Upwood youngsters and club on the up after county cup triumph

Upwood Cricket Club's U13 team

Upwood Cricket Club's U13 team who became county champions. - Credit: UPWOOD CC

There was celebrations for Upwood Cricket Club's youngsters as they claimed a fabulous county cup triumph.

The Huntingdon Road-based club's U13 side were battling Godmanchester in the final and came away with a six-wicket win.

Winning the toss and electing to field, they held their opponents to 93-3.

Bertie Thackray top-scored for Goddy with 29 not out and there was a four from Elliot Ratcliff on his way to 16.

Oli Marsh was the star for Upwood though, claiming 2-15 in his four overs with a run-out accounting for the third wicket.

Marsh opened the reply and bagged a four before heading back to the pavilion and he was followed not long after by George Tuffin and George Buckle, leaving Upwood on 22-3.

Skipper Jacob Milner though was in no mood to leave the crease until he had to and he eventually retired as per the competition rules on 30.

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It was then left to Ollie Gaillard (24*) and Sam Andrew (22*) to guide Upwood home.

Hannah McNish bagged 2-21 for Godmanchester while there was one wicket each for Ralf Beaumont and Ellen Lemmon.

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