Bridge hit back to beat St Asaph
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.