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First Division - Lucas charged Ainsdale move into second place
Saturday 12th May 2018

Orrell Red Triangle hold onto top place after beating Sefton Park. They reached 201-6d from 49 overs with Minhaj Bhada (84) and Richard Everett (59) adding 137 for the second wicket. Daniel Kelly took 3-47. Apart from Sean Vandome (67) and Neil Durand (31), Sefton's batting failed and they were all out for 147, Sam Heeley taking 3-18.  scorecard

Ainsdale move up to second place after their victory over Wavertree at Liverpool Road. Wavertree opener Tom Oughterson hit 48 but Theo O'Brien could only watch as wickets fell at the other end before he was last out for 65 with the total on 141 with Joseph Lowe taking 5-57. Ainsdale were 46-2 before cousins Mark (59*) and Stephen Lucas (42*) saw them through with an unbroken partnership of 96.  scorecard

Wigan collapsed from 94-1 to 120 all out at Birkenhead Park after Aaron Redmond had hit 44 and John Richardson 40, Saif Abdullah (5-33) and Chris Foran (3-15) doing the damage. In reply, Ryan Parry claimed 6-32 as Park in turn collapsed to 100 all out.  scorecard

Neil Rimmer top scored for Fleetwood Hesketh with 49 as Peter Cassidy (5-57) and Gareth Boughey (4-25) bowled them out for 116 at Prestatyn. Sheil Sethi then replied with 36* and Danny Williams 32* to give the Welsh side victory by eight wickets.  scorecard

Burscough reached 201-8d in 55 overs at Liverpool thanks to Ryan Hughes (61), Mark Crowley (50) and Alan Murray (43) with Peter Kelly taking 4-78. Liverpool's reply began disastrously with five wickets falling for 19 runs. Chris Tonge hit 34 before they slumped to 77-9. Fortunately, Harry Cross (29*) and Kelly (28*) held firm as they added an unbroken 57 run partnership for the last wicket to earn a draw.  scorecard

Southport and Birkdale reached 165 all out against Newton le Willows at Trafalgar Road after being 131-5, Dominic Chambers taking 3-63. Newton had problems from the start and batted for 55 overs to end on 99-9 and a draw.  scorecard

results

 FIRST DIVISION 
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bonus points

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. P W WCn WDf T D (D) L

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ND (ND) Ab bat bwl bat bwl pts

PTS

   
. . 20 25 25 15 .   . -10 -10 5   5 . . . . . .    
1    Orrell Red Triangle 4   3   0   0   0   1   (0)   0   0   0   0   (0)   0   13   0   2   4   0   79    
2    Ainsdale 4   2   0   0   0   0   (0)   2   0   0   0   (0)   0   4   5   2   7   0   58    
3    Southport and Birkdale 3   2   0   0   0   1   (0)   0   0   0   0   (0)   0   3   5   3   4   0   55    
4    Wigan 3   2   0   0   0   0   (0)   0   0   0   1   (0)   0   3   0   0   0   0   48    
5    Liverpool 4   1   0   0   0   2   (0)   1   0   0   0   (0)   0   0   5   2   14   0   41    
6    Prestatyn 3   1   0   0   0   0   (0)   2   0   0   0   (0)   0   0   5   1   9   0   35    
7  Newton le Willows 3   1   0   0   0   1   (0)   0   0   0   0   (0)   1   3   0   0   5   0   33    
8  Fleetwood Hesketh 4   1   0   0   0   0   (0)   2   0   0   1   (0)   0   1   0   1   6   0   33    
9  Birkenhead Park 3   1   0   0   0   0   (0)   2   0   0   0   (0)   0   0   0   3   9   0   32    
10  Sefton Park 4   1   0   0   0   0   (0)   2   0   0   0   (0)   1   1   0   2   4   0   32    
11    Burscough 3   0   0   0   0   1   (0)   1   0   0   1   (0)   0   0   0   6   8   0   19    
12    Wavertree 4   0   0   0   0   0   (0)   3   0   0   1   (0)   0   0   0   3   7   0   15