Week 15 of local cricket: juniors make their return

WEEK 15 saw the senior cricket teams have a weekend off to coincide with the Australia Day public holiday. Juniors however were back into games after their Christmas break. Here is a summary of how each team has gone so far with the season starting to close out:

NEW NORFOLK – 1st Grade: Ladder position 2nd out of 9. Best batting M. Bowden 167 (Round 8), best bowling J. Lester 5 for 18 from 6 (Round 6); 3rd Grade: Ladder position 4th out of 8. Best batting B. Kemmler 149 not out (Round 6), best bowling J. Nichols 4 for 28 from 10 (Round 1); 7th Grade: Ladder position 3rd out of 8. Best batting J. King 102 (Round 6), best bowling L. Lowe 5 for 35 from 6.5 (Round 10); Women: Ladder position 5th out of 6. Best batting L. Pearce 53no (Round 3), best bowling H. Davidson 2 for 9 from 3 (Round 7).

MOLESWORTH2nd Grade: Ladder position 8th out of 8. Best batting: B. Hodge 105 (Round 7), best bowling L. Dillon 4 for 25 from 10 (Round 1); 7th Grade: Ladder position 8th out of 8. Best batting B. King 80no (Round 3), best bowling J. Ransley 4 for 25 from 8 (Round 10).

GRETNA – 2nd Grade: Ladder position 5th out of 8. Best batting Z. Crosswell 78 (Round 4), best bowling C. Cunningham 5 for 35 from 8.2 (Round 3); 5th Grade: Ladder position 4th out of 7. Best Batting J. Ackerly 85no (Round 9), best bowling L. Crosswell 5 for 32 from 6 (Round 8).

BOTHWELL – 3rd Grade: Ladder position 2nd out of 8. Best batting J. Eyles 150no (Round 9), best bowling J. Eyles 5 for 34 from 10 (Round 9); 7th Grade: Ladder position 1st out of 8. Best batting R. Triffitt 119 (Round 9), best bowling P. Hansch 6 for 18 from 5 (Round 2).

New Norfolk – Under 15 – Round 10 (29/1/23):
Back into the swing of cricket after the Christmas break and we saw cross-valley rivals New Norfolk host Gretna at Tynwald on Sunday afternoon. Gretna batted first and put on a great score of 8 / 285 from their full 40 overs. In return and facing a good opposition the Redcaps could only manage 116. Batting: Tyson Smith 23 from 40 (2 x 4s, 1 x 6), Haiden Smith 22 from 34 (3 x 4s). Bowling: Haiden Smith 2 for 31 from 7, Tyson Smith 2 for 37 from 6.
Under 13 – Round 10 (29/1/23): Sunday morning saw the Redcaps U13s host UTAS at Tynwald. Batting first, the visitors team put on 146. The young redcaps tried hard to get the target but fell short, ending with 126. Batting: Angus Fraser 36 from 31 (3 x 4s, 2 x 6s), Bobby Nossiter 34 from 40 (5 x 4s); Bowling: Jack Neads 3 for 20 from four overs, Reuben Topping 2 for 22 from 4.
Stage 1 Girls – Round 8 (27/1/23): Unfortunately this game didn’t go ahead as opposition team, North Hobart, couldn’t get enough numbers.
Under 15 Girls – Round 8 (Tuesday 31/1/23): This team had a bye this week.

Gretna – Under 15 – Round 10 (29/1/23): As reported above, Gretna’s U15s played New Norfolk at Tynwald on Sunday afternoon. Batting first, the Gretna team smashed the ball all over Tynwald and ended with a great score of 8 for 285. With the ball and through some good fielding the Gretna team had the Redcaps all out for 116 giving Gretna bragging rights of the valley. It was pleasing to see two milestone scores with James Brazendale and Nick Ransley passing the 50 -un mark each and both finishing not out, both in their 70s. Batting: James Brazendale 79 from 96 (13 x 4s), Nick Ransley 76 from 45 (11 x 4s, 4 x 6s). Bowling: Brayden Clark 2 for 4 from two overs, Mikel Blundell 2 for 23 from 6.
Under 13 – Round 10 (29/1/23): The U13s had a game on Sunday morning at Ogilvie High School against the New Town Bucks. Gretna put on a good score of 6 for 128 to come back from the break in good form. They then fielded and bowled well to restrict New Town to 105 giving the U13s an easy win in the end. Batting: Xabia Barrington 16 from 30 (3 x 4s), Lucas Jones 15no from 19 (2 x 4s). Bowling: Reuben Stott 2 for 15 from three overs, Rafik Mulic 1 for 7 from 2.4.
Stage 1 – Round 9 (Monday 30/1/23): The young Gretna team hosted New Town for their first game back after Christmas at Gretna on Monday evening and broke through for their first win of the season to showcase just how much the young players have improved this season. After 20 overs each, New Town finished on 102 and Gretna snuck past with a two-run buffer finishing on 104. Amelia Ransley did a great job bowling, taking three wickets for just four runs. With each wicket adding an additional four runs to the Gretna total, Amelia’s actually went for minus eight runs. Batting: Hudson Stott 20no from 15 (3 x 4s, 1 x 6), Wayde Quinn 12 from 15 (1 x 4). Bowling: Amelia Ransley 3 for 4 from three overs, one wicket each to Liam Riley and Jackson Stott.

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