LIVERPOOL AND DISTRICT COMPETITION
1ST XI FIRST DIVISION
ST HELENS TOWN (2) 74-10 COLWYN BAY (25) 225-5 DEC
Ross Hudson dazzled with an unbeaten 87 as Colwyn Bay delivered a crushing victory on their travels.
Put into bat at Ruskin Drive, the Bay chalked up 225-5 declared off 51 overs, having been 25-3 at one stage.
Number six bat Hudson’s 87 not out came off 92 balls and included 11 fours. He put on 96 for the fifth wicket with Ryan Westwell, who made a fine 62. Wicket-keeper Luke Russell earlier posted 39.
Bay’s bowlers then truly clicked as St Helens were blown away for 74, Paul Jenkins 3-25, Adam Campion 2-1 and Ryan Holtby 2-27.
RAINFORD (23) 164-10 NORTHOP HALL (7) 135-10
Kieran New claimed 6-67 for Hall, but the away side’s batting was not productive enough at the Add New Ground.
Young Joshua Leach also picked up 2-0 as Rainford were dismissed for 164, but the Flintshire visitors could only muster 135 in response, Joshua Andrady 37 and Jac Kennedy 31.
1st XI SECOND DIVISION
CALDY (23) 184-10 PRESTATYN (5) 92-10
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2nd XI FIRST DIVISION
COLWYN BAY 2ND XI (9) 188-8 RAINHILL 2ND XI (8) 157-9 – DRAWN
Harry Spillane top-scored with 47 as Bay set 188-8 and the hosts came within a wicket of victory, but Rainhill clung on at 157-9, Tom Clarke 5-36 and Jamie Moorhouse 4-41.
NORTHOP HALL 2ND XI (8) 241-6 RAINFORD 2ND XI (8) 192-6 – DRAWN
Evan Withe (72) and David Parry (55) helped Northop Hall post a formidable 241-6, but Rainford held on for the draw at 192-6, Liam Evans-Ford 3-39.
2ND XI SECOND DIVISION
PRESTATYN 2ND XI (2) 83-10 CALDY 2ND XI (20) 84-2
Navneet Kaimal showed some promise for Prestatyn in this defeat, taking 2-24 off 13 overs in a losing cause.
SHROPSHIRE COUNTY LEAGUE
CHIRK 1ST XI (3) 173-9 WORFIELD 2ND XI (20) 174-3
A day largely to forget for Chirk, who were without run machine Andrew Swarbrick.
Andrew’s brother Billy Swarbrick was top contributor with 41 not out batting at nine as the hosts set 173-9 after being inserted by the visitors.
Worfield eased to 174-3 in 39 overs.
LILLESHALL 3RD XI (20) 146-5 CHIRK 2ND XI (4) 145-8