Burlington win former mayor’s cricket cup

Burlington School with Coun Terry Dixon
Burlington School with Coun Terry Dixon

A Kwik Cricket competition was held at Dukes Park to commemorate the former mayor of Bridlington, Coun Terry Dixon’s year in office. A keen cricketer, Coun Dixon donated a magnificent trophy which will be competed for by primary schools on an annual basis.

There were four schools competing, Bay School, Bempton, Burlington and Martongate.

The competition started at 4pm and with matches being played on two pitches consecutively there was non-stop action for parents, teachers and spectators.

The cricket was played to an exceptionally high standard and all the teams played with determination and skill.

The schools competed in eight-a-side games in a league format, with each school playing three matches.

The eventual winners were Burlington School who won all three of their matches.

Every player received a Bridlington Cricket Club T-shirt, a McDonald’s Happy Meal voucher, and a certificate.

Coun Dixon thanked everyone who had supported the competition including McDonald’s, Pineapple Joes, Charles Walker, Carol Moule and the Bridlington Schools Sports Partnership

He also thanked to Bridlington CC coaches, Barry Rudd, Frankie Reffold, Richard Lount and Sam Edmundson for umpiring the matches.