The cricket season started in style with some excellent matches both at home and away. The sunny weather was welcomed by all as a great deal of ability was on display from Moreton players of all ages showed off their skills.
The U13 A and B teams played against Packwood Haugh School on Saturday 6th May. It was highly competitive game, Moreton losing by a very close 30 runs. Moreton's bowling and fielding were much improved. Claudia (L4) battered superbly.
The U13 B Team and exceptionally well too. Their bowling was consistent and the batting was very strong. Moreton won by 6 runs!
The following day the 1st Cricket team played Shifnal Ladies Cricket Club, undoubtedly a challenging fixture! The weather was just perfect, with glorious blue skies. The bowling was very effective and competitive which pinned Shifnal a little in terms of runs scored and they finished on 264 after 20 overs.
Moreton went into bat and were confident from the start. The running between wickets, calling and shot selection was excellent. Big hitting to end the game by Ellie (U5) and Georgie (U5), brought Moreton’s score to 282 after 20 overs, and therefore winning by 18 runs.