Junior News Round Up
Firstly, a special thanks to Alan and Angela at the Red House (Railway Hotel) in Rosegrove for the kind donation of their charity collection to the club. The money will be used to purchase an extra set of covers. This is a very generous donation and all at the club are extremely grateful.
Stan would also like to thank all juniors and their parents that contributed towards the watch bought for his birthday. It was a very nice surprise!
Congratulations to Patrick Martin on captaining Lancashire. U16’s in their recent match Roses match against Yorkshire. Patrick celebrated by scoring 73 opening the batting.
Max Howells has also been on County duty taking in the under 15s tour of the Midlands and Ben Gorton with the County u 11s tour of the West Country
The District under 15s will play two semi finals next week and the under 11’s are also in district semi final action at Lowerhouse on Tuesday.
LHCC 2XI – 213 -7 (reduced to 197)
East Lancs. 156-4
Ben Heap 107, Matt Walker 22*, Matt Doughty 17
Paddy Martin 2-34
Ben Heap’s magnificent maiden century saw the lads home by 42 in this rain reduced game.
LHCC 2XI – 116-9
Scott Hope 43, Patrick Martin 22, Max Howells 17
Patrick Martin 4-50 & Max Howells 2-20.
A last ball loss may well cost the team dear in the fight for the runners up spot The bad weather continues to decimate junior fixtures and the league season will be extended to September 5th.
Enfield u13 (A) – 65-8
LHCC u13 Tigers – 66-4
Gus whitehead 13, Jole Shields 12*, Joe Gray 11Brindley Anderson 3-15, Patrick Mortimer 2-17
Enfield’s championship celebrations put on hold as the B team gave themselves a chance of finishing joint champions. The bowling and fielding was superb in setting up this win. Some great catches especially from Gus Whitehead.
LHCC U11 Bears 72-1 Church u11 (A) 47-6
Joe Bayliff 13*, Matt Locke 13
Adam Stubbs 3-5 , Matt Wharfe 3-10
A comfortable victory which keeps the A team in the hunt for silverware.