It has been a very successful summer for many John McGlashan cricketers with 21 players playing for their district and 4 boys going on to represent Otago.
Anjas Bhogal, Ryan Whelan, Angus Simmers,
Jordan Gain, Ness Scully, George Johnston, Micheal Sewell and Angus Frew all
played in the Under-17 District tournament held at Labour weekend in Oamaru.
These boys represented four different districts throughout the tournament. From
this an Otago Under 17 team was selected to compete at the national Under 17
tournament held at Lincoln. Angus Simmers, Anjas Bhogal, Jordan Gain and Ryan
Whelan were successful in making the side with Ryan Whelan going on to higher
honours being selected for the Otago Under 19 team, which also had their national
tournament at Lincoln. Some of the highlights from these tournaments include
Anjas Bhogal top run scorer at Under 17 nationals with two hundreds and an 80,
Jordan Gain 60, Ryan Whelan 3-47 and Angus Simmers scoring a hundred at the
district tournament in Oamaru and some solid starts at the top of the Otago
order in Lincoln.
Harrison Briggs, Harry Tourelle, Sam Clulee, Tom Dempster, George Bell, Charlie Davies and Billy Sheard all competed at the Under 15 district tournament held in Alexandra before Christmas.
The Year 7&8 rep teams have been recently announced with Oscar Sycamore, Reuben Cook and Alex Wilson being selected in the Year 8 teams. Sebastian Kyle, Nick Friedlander and Sheon Luxmanan being elected in the Year 7 teams. Alex Wilson and Mason Cumming then went on to be selected in the Dunedin SIPST team, which managed second place behind Canterbury Country.
The large amount of cricketing talent with in the school is exciting for the future of John McGlashan cricket.