Seaton's champion colts

PUBLISHED: 10:00 09 October 2008 | UPDATED: 22:26 15 June 2010

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Seaton Cricket Club held its awards evening at which the tremendous success and improvements made by the Colts' players were highlighted by coach Peter Anderson.

Seaton Cricket Club held its awards evening at which the tremendous success and improvements made by the Colts' players were highlighted by coach Peter Anderson. A large number of Seaton's colts players and their parents turned out to celebrate their young members' achievements this year, which saw them being placed third (under-11s) and third (under-13s) in the Bradleys East Devon Youth Cricket League.This was a huge improvement on past seasons. Seaton has seen an increase in Colts membership during the season, especially at the under-11 age group. The under-13 age group came third in their East Division league and this was achieved with the inclusion of a number of under age players to make up the numbers.Seaton CC Colts' section has been sponsored this season by Free Foresters CC and Dean and Dyball Construction whose name they carry on their cricket clothing. Those singled out for special awards were:Under-11 bowling award: Todd Lewendon, who took a total of 15wkts and achieved best bowling figures against Sandford of 5wkts for 9 off 4 overs which included one maiden. Todd achieved an overall economy rate of 3.21 over the whole season. Under-11 batting award: Stuart Wight, who made 146 runs with a top score of 31 not out. In the under-11s league, players have to retire when they reach 30 not out.Under-13 bowling award: Chris Aplin, who took a total of 12 wickets and achieved best bowling figures of 5wkts for 9 against Feniton off only four overs. Chris achieved an overall economy rate of 4.19 over the whole season.Under-13 batting award: Andrew Davis who scored 135 runs with a top score of 40 not out. In the Under 13 league batters have to retire at 40 not out.All these winners received mini bats signed by Somerset players Marcus Trescothick (for batsmen) and Andrew Caddick (for bowlers).The trophy for the most improved bowler was won by Theo Boalch, and Todd Lewendon also won the Seaton Bowler of the Year award. Certificates were awarded to Reid Mawdsley, Niall Waterhouse, Johnny House, James and Daniel Thomas who are new members to the club.Seaton's coaches are planning to hold various cricket clinics both at local schools (taster sessions) and autumn/winter and half term holiday coaching at various venues in the area. Anyone interested in attending should contact Seaton's coaches on the following numbers: (01297) 552904 or (01297) 23507 for further details.


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