Kearsney hold their head high in two cricket festivals

2014-10-09 00:00

KEARSNEY College’s U14 and U15 cricket teams have been busy these holidays, playing in the Charl van Rooyen and Grey High festivals respectively.

The U14 players packed their bags for Bishops in Cape Town, sending an encouraging message to fellow competing schools by winning all their matches.

Playing Pretoria Boys’ High, Selborne, St Andrews and the hosts, Kearsney flew their flag high, the youngsters playing with pride and passion.

It bodes well for Kearsney that cricketers at U14 level are competing strongly and winning against schools from outside the province — a promising sign as players progress to senior ranks.

Grey High in Port Elizabeth hosted their U15 festival and again, Kearsney were not over-awed, being respected opposition in winning three of their four matches.

They beat Wynberg, Woodridge and Grey College (Bloemfontein), their loss coming in a narrow two-wicket defeat to Pearson.

U14 Charl van Rooyen Results

Pretoria Boys High 107 (D’Eramo 2-13)

Kearsney 108-4 (Conway 51*)

Kearsney won by six wickets.

Kearsney v Bishops:

Bishops 139-9 (Sewbaran 2-9, Koenig 2-15, Strydom 2-36)

Kearsney 142-7 (Koenig 46)

Kearsney won by three wickets.

Kearsney v Selborne:

Selborne 124 (Strydom 3-24)

Kearsney 127-9 (Hughes 33, Muirhead 23)

Kearsney won by one wicket.

Kearsney v St Andrew’s College (T20):

St Andrew’s 86 (Koenig 2-7, Sewbaran 2-22)

Kearsney 87-6 (Pringle 20)

Kearsney won by four wickets.

Grey PE U15 Festival Results

Kearsney v Wynberg:

Kearsney 105

Wynberg 93 (McGrath 4-30, Blair 3-19)

Kearsney won by 13 runs.

Kearsney v Pearson:

Kearsney 115-8 (Baker 40, De Vlieg 28)

Pearson 116-8 (McGrath 3-40)

Pearson won by two ickets.

Kearsney v Woodridge:

Kearsney 205-9 (McGrath 52, Cherry 35, Carmichael 31)

Woodridge 152 (Baker 3-23, Potter 3-19)

Kearsney won by 54 runs.

Kearsney v Grey College (Bloemfontein) (T20):

Grey College 134-4

Kearsney 138-3 (Cherry 72*, Daniel 32)

Kearsney won by seven wickets.

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