Wisbech Grammar School claim King’s cricket crown

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MFCP WGS cric 18.5.16
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Wisbech Grammar School pupils enjoyed multiple cricket wins this week against King’s Ely.

The U15’s played an exciting game at home against King’s Ely, and some good bowling restricted Ely to 129 runs.

Wisbech Grammar School replied with a strong batting performance, spearheaded by George Lemon (King’s Lynn) scoring 45 not out and Jack Trundley (King’s Lynn) scoring 56 no. Wisbech Grammar School passed the score with 133 to win the match.

The U14’s played away at Ely, having been put in to bat first. William Gowler (March) scored a magnificent 115 runs. This is William’s maiden century for the school as WGS amassed a total of 168 from 30 overs. Some strong bowling restricted Ely to 148 runs, winning the game.

The B team also recorded a good win against King’s Ely, restricting them to 76 runs Wisbech Grammar School scored 78 to win the game.

Wisbech Grammar School 1st XI lost narrowly in a thrilling game away at Ely. After superb batting from Oliver Short (King’s Lynn) scoring 54, Arran Shipley (Wisbech) scoring 51 and Ryan Hutler (Wisbech) scoring 54, Wisbech Grammar School posted 206 for 3 of 20 overs. Ely batted equally well scoring 208 runs to win.

Director of sport and head of cricket, Mr Phil Webb said: “This has been a magnificent weekend of cricket for Wisbech Grammar School, with excellent team performances and some incredible individual feats.”