North Wales Cricket League Division Three – big totals mixed in with batting disasters

Abbey Mayers (right) took four wickets – including a hat-trick – for Buckley seconds in their win at Denbigh seconds. Pictured left is Abbey’s cricket-playing sister Holly

NORTH WALES CRICKET LEAGUE DIV THREE – JUNE 4

Pontblyddyn 2nd XI (15) 284-3 Pwllheli 2nd XI (0) 47-10

Skipper Richard Davies finished 97 not out as Pontblyddyn 2nds built up a huge score at home to Pwllheli 2nds.

Deciding to bat, Pont amassed 284-3 off 40 overs.

Josh Hollinshead (36), Nick Thomas (30) and Dave Evans (30) all put on half-ton stands with the captain before Tom Dawson cracked a whirlwind 64 not out off 31 balls, including six fours and five sixes, in an unbroken stand of 102 for the fourth wicket with Davies.

Pwllheli then crashed to 47 all out, Ioan Jones 3-14, Daz Wilcock 3-18 and Ryan White 2-8 for the 15-0 home winners.

Denbigh 2nd XI (1) 59-10 Buckley 2nd XI (14) 60-2

Fourteen-year-old swing bowler Abbey Mayers took a career best 4-1 – including a hat-trick – as Buckley 2nds made light work of Denbigh at Ystrad Road.

Simon Williams top-scored with 40 as the hosts were dismissed for just 59, Abbey clean bowling all four victims in her figures of 2-1-1-4.

Jack Gibson was also in the wickets, grabbing 4-16.

In reply, Bucks eased to 60-2 in 14 overs, Ollie Fellows 31 not out.

Brymbo 2nd XI (14) 214-6 Conwy 2nd XI (1) 120-8

Wicket-keeper Henry Lunn hit 66 as Brymbo 2nds established a winning total at the SSC.

The hosts set 214-6 off 40 overs, skipper George Bourne adding 39 and William Roberts 30, David Owen 2-32 for the visitors.

Conwy 2nds were restricted to 120-8, earning themselves just a single point. Richard Windmill made 46, while for the Steelmen, Terry Jones picked up 4-26 and William Roberts 2-13.

Connah’s Quay 2nd XI (1) 104-10 Mynydd Isa and Maeshafn (14) 184-8

Tom Hall (50), Sivaraman Seramanperuman (45) and Stuart Applewhite (37) all made vital scores as Mynydd Isa and Maeshafn chalked up a more than decent 184-8 at Central Park.

Jack Griffiths collected 3-34 and Andy Tilley 2-21 for the Quay, who were then bowled out for just 104, skipper Tilley 36, Peter Ford 4-25 and Hall 3-26.

Gwersyllt Park 2nd XI (14) 89-2 Abergele 2nd XI (1) 84-10

Michael Griffiths (4-30) and Ryan McCarthy (3-7) ensured Gwersyllt’s batsmen did not have much to chase for victory.

Visitors Abergele were sent packing for just 84 and the Park responded with 89-2 in just 15.4 overs, Jack Watkins 52 no.

Ruthin 2nd XI (0) 26-10 Bethesda 2nd XI (15) 29-0

16-year-old Dylan Hughes took a career best 5-3 for Bethesda 2nds on Saturday. Picture: CLWB CRICED BETHESDA – DIOLCH

Dylan Hughes claimed 5-3 off seven for a Bethesda 2nd XI which won this match in one ball beyond 25 overs.

Ruthin were bowled out for a mediocre 26 in 21.4, John Maloney taking 2-0 for the visitors, who reached 29-0 in 3 overs, Ben Parker 23 no.

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