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St Peter’s Cross Keys Church of England Academy in Farndon secured a place in the East Midlands cricket regional finals





A Year six school cricket team has secured their spot in the East Midlands Regional Finals.

The St Peter’s Cross Keys Church of England Academy in Farndon represented Newark and Sherwood in the Nottinghamshire County Year Six Cricket Tournament on July 4.

The tournament was held at Notts and Arnold Cricket Club.

Tournament winners and New Nottinghamshire County Champions St Peter's Farndon.From left to right: Noah Pattison, Ellis Sleight, Leo Thompson, Matthew Oldbury, Captain Noah James, Lorenzo Walsh, Eddie Greenhow, Kieran Lowe Coached by Mr Rhodes-Yeomans the school's Sports Coach
Tournament winners and New Nottinghamshire County Champions St Peter's Farndon.From left to right: Noah Pattison, Ellis Sleight, Leo Thompson, Matthew Oldbury, Captain Noah James, Lorenzo Walsh, Eddie Greenhow, Kieran Lowe Coached by Mr Rhodes-Yeomans the school's Sports Coach

This following their victory at the Newark and Sherwood District Year Six cricket tournament held at Newark R&M on June 27.

The Farndon school took part on the event last week, which showcased the highest level of school cricket across the county.

Twelve other district finalists played for a spot in the East Midlands regional finals, a tournament which over 200 teams have entered.

Barnby Road Academy and St Peter's Cross Keys C of E Academy
Barnby Road Academy and St Peter's Cross Keys C of E Academy

St Peter's came up against Ramsden, Haymann and Nottingham High School in the group stage bracket winning all three matches before heading into the lunch break securing them a place in the semi finals.

After lunch St Peter's displayed a lot of effort, energy and enthusiasm and faced Nottingham Academy in the semi finals.

The final game against fellow Newark and Sherwood District representative Barnby Road Academy, saw another great game of cricket followed which had everything, big catches, great bowled wickets and big boundary run scoring by both teams, a great watch for all.

St Peter's came away the winners booking their spot in the East Midlands Regional Finals.



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