Merchants Take the Title!!
Our congratulations go to Merchant Taylors' Schools (Sefton) on winning this year’s Lancashire Cricket Board U13s Schools Indoor Inter Cricket Competition.
This year's county final was contested by Wellacre School (Trafford), Rainford High School (St Helens), Lancaster Royal Grammar School (Lancaster), Ormskirk School (West Lancashire), Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (Blackburn with Darwen) and Merchant Taylors' School (Sefton). The cricket played was of high quality with most games going to the wire.
Lancaster Grammar and Merchant Taylors' finished on equal points in the round robin competition, both teams winning 4 out of their 5 games. However it was Merchants who were crowned County Champions through taking more wickets on the day.
Special mention goes to George Lavelle of Merchant Taylors' who retired on 25+ in all but 1 game.
R1: Merchant Taylors 60 - 2 v Rainford High 49 all out // Wellacre High 66-3 v Ormskirk School 60-7
R2: QEGS 72-7 v Rainford 71 – 7 // Merchant Taylors 85 - 7 v Ormskirk School 20 all out
R3: Rainford 74 – 4 v LRGS 93-7 // Wellacre High 73-2 v QEGS 72-6
R4: Merchant Taylors 70 - 5 v LRGS 67-5 // QEGS 78-5 v Ormskirk School 73-7
R5: LRGS 112-2 v Wellacre High 56-5 // QEGS 83-7 v Merchant Taylors 81-5
R6: Wellacre High 58-4 v Rainford 59-3 // LRGS 93-7 v Ormskirk School 74-5
R7: Merchant Taylors 64-1 v Wellacre High 63 all out // LRGS 54-3 v QEGS 52-7
R8 Rainford 114-4 v Ormskirk School 113-7
Final League Standings
Champions: Merchant Taylors' Schools
Runner up: Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
Wellacre High School
Rainford High School
The LCB would like to thank GH Carnell Sports Centre for hosting this year's Finals and also Myerscough College for all their help with the competitions in particular Andrew Fletcher and his students.
Shaun Anders (Competitons Officer)
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