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Evan Fortune-West, nine, bats for Willow primary school during the U9's Drax cup at Brodsworth ricket club.  Picture: Marie Caley D3589MC
Evan Fortune-West, nine, bats for Willow primary school during the U9's Drax cup at Brodsworth ricket club. Picture: Marie Caley D3589MC
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SALTERSGATE Junior School took a step closer to Headingley by seeing off ten other schools in the Doncaster round of the Drax Cup.

The under nines competition, organised by the Yorkshire Cricket Board, is open to primary schools across the county with a place in the final at Headingley up for grabs.

DRAX-TION PACKED: Some of the participants from the Doncaster round of the Drax Cup; Back (l-r) Maisy Adams, Alexander McCabe, Leon Richards, Isabelle Mustchin, Hannah Stocks, Keaton Toomer, Ciara Harris; Front (l-r) Liam Massey, Joshua Hurst, Shea Hughes, Nehmat Dhillon;

DRAX-TION PACKED: Some of the participants from the Doncaster round of the Drax Cup; Back (l-r) Maisy Adams, Alexander McCabe, Leon Richards, Isabelle Mustchin, Hannah Stocks, Keaton Toomer, Ciara Harris; Front (l-r) Liam Massey, Joshua Hurst, Shea Hughes, Nehmat Dhillon;

Scawsby primary Saltersgate were the winners of the qualifying tournament at Brodsworth CC and will now head through to the South Yorkshire final on June 13 against nine other schools.

Other schools to take part included Askern Spa, Bawtry Mayflower, Willow Primary, Owston Park and Shaw Wood.

Each county within Yorkshire produces a winner with the four set to meet prior to Yorkshire’s T20 Cup match against Derbyshire on July 8.