CRICKET: Eaton Socon youngsters on cloud nine again

Eaton Socon Under 9 Gold celebrate their triumph. Pictured with coach Matt Taylor are Harry Dixon, A

Eaton Socon Under 9 Gold celebrate their triumph. Pictured with coach Matt Taylor are Harry Dixon, Abbie Mitchell, Maddie Sandling-Arnold, Jessica Taylor, Harrison Mitchell, Zak Taylor, Jack Noonan, Caitlin Noonan, Ruby Maslen and Sam Barlow. - Credit: Archant

Eaton Socon continued their dominance of Under 9 cricket in Huntingdonshire – when being crowned county champions for the fifth time in six years.

The club’s Gold team saw off competition from Waresley Girls and Little Paxton at the group stage before beating Peterborough Town in the recent final at Huntingdon & District CC.

The young Eagles also won the South League title while the club’s Under 13s enjoyed success in eight-a-side and 11-a-side disciplines.

Eaton Socon boast a thriving junior section and club chairman Rob Ashwell said: “We have

“The club is in a strong position at all levels. Our senior first team has the youngest average age of any side in their division with many of the players having come through the Eaton Socon system.”


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The Eaton Under 9 Blacks and Under 11s also finished as runners-up in their leagues this summer.

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