GREAT MELTON U9s lost to HORSFORD U9s by 21 runs at Horsford in the John Dewing (Alliance) Competition
Batting first, the Horsford openers made 30 without losing any wickets. Accurate bowling by Daniel Graves who took 2 wickets halted the impressive start by the home team. A superb catch by wicket keeper James Cooper was a highlight of the match. Jamie Granville also took two wickets. Horsford made 291 for 5, 40 of which came as extras, leaving Melton to chase 271 for victory.
In reply Great Melton made 274 for 6. Corey Rushton scored 13 and James 12. Despite some determined batting by the whole team, they could not reach the score set by Horsford.
Team: Corey Rushton (c) James Cooper, Jamie Granville, Loius Armstrong Brown, Daniel Graves, Alice Greenslade, Ethan Ellis, Krishna Patel