Bridge hit back to beat St As­aph

Bangor Mail - - Sport -

CHAM­PI­ONS Menai Bridge re­sponded to last week’s de­feat by Llan­dudno with a 150run ham­mer­ing of pre­vi­ously un­beaten St As­aph in the Pre­mier Division.

Hav­ing won the toss and de­cided to bat first Dion Holden’s side scored 268-6 with Carl Jones top scor­ing with 68 and Luke Jones (49) and Sean O’Cal­laghan (44) also adding valu­able con­tri­bu­tions.

Danny Ryan (4-64) was the pick of the St As­aph bowlers.

In re­ply, the home side slumped to 118 all out in just over 31 overs with only open­ers Mathew Ryan (21) and Dun­can Mid­g­ley (26) mak­ing any sort of im­pact.

Liam Bibby with 5-39 was the star of the show for Menai Bridge.

Ban­gor backed up their com­fort­able win over Gres­ford last week as they beat Llan­dudno by six wick­ets.

The Conwy side won the toss and bat­ted first but could only score 115 all out with Kevin Jame (29) and opener Matthew Jones (22) top scor­ing.

Franco Kas­ner with 5-30 was the stand­out bowler for Ban­gor, who scored the runs re­quired in just over 29 overs.

Owen Reilly (42) and Robert Mar­shall (35) were the main­stays of the Ban­gor innings.

Den­bigh re­main top of the ta­ble af­ter a com­fort­able 92 run over strug­gling Con­nah’s Quay.

The Den­bighshire side scored 183 all out in just over 45 overs with Tom Schrimshaw top scor­ing with 67 and Cal­lum Morris (3-38) im­press­ing for Quay.

Mali Auty, Scott Adam and Jack Grif­fiths all took two wick­ets apiece.

But Con­nah’s Quay could only man­age 91 all out with Sam Lewis (4-8) do­ing most of the dam­age for Den­bigh.

In the bat­tle of the pro­moted side, Mochdre gained an im­pres­sive 131 run win over Pont­bly­d­dyn.

Mochdre scored 217 all out with Gareth Good­son (41) and James French (30) top scor­ing.

Chris Moss (6-50) was the key bowler for Pont but went on to top score with 36 as his side were dis­missed for just 86 in un­der 25 overs.

Good­son (5-36), Matthew Humphreys (2-17) and Russ Boswell (2-24) did the dam­age with the ball for Mochdre.

Else­where in the league, Northop had a com­fort­able win as they beat Pwll­heli by seven wick­ets and Gres­ford beat strug­gling Brymbo by 148 runs.

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