LightfootSherwill shield goes north
THE annual LightfootSherwill Shield was played on Sunday, November 27 at Benalla between the Northern Rivers and North East Knights cricket regions.
The shield honours long-serving cricket administrators, Bert Lightfoot and Keith Sherwill. Results are as follows: Under 14 Male: North East Knights 5/172 (Michael Grohmann 65, Sam Thompson 50, Bode Stephens 22, Darcy Hunter 2/18) defeated by Northern Rivers 9/174 (Abe Sheahan 42, Patrick Cormican 39, Jack Merrin 34, Paddy McNamara 2/18)
Players of the match: Michael Grohmann (NEK) and Abe Sheahan (NR) Under 16 Male: North East Knights 8/114 (Liam Fitzsimmons 32*, Oliver Willett 24, James Vlaeminck 3/7) defeated by Northern Rivers 137 (James Vlaeminck 45, Izac Artavilla 28, Ryan O’Keefe 24, Liam Fitzsimmons 3/14, Harry Weaven 3/31, Lachie Paton 2/17)
Players of the match: Liam Fitzsimmons (NEK) and James Vlaeminck (NR) Under 18 Male: North East Knights 6/194 (William Creed 67*, Fraser Ellis 28, Liam Hocking 28) defeated Northern Rivers 131 (Andrew Poppa 46, Cade Mueller 39, Wade King 3/13, Avery Weilendt 2/30, Fraser Ellis 2/19)
Players of the match: William Creed (NEK) and Andrew Poppa (NR) Under 16 Female: Northern Rivers 139 (Arnika McGregor 16, Letesha Bawden 14, Mia Ward 13, Kristy Whitehead 3/11, Ebony Hoskin 2/18) defeated North East Knights (Taylah Hardisty 35, Montana French 18, Jasmine Nevins 2/1, Breanna Saffron 2/7)
Players of the match: Taylah Hardisty (NEK) and Arnika McGregor (NR) Under 18 Female: North East Knights 6/144 (Mary Sandral 32ret, Georgia Moorman 27ret, Ada Chessor 1/6) defeated Northern Rivers 135 (Ada Chessor 20ret, Claudia McKimmie 3/12)
Players of the match: Mary Sandral (NEK) and Ada Chessor (NR)
Northern Rivers retain the Lightfoot-Sherwill Shield 3-2.