CCCA Central Coast Under 12's Greater Hunter Area Champions
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The Central Coast has won the inaugural 2019-20 Greater Hunter Under 12 Representative Competition.
Central Coast were the strong favourites in the final, only dropping one match (last week) during the season proper, which just happened to be against their Hunter Valley opponents today.
Hunter Valley won the toss and batted. They got the worst start possible, to be in deep trouble at 8/26 . A minor recovery saw Hunter Valley total 56 in the 33rd over. Central Coast lost an early wicket but a great 2nd wicket partnership from Raj Sharma (21 no) & Koby Smith (31 no) saw Central Coast cruise to victory.
A brief Presentation followed and medallions and shields were presented to the Central Coast Team. Koby Smith was awarded the Player of the Competition after very strong performances with the bat and the WK gloves.
For match summary, please click on the link below:
Townsend selected in State team for Under 17 Nationals
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Wyong's Harrison Townsend has been selected in the ACT/NSW Country team to compete at the National Under 17's Championships which will be held in Mackay, QLD from 30 September 2019 - 10 October 2019.
The squad was selected following the completion of the Cricket NSW Under 17's State Challenge which was held in Coffs Harbour last week.
It will the second time the 16 year old left arm spinner has played at the championships having been a member of the successful ACT/NSW Country side last year.
Townsend will not be the only Central Coast player at the Championships as Terrigal Matcham paceman Nick Toohey will represent a Cricket Australia XI.