LLoyd Opens Nets – Sycamore Farm Junior Reports
David Lloyd did the club proud on Tuesday evening when he opened the outdoor netting area at LHCC.
Despite the wet weather dozens of juniors and parents were able to attend along with club and nets sponsors
The club would like to officially thank David for his generous offer to open the nets and to the following sponsors of the nets
Dan Birchall Tiling
The club would also like to thank Gordon Howley for the enormous hard work that he put into the project and the ECB who ¾ funded the nets
Dan Musson of the ECB stated ‘a grant of £56,014 was provided by the England and Wales Cricket Board in conjunction with the National Sports Foundation. Lowerhouse CC are a Clubmark and Focus club for the ECB.’
LOWERHOUSE 2XI – 197-5 BACUP -164 all out
Joe Martin 96 Michael Lee 6-42 including a hat trick Paul Stansfield 2-16 Matt Walker 2-25
Johnny Whitehead 15
Paddy Howley 10*
A youthful looking Lowerhouse Second team got off to a great start with 12 points against a Bacup side with formidable ex First Team cricketers present.
A 62 stand between Johnny Whitehead and Joe Martin steadied the ship after a crazy run out. Martin (14) and Phil Edmondson then put on 118 for the 3rd wicket to set a decent total.
The match was always close but keen fielding and great catching saw the team home with Joe Martin taking a stumping to give Mickey Lee his hat trick and 6th wicket
SYCAMORE FARM SPONSORED JUNIOR RESULTS
The u13 are now the only remaining LHCC side in the cup after a comfortable win over NELSON – although late Nelson hitting caused some concerns
LHCC U13 – 109-7 NELSON U13 – 92-6
Jack Herbert 28 Jack Edgar 2-11
Jack Edgar 21 Joe Gray 2-28
Sam Snape 13
Rain affected the early week junior fixtures which resulted in a tie
LHCC U13 COUGARS 47-1 LONGRIDGE U13B 47-2
Liam Heaton 9* Tom Gregory 2-3