60 children from 5 local primary schools (Burlescombe, Culmstock, Halberton, Plymtree & Sampford Peverell) took part in the Culm Valley Schools’ Kwik Cricket Festival held at Halberton & Sampford Peverell CC on Friday 2nd July. The rain managed to stay away and the following teams qualified for the semi-finals:
Halberton v Culmstock 1
Burlescombe 1 v Sampford Peverell
Halberton, despite having lost their opening match, managed to make it through to the semi-final and defeat a good Culmstock 1 side by 25 runs, to book a place in the final.
The other semi-final pitted two unbeaten sides against each other. A confident Sampford Peverell side met their match when they came up against a strong Burlescombe 1 side, who ran out as victors by 19 runs.
In the final match, Burlescombe 1 were just too strong for Halberton, winning by 38 runs.
Back row – Halberton – runners up
Front row – Burlescombe 1 – winners