Teens shine for Singleton District Cricket Association representative side in John Bull Shield clash

ONE TO WATCH: Teenager Isaac Barry, pictured with his Valley and SDCA captain Jacob Carey on Saturday, was Singleton's leading run scorer against Cessnock.
ONE TO WATCH: Teenager Isaac Barry, pictured with his Valley and SDCA captain Jacob Carey on Saturday, was Singleton's leading run scorer against Cessnock.

Our region's next generation of local cricket talent received a taste of senior representative cricket on Sunday when representing Singleton against Cessnock in the John Bull Shield.

While the visitors would prevail local teenage talents Isaac Barry (84 runs) and Beau Parnell (55) stood tall while youngster Hayden Moorcroft also collected two wickets earlier in the piece.

Matt Hopley (69) led the way for Cessnock in a side which featured former SDCA players Joe Butler (Glendon) and Darren Thomson (JPC).

FINAL RESULT

Singleton District Cricket Association (Isaac Barry 84, Beau Parnell 55, Greg Thrift 30no, Hayden Moorcroft 2/9, Greg Thrift 2/50, Isaac Barry 2/66) defeated by Cessnock District Cricket Association 10/249 (Matt Hopley 69, Drew Olsen 44, Cameron Ross 27, Connor Thomson 3/34, Darren Thomson 3/45, Cameron Ross 2/48)