b'THE ELLESMERIAN 134CricketGirls U14The opening game of the season for U14s Girls Cricket TeamAnother loss to Moreton Hall on 25thMay did not dampen spirits, against Moreton Hall on 7thMay was, for some players, their firstas this time the 18 over encounter was a far more competitive affair experience in playing cricket. Ellesmere were convincingly on thewith Ellesmere only losing out by 88 runs to 103 runs for our losing side that day and clearly had a lot to learn, but everyone mustopponents. start somewhere! Tuesday 7thJune was a return to winning ways as After some hard training, the teams next outing was at the NSSAAEllesmere(representing North Shropshire), played brilliantly and Softball Cricket Festival.The girls clearly benefitted from thewon both of their matches against Shrewsbury High School preparation, as they played brilliantly and went on to win all four of(representing Shrewsbury) and Charlton (representing Telford & their matches. They beat SJT by 52 runs, Oswestry School by 50Wrekin), to be crowned Shropshire KS3 winners! runs, Moreton Hall by 20 runs, and Thomas Adams by 30 runs. As aThe girls have come an incredibly long way in a very short space of result, the team then progressed to the County Finals on Tuesdaytime. 7th June. HLD'