Under-14 Boys (Sunday, November 19): New Norfolk 7/211 (30 overs) defeated Clarence Maroon 8/94 (24.3 overs). The young Redcaps hosted one of the Clarence teams at Tynwald on Sunday morning. Batting first and knowing how to score runs at Tynwald, they put on 211 from their allocated 30 overs. Jude Bannister was unstoppable, firing a massive 112 from 59 balls including eight big 6s and 12 nice 4s. It took the Redcaps few than 25 overs to take all eight Clarence wickets and claim the win by a massive 117 runs. Batting: Jude Bannister 112 from 59 not out (8 x 6s and 12 x 4s), Reuben Topping 14 from 45no (2 x 4s). Bowling: Benton Gray 2 for 12 from 2.3, Jack Neads 2 for 14 from 4.
Under-16 Girls* (Tuesday, November 21): New Norfolk 147 defeated UTAS Lions 121. New Norfolk played the other UTAS at Lower Queenborough Oval and what a game it was. The improvement right across this team continues to stun those following. The team played extremely well to knock up their first win. Angel Green once again showed her experience bowling first Green picked up five wickets in three overs and then with the bat top-scored with 32 from 20 balls including a nice six. Batting: Angel Green 32 from 20 (1 x 6 and 6 x 4s), Addysen Nossiter 16 from 15 (3 x 4s). Bowling: Angel Green 5 for 13 from 3, Addysen Nossiter 1 for 17 from 4.
Stage 1 Boys**: (Monday, November 20): New Norfolk 59 lost to New Town Bucks 80. Batting: Parker Brown 11 from 18 (2 x 4s), Edward Mayne 4 from 13 (1 x 4). Bowling: Parker Brown 1 for 3 from three overs, and three run-outs.
Stage 1 Girls**: (Friday, November 17): New Norfolk 72 lost to UTAS 136. Batting: Sha’Diamond Evans 12 of 13, Holly Vagg, Gracie-Kaye Mayne and Isla Prince all got six. Bowling: Mary-anne Mayne 1 for 30 from three overs, Annabelle Van Emmerik one run-out.
Under-14s (Sunday, November 19): Gretna 8/88 (19.4 overs) lost to UTAS Red 7/144 (30 overs). Back at home, the young Gretna team hosted UTAS Red on Sunday morning. The visitors batted first and managed to just see out the full 30 overs and put on a score on 144. In the chase, Gretna couldn’t get the score rolling and found itself losing wickets to be all out for 88 in the 20th over. Jack Embrey top-scored with 31 including five 4s. Cooper Gleeson picked up three wickets with the ball. Batting: Jack Embrey 31 from 40 (5 x 4s), Reuben Stott 8 from 12 (1 x 4). Bowling: Cooper Gleeson 3 for 17 from 3, Ryan Jones 2 for 12 from 3.
Under-16s (Sunday, November 19): Gretna 8/100 (19.2 overs) lost to Sorell Eagles 5/247 (40 overs). Also at Gretna on Sunday afternoon, the Under-16s hosted Sorell Eagles. Sorell batted first and kept the runs flowing, losing only five wickets and seeing out the full 40 overs to post a score of 247. Bowling, Michael Pearce did his bit for the Gretna team, picking up three worthy wickets. With the bat, Gretna was out bowled and couldn’t get past the Sorell fielders, finding itself all out for 100 in less than half the allotted overs. Captain Nick Ransley gained more than half of the team’s runs with a fantastic 53 with four big 6s and fours 4s. Pearce was the only other player to reach double figures with the bat. Batting: Nick Ransley 53 from 42 (4 x 6s and 4 x 4s), Michael Pearce 10 from 12 (2 x 4s). Bowling: Michael Pearce 3 for 36 from 7, Kayden Cunningham 1 for 25 from 5.
Stage 1 (Monday, November 20): Gretna 79 lost to Glenorchy White 144. Batting: Alex Bailey 11 from 13 (2 x 4s), Ashton Bailey 8 from 15. Bowling: Alex Bailey 1 for 8 from two overs and run-outs to Alex Bailey, Arlo Wakefield and Hayley Harvey.
* In Under-16 Girls’ cricket each team faces 20 overs (120 balls). Each player faces the same number of balls when batting (120 divided by the amount of batters). If a player gets out they continue to bat with four bonus runs being awarded to the bowling team. Wides and no-balls are not replayed and are counted as balls faced.
**Stage 1 cricket is the entry-level competition. Each team faces 20 overs (120 balls). Each player faces the same number of balls when batting (120 divided by the amount of batters). If a player gets out they continue to bat with four bonus runs being awarded to the bowling team. Wides and no-balls are not replayed and are counted as balls faced.
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