all games finished.

The club is now hoping to host the event next year.  Club Secretary, Phil Cordy, told The Voice; “It’s been a great day of cricket and the club volunteers have worked very hard”.

There were several other finals in the day long event.  In the Under 11 competition, Old Bristolians Westbury beat Bristol YMCA, and in the Under 17 Cup final, Whitchurch overcame Rockhampton.