THE Hampshire Cricket Board recently hosted the ECB girls under-13 and under-15 indoor finals at the Utilita Bowl. 

Priestlands School from the New Forest won the under-13 competition and will go on to represent Hampshire at the regional finals in May.

Last year’s regional champions St Swithun’s were victorious once again in the under-15 final and will look for further success later this year.

Alex Moore from Priestlands School said: "The young talents of the Priestlands under-13 girls team showcased their prowess at the prestigious Hampshire finals held at the Utilita Bowl.

"The tournament witnessed an exceptionally high standard of cricket, with each participating school exhibiting commendable performance.

"Despite a setback in the first game, the team demonstrated resilience and determination, securing two consecutive wins in subsequent fixtures.

"Their victory in the tournament was sealed by an outstanding display of runs scored.

"The girls' remarkable performance has earned them the honour of representing Hampshire, a prospect they eagerly anticipate.”

Southern Vipers’ stars Alice Monaghan, Talitha Stanley, and Charlotte Taylor, were present at the finals at Utilita Bowl to show their support for the event.