Junior cricket: Sol shines in Sacriston cup final success against Chester-le-Street

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Sacriston overcame Chester-le-Street by 88 runs in the Durham Cricket Board Under-15s Cup final on home turf.

Sacriston won the toss and elected to bat, posting 131-2 from 20 overs.

Both openers, Nathan Hall and Sol Bell, led the way, scoring unbeaten half-centuries, with the first Sacriston wicket going down on 117 when Jack Adam was out lbw for just 12 shortly followed by Tom Bell being run out for seven.

Ollie Barrett bagged the only Chester wicket.

In reply, Chester-le-Street slumped to 43 all out in 17.5 overs, with Bell the pick of the bowlers (3-2), while Ross Cordner and Hall bagged two apiece.

Hetton Lyons were bowled out for 68 but still won the Shield final as visitors Burnmoor fell short on 51-8 as Harry Morgan proved almost unplayable, grabbing four wickets for the loss of just eight runs.

Boldon claimed victory in the Bowl final. Ollie Sampson-Barnes hit an unbeaten 50 in Boldon’s 96-9, before Langley Park struggled to 82-7 in reply.

Hartlepool won the top prize, beating Tudhoe by 24 runs in the Champions Trophy final.

South Hetton lost the Plate final by 59 runs to Etherley, who made 119-3 before bowling out their visitors for 60.