Club News & Junior Reports – 9th May 2012

East Lancs 2XI 154 – all out         LHCC 2XI 155-8

Matt Walker 5-28                      Matt Walker 56

Jack Edgar 2-28                       Josh Lavin 36*

Josh Lavin 2-51

At 60 for 6 the game looked truly lost but a 70 plus partnership from Matt Walker and the returning Josh Lavin saw the team home. Walker’s all round performance propelled him back into the first team the following day and Lavin played a very mature innings indeed.


Colne 2XI 147 all out         LHCC 2XI 148 – 3  

Kieran Tighe 5-55             Jack Edgar 67*

Josh Lavin 2-6                Lewis Marsden 56

Matt Marquis 2-44

The 2s matched the first elevens 24 point weekend with an emphatic victory. A century stand built on the bowlers’ good work.

LHCC 3XI 116 all out                 Rawtenstall 3XI 117 for 5

Joe Bayliff 40

Will Norcross 28

Danny Starkie 12

With an average age gap of 5 years this was a tough challenge for Lowerhouse mainly under 15 side but manager Stan Heaton was very pleased with the side’s efforts. The main run scoring was done by 2 later order under 15s who played some glorious shots. Danny Starkie and Jimmy Ridehalgh helped both run scorers by sticking with them after a disastrous start (60-6). The side was all out with just an over to go. The bowlers too stuck to their task with Captain Corey Hope marshalling his team well. All the wickets were shared round with Joe Bayliff taking an excellent boundary catch. As more players become available the side will have slightly older heads in it to assist the youngsters.

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