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11:20am Wednesday 28th August 2013 in Sport
BARNARDS Green under nines beat Rushwick by 18 runs in a softball game with many players enjoying their first competitive game.
George Evans-Halford (6) and Luke Haffield (11) took the score to 227 before Menna Sutton and Josh Hothersall progressed to 240.
Sam Tomlinson and Rowan Ames, with four fours in his 17, batted confidently and Charlie Cain (10) and Owen Gregory moved the score up to 289. Evans-Halford (2-11) picked up the first wicket for Green and also produced a run out and catch.
Sutton took 1-7, including a wicket maiden, and Haffield bowled tightly before captain Domonic Higgs’ two catches helped seal an impressive victory.