Churchfield School wins cricket competition
young cricketers from Highbridge's Churchfield Primary School
have won Huntspill and District Cricket Club's annual Primary
School Indoor 6-a-side competition.
10-week competition has been held at King Alfred Sports Centre
and over 50 boys and girls from Churchfield, Berrow, St Joseph's
and East and West Huntspill schools have taken part.
tournament, which was organised and run by Senior Club Coach John
Davey, was won by Churchfield Primary School, who narrowly beat
The Huntspill Federation.
club's Head Coach, Matt Counsell, presented Churchfield with the
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The tournament has been running
for the past eight years and the club would like to thank King
Alfred Sports Centre and the local primary schools for their continued
support and interest in getting youngsters playing cricket."
and our other coaches are very much looking forward to working
with so many enthusiastic pupils during the summer when coaching
in their schools and at the club."
year for the first time the tournament was ran as part of the
Cricket Foundation's Chance to Shine Project, which will see the
club deliver in excess of 200 hours of free quality cricket coaching
in local schools, giving youngsters the opportunity to learn the
game and hopefully take up playing long term.
and district are an English Cricket Board Clubmark and Focus Club
and if anyone is interested in playing cricket, training starts
on Wednesday 11th April. The under 13s training runs from 6-7pm,
under 15s from 7-8 pm and on Thursday 12th April for under 11s.
The club is based at the Memorial Playing Fields in West Huntspill.