After six weeks of highly competitive cricket in WA’s
premier school cricket competition, Kent Street Senior High School came out on
top to claim the 2013-14 Kim Hughes Shield.
The Grand Final was held on Thursday 20 March at Murdoch
University and saw Kent Street Senior High School (5-326) triumph over Bunbury
Cathedral Grammar School (215) by 111 runs.
The final saw Roberts score a brilliant unbeaten century
(130no) which saw him take out the Player of the Match award and McFarlane fall
just short of his half century (49) to help guide Kent Street to their score of
The pick of the bowlers for Bunbury was Delaney who was
economical with figures of 1-49 off his 10 overs. Bunbury also had a couple of
standout performers with the bat, with Jake Eardley-Wilmot scoring an excellent
88 to earn his side’s Player of the Match award and Massey following it up with
a patient 64.
Kent Street put in a fantastic all-round bowling performance
to knock over Bunbury, with Guthrie’s excellent figures of 4-31 being the best,
followed by Jacobs who took 2-13 off his three overs.
A big congratulations to Kent Street for taking out the Shield
and also to Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School for making it all the way to the
Grand Final, with both teams putting on a fantastic and spirited display of
The competition as a whole was played in great spirit with
all the participating teams enjoying the opportunity to play against one
another in the top tier competition.
With the competition all wrapped up for the 2013-14 season
we can now look forward to next season, which will hopefully see the
competition numbers continue to grow.
Congratulations to all the teams that participated and we
hope to see you back again next year.
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