Young, Mitchell star

Rupert Young and Ben Mitchell scored centuries for New Plymouth Boys' High School as they beat Hamilton Boys' High School by 154 runs in a three-day first XI cricket match in New Plymouth.

Young's 117 and 68 from Cam Black helped Boys' High through to 325 batting first on Sunday.

Hamilton replied with 193, with Tom McDougall taking four for 45 and Billy Sanger four for 30.

Mitchell scored an unbeaten 103 - his first century for the first XI - to provide the bulk of the runs in the Boys' High second innings total of 227.

Mason Farrant was the next best with 45.

Set 359 to win, Hamilton were dismissed yesterday for 206, with Taylor Williams taking three for 28.

Taranaki Daily News