It was an extraordinary day of cricket as St Christopher’s School proudly hosted the first-ever ISA South West U11 Cricket competition. The event brought together teams from Trinity and Polwhele, and all four teams that took part displayed exceptional cricket skills.
The matches were filled with nail-biting moments, and one game even came down to the final ball. In the end, St Christopher’s emerged as the overall winners, showcasing their talent and determination.
Led by Mr. Belham, Head of Games at St Christopher’s, the team comprised a mix of players from Prep 5 and 6. The school’s commitment to cricket is evident through their weekly cricket sessions held at Totnes and Dartington Cricket Club, where the students hone their skills and foster their love for the sport.
Headmistress Alexandra Cottell expressed her delight, saying, “We increased our cricket provision this year, and we are thrilled to see the outstanding results reflected in the success and enthusiasm of our children.”
St Christopher’s School believes in nurturing the sporting talents of their students and providing ample opportunities for them to flourish.
The ISA South West U11 Cricket competition not only showcased the remarkable cricketing abilities of the young athletes but also emphasised the importance of teamwork, discipline, and fair play. The participants exhibited exceptional sportsmanship throughout the tournament, contributing to an atmosphere of friendly competition and camaraderie.