HENLEY Cricket Club held its junior awards evening at the Brakspear Ground pavilion on Friday for the second year running.
More than 300 people attended the evening which was opened by club president John Nelson, followed by an address by Greg Stone, chairman of the Henley juniors.
Awards for the best batter, bowler and most improved players were presented to players from each of the junior teams. Todd Ferguson, of Henley’s first team and head coach for the club, presented the awards.
This season has seen Henley juniors go from strength to strength. The club has 180 registered players and entered nine teams into the Berkshire League as well as running two successful girls’ teams. The club has also competed in various local competitions and festivals for boys and girls.
This season has seen a record number of Henley juniors representing Berkshire across the age groups and a record number of players competing at district level.
The winners of the awards on Friday evening were as follows: Henley U12 girls: best bowler, Madeleine Brown; best bat, Mia Rogers; most improved, Sophie Jordan. Henley U15 girls: best bowler, Romilly Hayward; best bat, Amy Bartlett; most improved, Kate Church. Henley U9 Pumas: best bowler, Daniel Kernick; best bat, Matt Crook; most improved, Nathan May. Henley U9 Cougars: best bowler, Reuben Leedham; best bat, Bertie Withers-Green; most improved, Tom Vockins. Henley U11 Cheetahs: best bowler, Angus Withers-Green; best bat, Jack Potter and George West; most improved, Max Hanshaw and Tariq Sinnetamby. Henley U11 Lynx: best bowler, Owen Simmons; best bat, Will Hammersley; most improved, Harry Purslow. Henley U11 Leopards: best bowler, Adam Searle; best bat, Hector Elrington; most improved, Ed Lawrence. Henley U13 Jaguars: best bowler, Kalhan Shah; best bat, Daniel Jordan; most improved, Adam Fearnside. Henley U13 Wildcats: best bowler, Tom Batchelor; best bat, Matt Dalrymple; most improved, Rufus Stone. Henley U15 Lions: best bowler, Keanu Brouard; best bat, Will Legg; most improved, Josh Perkins. Henley juniors runs a training programme throughout the winter as well as during the cricket season. Registration for 2014 starts in January. For further details visit www.henleycricketclub.co.uk