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Lowerhouse have lost the services of first teamer Stuart Grant who will team up with Hasan Khan at Sale CC.

‘Unfortunately for Stuart due to transport and work difficulties he was finding it difficult to attend key training and this was affecting his position in the team. He has been a great lad to have at the club and we wish him well’

Incoming – Matt Collins formerly of Littleborough. Matt is a young lad who is a genuine all rounder and joins us having spent time with the Queensland Academy. We are very pleased to have him choose us as a number of other clubs were under consideration.

County under 13 girl Maddy White teams up with other members of the county girls already at the club

Congratulations to Hannah Till who has been selected for the Lancashire tour of South Africa in 2010. Hannah is the county under 13 vice captain. Hannah Thompson and Ainslie Wolstenholme have also been selected for the County under 13s with Georgia Clough representing the County under 11s.

Patrick Martin has been selected for the County under 17s.

Oliver Bayliff and Joe Martin have been selected for the County under 15 B team .

Declan Bailey has been selected for the County under 14s.

Burnley 3XI LHCC 3XI

Rhys Woodworth 4-38 Rhys Woodworth 74*
Oliver Bayliff 2-26 Paddy Howley 25
Ismael Khalil 2-26 Max Humberstone 23
Adam Hope 19

This was a good performance by the youngsters against a strong Burnley team. Rhys Woodworth (15) produced a fine all round performance. Max Humberstone had a good start on his debut, as did Ismael Khali with 2 wickets after his debut 2 wickets last week

Colne 2XI – 249-all out LHCC 51-all out

Max Howells 4-54 Max Howells 20
Paul Stansfield 4-47 Michael Lee 14

A long day in the field against the fearsome bludgeoning style of the experienced Colne team took its toll as the youngsters

DISTRICT CRICKET

Burnley DC U11 – 90for 4
Blackburn DC U11- 94-2

Adam Stubbs 32*

South Ribble DC U11 – 116 -7 Burnley DC U11 – 73 all out

Kean Craig 2-8
Adam Stubbs 16
Matt Anderson 2-11
Ethan Carter 13

Two defeats for the youngsters although the second game against South Ribble was a much better performance.

SYCAMORE FARM SPONSORED JUNIOR RESULTS

Rawtenstall u17s – 115-6 LHCC U17s -108-2

Liam Maden 2-8
Matt Walker 53*
Oliver Bayliff 2-24
Joe Martin 31*
Max Howells 14*

A comfortable win with 5 overs to go thanks to some belligerent batting from Matt Walker

LHCC U15 Sharks -97-9 Darwen u15s – 59 all out

Alistair Smalley 35
Rhys Woodworth 3-8
Joe Martin19
Ashley Whittaker 13
Joe Martin 2-1
Corey Hope 2-7
Ismail Khalil 2-11

Three storming catches by Oliver Bayliff went a long way to secure this victory and the double was completed later in the week

LHCC U15 Sharks 105-8 Darwen u15s 103-4

Ashley Whittaker 34
Dec Bailey 32

A magnificent piece of fielding from Joel Shields prevented Darwen from winning off the last ball. His boundary dive and throw secured a narrow victory

LHCC U13 Lions 112-0
East Lancs 12 all out

Jack Herbert 23* Danny Starkie 6-6
Matt Locke 21* Sam Snape 2-4
Ben Gorton 17* Matt Locke 2-14
Sam Snape14*
Ben Gorton 4 stumpings
Will Norcross 11*
Joe Gray 10*

This was a record run win for the senior under 13s with a remarkable performance from youngsters Starkie and Gorton. Starkie having a 4 wicket over.

LHCC u11 Bears 63-1 Longridge u11a 63-6

Top scorers Alex Ingham, Ismaeel Mehdi, Kean Craig.

Tom Bullock 2-11, Adam Stubbs 2-15

Bizarrely the 4th tie in recent years between the 2 clubs. Longridge required 3 off the last ball to win but could only run 2.

Salesbury u11 – 92-3 LHCC u11 Cubs – 39-6

Tom Bullock 2-14 Top scorer Ben Jenkinson

The first game of the season for the B team produced a resounding defeat at the hands of Salisbury’s main team. Although enthusiasm abounded first game nerves led to some naivety. Rachel Stracey’s wicket keeping being the highlight.

LHCC u 9s – 52-4
Burnley 48-7

Joseph Halstead 11 Sulaiman Mehdi 2-6
Joseph Halstead 2-9

A narrow victory for LHCC in the diddy derby. A good game enthusiastically supported by a good crowd of both sets of parents. It will be fascinating to see which of these tiny tots compete against each other in future 1st XI games

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