Who remembers the winners of The Voice? Not me. Who remembers the winners of the Nidderdale Junior Indoor 6-a-side competition? Pannal, Studley Royal, Harrogate and Birstwith thats who! Four teams drove away from Pateley Bridge taking with them the spoils, glory, celebrations and memories yesterday as the 2015/16 season culminated in 5 exciting finals. Pateley Bridge Leisure Centre was once again the venue for these young people, the present and future stars of Nidderdale cricket to showcase their talents.
The games were as follows and click through to see the scorecards:
Under 9 Pannal v North Stainley Pannal won by 5 runs (Jake Cockerill 29, Max Ramsden 4-20)
Under 11 Studley Royal v Harrogate Studley Royal won by 2 wickets (Fergus Lindley 30, William Webb 24, Hugo Goold 20, Patrick Cunningham 2-16, Joseph Westgarth 2-19, James Earnshaw 2-23)
Under 13 Ouseburn v Harrogate Harrogate won by 3 wickets (Liam Blacker-Meek 25)
Under 15 North Stainley v Birstwith Birstwith won by 17 runs (Craig Robinson 28, Samuel Maddison 20
Under 17 Studley Royal v North Stainley Studley Royal won by 5 wickets (C O’Donnell 30, Elliott Bean 3-20, Oliver Simenacz 29)
Well done, once again, to the wonderful efforts of all involved with the Indoor League, the coaches, the team managers, the parents and the officials. A great advert for the game in our corner of Yorkshire and long may it continue and contribute to the success of the Nidderdale League.