Club News 15th June 2011

LHCC 11s scoop South Shore Sixes Trophy!!

LHCC under 11s came out tops in a 16 strong competition held at South Shore.

Having lost the opening game v Fleetwood, Lowerhouse went through as best runner up from their group after defeating Longridge. Further victories followed in the quarter final against St Anne’s, then the semi against Leyland. In the final against Euxton, the lads chased down a total of 60 in just over 3 of the allotted 5 overs.

Features of the day included Ross Birchall taking 4 wickets in an over and Joe Halstead’s 118 runs in 4 not out innings.


Team left to right back row with managers Dave Waddington and Stan Heaton

Charlie Bithell, Ethan Laraway, Josh Waddington, Arran Nutter,

Sulaiman Mehdi, Joseph Halstead, Ross Birchall




LHCC 3XI 137 – all out – NELSON 3XI – 116 all out

 Joe Martin 50                 Ismail Khalil 5-29

Ismail Khalil 25              Shaun Heaton 2-17  

Max Humberstone 22            Jack Edgar 2-17  

On a sticky batting wicket the 79 run partnership from Joe Martin batting at 8, and Ismail Khalil proved vital. The game was won at 69-9 but last batsman Tom Lord struck a quick fire 40 before his partner was out. A good day for Ismail Khalil whose figures would have been even more impressive but for first team skipper Lord hitting his late runs. First team adults are able to play in the 3rd team if they bat at number 11.


 Haslingden u17 – 129- 5                               LHCC 130-3                                          

 Ismael Khalil 2-20                                          Jonny Whitehead 51*

                                                                        Jack Edgar 45*

 A fine victory which oozed batting class. Credit to the bowlers too who bowled well on a great batting track. 

LHCC U15C Sharks 119-4 –                    Rawtenstall u15 115-6

 Joe Gray  46*                                            Jamie Woodall 2-18

Ben Gorton 19

Will Norcross 16

A nervy finish to the game . Fortunately Rawtenstall had no later batting after a retirement at 50

LHCC U15 Dolphins 93- 2                      Haslingden  U15 95-0

 Ben Gorton 46

Liam Heaton 29

An 87 opening stand , tidy bowling and a plucky attitude deserved more than a fairly easy victory for Haslingden for whom a couple of first and second team players shone. No disgrace however for our under 14 team against a full 15s team

LHCC U13 Lions 291 -0                     LHCC U13 Cougars 197 -7

Tom Nicholas 14*                               Ryan Starkie 10

Jake Seddon 13*                                    Oscar Coates 10

Alex Claridge Ingham 12*

Harry Spark 12*

On a night where 3 under 13s teams were in action the u12 Cougars could see where they need to be in 2012 when they came up against the top u13’s . No wickets conceded by the Lions despite a tidy Cougar bowling performance. 

Nelson u13 (1)267 -4                             LHCC 13 Tigers 142-9

Sadly another poor display from the Tigers who are finding this season very difficult.

East Lancs u11 (1) 256-5         LHCC U11 Bears 233 – 5

 Taha Dabir 2-5                            Sulaiman Mehdi 16                                                              

With 3 regulars missing this was a good performance with those who stepped in looking up to the mark.

Todmorden u11 207 – all out                   LHCC U11 Bears 271-2

 Sulaiman Mehdi 3- 2 ( hat trick)               Ross Birchall 18

Joe Halstead 2- 9                                        Joe Halstead 15

Ross Birchall 2-12                                     Harry Wheatcroft 14

                                                                   James Haycock 10

A powerful cup performance sees the team through to the CUP semi final v Ramsbottom.

Burnley u11 313-4                                         LHCC U11 Cubs 235 – 8

Drew Sandiford 2-7                                         Georgia Clough 21

Burnley were simply too strong and adapted to the rough track outfield pitch far better.

Nelson u9 248 – 7                                          LHCC U9 221- 6

 James Bridge 2-7                                            

Aman Singh 2-4

Jack Simm 2-20

An out of sorts day for the batsman.


Longridge u9 198-all out                              LHCC u9 277 – 3  

Aman Singh 3-6 ( Hat trick)                            Thomas Halstead 35*

Thomas Halstead 2-0                                        Jack Spence 13*

Oliver Walsh 2-11                                             Jack Simm 13

A hat trick for Aman Singh including a great caught and bowled. The record books will be checked to see if Thomas Halstead has a record individual score for an under 9 . Several good catches in this game.


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