Harriers half a game back on leaders after sweep in Essex

The Herts Harriers secured two wins at the Forest Glade Redbacks which keeps them firmly in the race for top spot in the BBF Under-17 League. Despite missing several players, they won both games convincingly 13-3 and 23-4. They are now tied in second place with the reigning champions Cobham Cougars and half a game back on the leaders London Mets with a direct clash between Mets and Herts still to be played.

In the U14 league the Herts Cardinals suffered losses against the Redbacks but there were many positives to take from the game, including a good pitching outing by Ben Jones, who also managed to hit a double in a game when the Redbacks pitchers dominated.

U14 League (Game 1): Herts Cardinals 0 Forest Glade Redbacks 15 (click to view box scores)

U14 League (Game 2): Herts Cardinals 0 Forest Glade Redbacks 10 (click to view box scores)

A full report of the U11 encounter between Herts and the Redbacks can be found here.