The Macarthur U19 Men’s Team have won the 2015 State Championship beating Penrith City in the final 2-1. Macarthur were the first team through in a high scoring Semi Final defeating Penrith City 11 – 8. Southern Districts earnt the right to play in the Preliminary Final by defeating Central 5 – 3 but could not match the hitting of Penrith City in the game to see who would take on Macarthur with Penrith City running out winners 15 – 3.
The final was a close game with Macarthur taking a 2 run lead into the last innings however Penrith City replied with 1 run and looked in a strong position to score more runs with runners on 2nd and 3rd but the pitching of Luke Ollerenshaw kept the last 2 batters in the box with 2 K2s.
Final Positions were:
2nd Penrith City
3rd Southern DIstricts
The winning team was
Blake Bell, Luke Bellamy, Josh Bond, Alex Cooper, Chris Gillies, Henry Groth, James Groth, Isaac McDonald, Brady Moore, Robbie Moore, Luke Ollerenshaw, Christopher Plain, Matthew Robrts-Osborne.
Head Coach – Scott Rindfleish, Assistant Coach/Manager – Geoff Lowe and Statistician – Kath Schofield
Congratulations to Darren O’Neil and Phil Wardley on gaining their Level 3 Umpire Accreditation.