CRICKET: Award-winning Ellie among Sutton netters

BACK IN THE NETS: Long Sutton players (above) and Ellie Burton (below). Photos by TIM WILSON

BACK IN THE NETS: Long Sutton players (above) and Ellie Burton (below). Photos by TIM WILSON

Long Sutton Cricket Club got their winter-nets under way on Sunday – and they had an award winner among their ranks.

Teen ace Ellie Burton picked up the under-15 girls’ fielding award at the Lincolnshire county awards ceremony.

Ellie (pictured front, centre) was selected for the county team last year, having only taken up the sport in 2011.
Sutton’s nets continue every Sunday at the Peele Leisure Centre (10am-noon) up until March, with all new faces welcome to join them.

• Sutton winter netters: Back (from left) – Phil Coote, Adam Wright, James Wright, Jake Burton, Barry Stanway, Matt Bull, Gary Burton, Jeremy Smith, Craig Milnes; front – Ian Morris, Steve Skoulding, Ellie Burton, Paul Edgeller, Aaron John and Jack Smith. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG:020213-340 (to order call 01775 765433).

• Pinchbeck Cricket Club also started their winter sessions on Wednesday, at Spalding Grammar School sports hall.

They are eager to attract new members and bolster the squad for 2013 division three campaign.

Anyone with an interest in playing cricket is encouraged to join the sessions, which take place from 6-8pm and continue weekly up to the start of the new season in mid April.

The net sessions will also be supported by a county coach. For further details and information contact Richard Riley on 07894 701772.




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