CRICKET: Templepatrick field two U15 teams on same night

The Kirby-sponsored TCC Under 15 A team.
The Kirby-sponsored TCC Under 15 A team.

Templepatrick’s strength in youth cricket was highlighted at the weekend as the Ballyclare-based club fielded two Under-15 teams at the same time.

TCC U15 A scored 147 for 3 at home to CIYMS on Friday evening (May 13). Adam Clarke (51) and Josh Cowan (50) were top scorers.

CIYMS were bowled out for 92, with wickets for Patrick George (3), Andrew Greer (2), Nik Kane and Matthew Gordon. The TCC A team won by 55 runs.

Ballymena U15 A scored 112 for 4 against TCC B on the same night. Ethan Crawford returned figures of 1 for 14, Jordan Reid, 1 for 21 and Matthew Hamilton 1 for 12.

In reply, TCC scored 70. Ewan Wallace (10), Adam Lamb (14), and Josh Solomon 13 not-out were the top scorers.

Templepatrick CC’s youth teams are generously sponsored by Kirby.