b'THE ELLESMERIAN CricketGirls U13/U12137TheU13 Girls Cricket Team played well in their first outing in theThen on Saturday 21stJune, theU13 Girls played a very Lent Term on 17thMarch, with a round robin indoor tournamentcompetitive fixture away against Wrekin College. The girls where they convincingly beat Moreton Hall, Oswestry School, andplayed well and at the end of the agreed ten overs had won 34-27 Thomas Adams.In a nail-biting final match of the afternoonruns.As there was plenty of time remaining both sides agreed to Ellesmere narrowly lost to Packwood in the final over of theeach bat a further six overs. match.As a result, Ellesmere (together with Packwood) progressed to the regional stage of the Lady Taverners IndoorWrekin made the most of all their catching opportunities, which competition.prevented us from significantly adding to our total but it was more important to allow the players to have as much game time as This encouraging start to the season was then followed up by thepossible to sharpen those cricket skills.Time finished on Wrekin first Summer Term match against Oswestry School on 11thJune,accumulating 53 runs to our 37 and a good time was had by all. where Ellesmere won by 30 runs and only conceded one wicket. This was particularly pleasing as the girls had worked hard on theirUnfortunately, that turned out to be the end of the season for communication when batting.Although there was still work to bethese players as the team were forced to withdraw from The done to tighten up the fielding, the team still managed to take fiveWrekin College Cricket Festival on 23rdJune due to Covid-19. wickets. CSD A super afternoon of Lower School Cricket was then observed on 14thJune with a full complement of fixtures against Moreton Hall. The U12B, U13B girls, and U12A mixed team all went on to win their games in style. However, more important than the result was the fact that have all the girls in Year 7 and Year 8 took some part in the event, showing the progress that they had all made in a very short space of time.'