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U14A v Woodbridge (Won 13.5-6.5)
A great first innings, both batting and fielding, set the U14As up for a comfortable victory against Woodbridge School. Confident batting and secure deep fielding, combined with two superb catches by Beth Dwerryhouse, gave the side a significant lead of 8 ½ to 2 ½ at half-time. The team capitalised on their half-time lead with a further five rounders and some tight fielding, resulting in a well-deserved victory of 13 ½ – 6 ½.  Player of the match was Beth Dwerryhouse.

U14B v Woodbridge (Won 16-9)
A large U14B squad, with many girls making their debut performance, took on Woodbridge on Wednesday. RHS batted first and managed to score 8 rounders with the majority of the girls making the score sheet. When fielding in the first innings, RHS were decisive and made it hard for Woodbridge to score. Going into the second innings, RHS were leading 8-4 but they knew they would have to work hard in order to secure the win. They achieved 8 rounders with some excellent batting by Gemma Ayling, Sara Benavent Marti and Elena Miralles. The final score was 16-9. There were patches of good play by all but Georgia Folkard-Smith was awarded player of the match for catching 3 people out and being in control on 4th post.

U15A v Finborough (Won 14.5-9.5)
The U15As started slowly in their match against Finborough scoring 5 1/2 rounders to 4 1/2 in the first innings. There was some impressive fielding in the second from Sophie Rennison and Millie Orr, getting three batters out in a row at first post. Some fantastic catches from Sophie Atkinson and Charlene Tait saw Finborough down to 3 men with 15 balls left. What started out as quite a slow game turned into a nail biting finish with RHS winning 14.5 to 9.5. The player of the match was Sophie Atkinson.

U15B v Finborough (Won 17-16.5)
The U15B team had a great game against Finborough. After drawing level at 6 rounders each after half time, the RHS team went in to bat again and scored another 11 in their allotted time . Captain Sammy Chiu scored two with great hits over 1st base and Brittany Shresthra scored tactical halves with all of her hits.  With the opposition coming in to bat, the RHS team fielded rather shakily to allow them to creep up. However, their nerves held and the final score ended up RHS 17 Finborough 16.5.