CRICKET: Bottesford teenagers are crowned champions

Bottesford CC under-15s

Bottesford CC under-15s

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Bottesford CC under-15s side have recently been crowned winners of the Newark Colts Youth League 2014.

They won all seven matches this season and in their last game needed to beat Burton Joyce to be crowned champions.

In a low scoring game, Bottesford made 78-9 in 18 overs. But thanks to some fantastic bowling from W. Kappen (3-0-11-2), R. Charlesworth (3-0-6-1), S, Turner (2-0-8-1) and A. Wilson (3-0-14-1), Burton Joyce were restricted to 64-5 in their 18 overs.

The group of Bottesford players have been together for five years and became champions in this their final year.

League champions Bottesford under-15s are from left, back – coach David Charlesworth, A. Brooks, Ollie Marshall, B. Jordan, W. Kappen, W. Pigott and A. Charlesworth; front – D. Holliday, S. Turner, captain A. Wilson, R. Charlesworth and O. Jacobs.