Macarthur has proved too strong at the U15 Boy’s State Championship going through the championship undefeated and amassing 111 runs in the rounds and only conceding 16.
It was left until the last games of the round to decide who would be playing Macarthur in the final, with Orange booking a place after defeating a strong Cumberland Nepean outfit 13-4. This was Oranges first final in this age group since 1989 where they went on to win the title.
The strong Macarthur team came into the final with hot bats and this continued until the last out of the final, Macarthur winning 11-0.
Congratulations to the Macarthur Team, team members were;
Hayden Dabelstein, Ben Durman, Matthew Eder, Jake Gleeson, Timothy Gleeson, Boston Lowe, Blake McIvor, Mike Noble, Connor Rochester, Riley Sutcliffe, Lachlan Wallis, Evan Wulff
Head Coach – Geoff Lowe, Assistant Coaches – Alex Cooper, Rachel Feeney, Scott Rindfleish, Manager – Matt Wulff, Statistician – Pauline Fickel
Each team nominated a MVP and the recipients of these were;
Cumberland Nepean – Brent Iredale
Georges River – Klay Kilpatrick
Macarthur – Boston Lowe
Newcastle – Zane Howarth
Orange – Caden Keed
Penrith City – Brock Beckwith
Southern Districts – Mitchell Cortis
Sutherland – Joel Byrnes
4th Georges River
5th Cumberland Nepean
7th Southern Districts
8th Penrith City