b'THE ELLESMERIAN 131CricketBoys U15Summary of Resultsmatch on a tricky pitch. Nonetheless, the Ellesmere team stuck to Wolverhampton Grammar- Won by 7 wicketsthe task when bowling with very few loose balls and plenty of Shrewsbury A/B- Won by 140 runschances created. They needed to create lots of chances, because Wrekin - Lost by 9 runscatch after catch hit the deck, with only Harry Pyke providing a Oswestry- Won by 45 r unsreliable pair of hands. Wrekin made the most of their nine lives to end on 129-7 from their twenty overs. The Ellesmere response was A pleasingly warm Summer Term and the return of cricket: a livelyspirited and the total climbed steadily, with the main impetus coming and capable band of cricketers took up the fight against all comers,from left-handers Luke Rossow and Tom Dyson. When they both and a few useful new arrivals strengthened the team.fell, the innings slowed and in the end Ellesmere finished nine runs short. The opening fixture saw the Under 15 team make a long coach journey to Wolverhampton on a scorching hot day. The EllesmereThe final match of the season in mid-June was the teams only home team made a good start to the season, restricting their hosts to onlyfixture, playing host to an Oswestry side. Batting first, Ellesmere 60-9 off their twenty overs, with Harvey Leonard picking up threemade steady progresswith George Owen and Henry Appleby wickets and Oliver Draco and Eddie Pytches taking two apiece.leading the wayfinally posting a total of 161-8. The visitors made a Harvey then shone with the bat, bludgeoning 29 not out andgood challenge, but three wickets for Harvey Leonard and two threatening a few windows in the process as Ellesmere strode touseful stumpings from George Owen proved decisive as the victory in only the twelfth over.Oswestry total reached only 116-4.Four days later, the team travelled to Shrewsbury where they facedOverall, a positive season, with good wins and a valiant defeat: some a combined A/B team. Batting first, Ellesmere took advantage ofuseful debutants and reliable performances from our veterans. some less experienced bowlers to clock up 186-6 in twenty overs, with Charlie Boys, Henry Appleby, and George Owen scoring quick thirties. With a large total to chase, the home team made a shakyDWC start as Henry Appleby produced both speed and movement with the ball, picking up a hat trick as the fielders held their catches well. Harry Pyke and Evan Garrett claimed two wickets each, and some good work on run outs ended the run chase early for a big win. Another warm weekend: a journey to Wrekin College and a difficult'