Mullum girls' cricket team through to state semi-finals

ON A GOOD WICKET: The Mullumbimby girls’ team consists of (from left) Gemma Edwards, Taya Flick, Mollie Cheek, Teal Jordan, Jordan Diehm, Reese Donnelly, Kiara Field, Olivia Weir, Maddison Artchibald, Kasey Williams. Shara De Costa and Kassidy Burke.
ON A GOOD WICKET: The Mullumbimby girls’ team consists of (from left) Gemma Edwards, Taya Flick, Mollie Cheek, Teal Jordan, Jordan Diehm, Reese Donnelly, Kiara Field, Olivia Weir, Maddison Artchibald, Kasey Williams. Shara De Costa and Kassidy Burke.

THE Mullumbimby Public School PSSA girls' cricket team are north coast champions after beating Tacking Point PS at Port Macquarie.

After winning the toss and electing to bowl, some tight bowling and excellent fielding enabled Mullumbimby to restrict Tacking Point to 7-70 off its allotted 25 overs.

Kassidy Burke and Reese Donnelly claimed two wickets apiece for Mullumbimby.

In a tense finish, Mullumbimby held on to claim victory by one wicket.

Jordan Diehm and Reese Donnelly top scored for Mullumbimby, while Teal Jordan and Gemma Edwards batted with maturity at the end to see the side home.

Coach Craig Lindsay and principal David Lees were extremely proud of the team's effort.

Mullumbimby now travels to Tamworth to take on Nemingha Public School, with the winner to advance to the state final in Maitland.



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