Hawks Junior Cricket Update – 24th May 2018

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We’re now over a month into the new season, and all of our Hawks junior sides have begun their league campaigns.  As such, we figured now was a good time to update you on their progress.

Hawks Under 9s

Our Under 9s began with a trip to Darwen on 29th April. Despite several fine performances, our opposition proved too strong and we were defeated by 32 runs.
GHCC 221 (257-9) – Darwen 253 (277-6)
Performances: Maci-Mae Whitehead 2-9, William Armer 1-1, Scott Duckworth 1-1.
We then had a week without a game before welcoming Clitheroe to the Cliffe on 13th May. Again we played well, scoring 241 (261-5), but lost convincingly with Clitheroe only losing one wicket in their scoring 291 (295-1)
GHCC 241 (261-5) – Clitheroe 291 (295-1)
Performances: Max Cocken 18
Our under 9s first win did however come at the 3rd attempt, when we travelled to Haslingden on Sunday 20th May.
Haslingden 213 (233-5) – GHCC 304 (312-2)
Performances:  Max Cocken 36 and 2-1-3-1, William Armer 23 and 2-1-1-1,  Jonathan Wilson 2-1-2-1, Thomas Henderson 2-0-2-1
This week we play on Saturday morning, welcoming Longridge to the Cliffe. We’ll let you know how we get on.

Hawks Under 11s

Our U11s have bounced back, with wins against Cherry Tree, Lowerhouse, Salesbury and Nelson following an opening day defeat at home against Church.
30th April 2018 – Church CC (h)
GHCC 237 (267-5)
Church 256 (268-2)
Performances: Shaabaz 16
9th May 2018 – Cherry Tree (h) Cup
GHCC 278 (293-3)
Cherry Tree 184 (232-8)
Performances: Nihaal 20, William 18, Shaabaz 13
11th May 2018 – Lowerhouse (a)
GHCC 257 (287-5)
Lowerhouse 237 (248-2)
Performances: Nihaal 30, Harry 12, Jacob 11
16th May 2018 – Salesbury (h)
GHCC 260 (272-2)
Salesbury 238 (246-3)
Performances: Nihaal 23, Shabaaz 17, Jacob 2wkts
23rd May 2018 – Nelson (h)
GHCC 243 (255-2)
Nelson 241 (277-6)
Performances: Shaabaz 14, Sam 11 and 2wkts, Nihaal 2wkts
No game this week, next up for our under 11s is a trip to Longridge on 4th June.

Hawks Under 13s

Our Under 13s have played only once so far, losing at home to East Lancs on 14th May 2018, who scored 293 to our 269.
Next up or our 13s is a trip down Lee Lane next Thursday, 31st May, to face Rishton



Hawks Under 15s

Our under 15s have played three games, losing their first two before a win last Monday away at Rawtenstall.
1st May 2018 – Norden (a) Cup
Score not currently available
Performances: Ethan Houldsworth 49, Seb Whalley 30
2nd May 2018 – Ramsbottom (h)
Score not currently available
Performances: Ethan Houldsworth 32*
14th May 2018 – Rawtenstall (a)
Rawtenstall 64-6
GHCC 65-2
Performances: Alex Kennedy 3-11, Ethan Houldsworth 33*

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