Focus on the winners in this year’s Gray-Nicolls GYCL competitions

CHELTENHAM clinched the Gray-Nicolls Gloucestershire Youth Cricket League’s U13 Performance title with a commanding 48-run triumph away to Bristol.

Ethan Du Preez dominated the visitors’ challenge of 138-7 from 35, top scoring on 59 from 64, Ellis Hall taking 3-2 from seven.

Barney Price (3-10 from four) then made immediate inroads for Cheltenham with fellow seamer, left-armer Charlie Parsons (4-10 from four) keeping the pressure on to wrap up the silverware.

Bristol (pictured above) had more success in the U15 ‘North v South’ final, trumping Chipping Sodbury by 63 runs, J Bray hitting 57 and Callum Johnstone 32.

Coalpit Heath, above, overcame Golden Hill by 79 runs to take the U15 Performance silverware.

Samarth Kadaba’s 51 at No 10 helped Coalpit Heath total 195-9 from their 40, and it proved to be well out of range for the home side as Arthur Trotman claimed 6-29 from 7.3 overs.

And the U17 Performance title went to Dumbleton (above) who emerged 72-run home winners against Rockhampton.

Lewis Rollinson (54) and Ben Lord (46) helped Dumbleton pile up an imposing 233-7 after winning the toss.

And Rollinson followed up with a return of 3-23 from eight, while Ben Price also captured 3-16 from four, as the visitors folded to 161 all out, Louis Warren unbeaten on a battling 43.

Cirencester, above, clinched the U11 Performance champions after overcoming Hatherley & Reddings by 16 runs, Sam Graham capturing 4-17 and Arty Stevens 3-17.

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