South Canterbury’s Year 5 and 6 cricket team had a close loss to Christchurch Metro at the Canterbury Districts primary tournament in Rangiora yesterday.
South Canterbury batted first and were all out for 109. Top scorers were Alistair Harvey 23, Matt Mackenzie 21 and Ben de Joux 11.
In reply Christchurch Metro made 119 runs for the loss of nine wickets.
South Canterbury’s best bowling efforts came from Harvey who took 2 for 12 and Chris Hogan who took 3 for 20.
Coach/manager Ants de Joux said the team had played well and the game came down to a close finish.