COMMUNITY TRUST GIRLS’ CUP 2008
The finalists of the
NZCT Cup national secondary school girls’ cricket were decided when the final day of Pool play got
underway in cool blustery conditions in Taupo today.
On the basis of each schools pool ranking the finals crossover matches for tomorrow will be as follows:
Epsom Girls’ Grammar School v New Plymouth Girls’ High School
High School v BaradeneCollege
High School v WaikatoDiocesanSchool
Wellington Girls’ College v St Hilda’s CollegiateSchool
DAY THREE – WEDNESDAY 17 DECEMBER, 2008
High School v Wellington Girls’ College
put Burnside into bat and had them 3/28, however, they hadn’t managed to remove captain and opener Francis Mackay. She was able to build major partnerships around Katie Edwards and Kimberley Rattray to ensure her team reached an imposing 210/9. Francis dominated the innings scoring a magnificent 153 – the highest ever individual score in the fifteen year history of the finals. Despite this Wellington bowled tidily, conceding few wides, and Wheturangi Charteris and Stephanie Bremner each captured three wickets. Burnside’s total proved too big for Wellington who was dismissed for 97 with captain and opener Rachel Chin contributing 20. Best of the Burnside bowling attack were Jessica Hastings and Ella Falkner.
210/9 [Frances Mackay 153]
Girls’ College 97 [Rachel Chin 20]
[Jessica Hastings 2/22, Ella Falkner 3/21]
Win to BurnsideHigh School by 113 runs
Epsom Girls’ Grammar School v HavelockNorthHigh School
This was a close encounter befitting a match that determined the final placings in pool A. A win to Epsom and they were in the finals, a win to Havelock North and it would depend on a runs v wickets differential which would have also included Burnside. However, with eight balls to spare Epsom were able to creep passed Havelock North’s tally thanks to an intelligent knock from captain Lucille Matthews who guided her team to victory with 42 not out. Chasing Havelock North’s total of 99, of which captain Amy Foster scored 33, Epsom got through to 101/7 in the 39th over. Bowling for Epsom Roseanne Cox bowled very tightly to take 4/3 and Monica Stone secured 3/20. For Havelock North Amy Foster took two and Olivia Gregory three wickets.
Havelock North High School 99 [Amy Foster 33]
[Roseanne Cox 4/3, Monica Stone 3/20]
Epsom Girls’ Grammar School 101/7 [Lucille Matthews 42no]
[Amy Foster 2/27, Olivia Gregory 3/13]
Win to Epsom Girls’ Grammar School by 3 wickets
College v St Hilda’s CollegiateSchool
Asked to bat first St Hilda’s accumulated 114 in their allotted overs. Best of their batsmen was Emma Spratt who scored an attacking 40. The wickets for Baradene were shared between Victoria Fahey, Katie Johnson and Alexandra Hurley who took a notable 4/19. Baradene were untroubled in chasing down their target in the 27th over for the loss of just two wickets. Co-captains Danielle McFayden and Imogen Temm, and Alexandra Hurley, who had a very good double, were the main contributors. Amelia Weir took both the wickets for St Hilda’s.
St Hilda’s Collegiate School 114 [Emma Spratt 40]
[Alexandra Hurley 4/19, Victoria Fahey 2/21, Katie Johnson 2/11]
118/2 [Alexandra Hurley 43, Imogen Temm 21, Danielle
[Amelia Weir 2/47]
Win to BaradeneCollege by 8 wickets
New Plymouth Girls’ High School v Waikato Diocesan School
For the first time in several finals tournaments New Plymouth, who were asked to bat first, were under intense pressure. At 4/4 their innings was precarious, but Kate Broadmore was still there, and she was still their at the end of their innings having seen ten partners come and go and the total edge its way to 113 all out in the 37th over. She compiled a very patient 58 not out which gave her team a total to bowl at. The wickets were shared between the Waikato bowlers with Katie Hodge, Hannah Beatson, Sunita McPhee and Alice Kay taking nine of the ten wickets to fall. Fired up by her batting Kate Broadmore then took the new ball with Victoria Hill and in a devastating opening spell of eleven overs of medium pace swing bowling between them knocked over Waikato for 18. Both had outstanding figures of 5/5 and 4/13 respectively.
New Plymouth Girls’ High School 113 [Kate Broadmore 58no]
[Katie Hodge 3/24, Hannah Beatson 2/14, Sunita McPhee 2/30, Alice Kay 2/6]
Diocesan School 18 [Kate Broadmore 5/5, Victoria Hill 4/13]
Win to New Plymouth Girls’ High School by 95 runs