cricket players win through to regional finals
group of youngsters from across the Burnham-On-Sea area have batted
and bowled their way to success at a regional cricket competition.
Girls travelled to Taunton to compete in an Under 13s competition
this week, where they were on top form and won their way through
to the final.
Both Huntspill and Minehead dominated throughout the day, not
losing a match on their way to the final.
the final, Minehead batted first, scoring 61 in their 7 overs.
The Huntspill girls set about their task with gusto and put on
their best batting performance of the day, passing Minehead's
total with an over to spare," John Davey, Huntspill's senior
coach and girls manager, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"I am really proud of the performances all the girls put
in, especially as for a few of the girls it was only the second
time they had played in competitive matches."
The team will now represent Somerset in the Lady Taverner's Regional
Finals in Bournemouth on 10th August.
said: "We are looking forward to representing our club and
the county in Bournemouth next week, where we will be playing
against 12 counties from across the South and West of England
including Cornwall, Buckinghamshire and Hampshire."
event - which was organised by Jan Godman, Somerset's Womens and
Girls Cricket Development Officer - involved clubs from Bridgwater,
Minehead, Chard, Huish and Langport, Wells and Taunton.