A BATTLING 34-not out from Roger London wasn’t enough to rescue Frodsham in their UK Fast Cheshire Cricket League game against visiting Winsford.
Frodsham struggled for runs and only maaged to reach 113-7 in 40 overs.
Openers Jaymie Smith and Tom Wilkinson got them off to a reasonable start with 16 and 13 respectively and Matt Williams hit 13.
But after that the bowlers were o n top until London came in at number seven to hit an unbaten 34.
But the total was not enough to trouble the visitors who hit off the runs for the loss of two wickets, both of which fell to Leon Pierzac, who finished with 2-21.
The result leaves Frodsham still rooted at the bottom of the division table, awaiting their first win of the season.
Frodsham 2nd picked up a useful win, however, away to Warrington 4th.
Johnny Wilkes hit 73 not out, Dave Halliwell 55 not out, Brendan Connolly 28 and Nick Corless 24 as Frodsham hit a commanding 217-5.
Warrington were rolled over for 84 with Ian Deakin, 3-12 and Andrew Graham, 2-12, the pick of the Frodsham bowlers.
Kingsley went down at Cheadle Hulme afer b atting first and being restricted to 143-7.
Charlie Loy hit 30 not out, Alistair Begg 30 and skipper Ben Stoddart 22.
Cheadle Hulme’s openers got them off to a flyer with 93 on the board before a wicket fell.
There was then a collapse but the home side reached their target with three wickets to spare.
Patrick Phelan took 4-20 for Kingsley.
Kingsley 2nd won comfortably by 91 runs when they hosted Weaverham.
Batting first, Kingsley hit 189-7, with Kingsley Warman top scoring with 76. Andrew Ainsworth hit 28 and Jason Taylor 24 not out.
Weaverham were all out for 98 with Taylor taking 8-21 with a magnificent spell of bowling.
Alvanley went down by four wickets hosting Romiley.
They were held to 150-9, despite opener Michael Rowlands’ superb 86. He batted throughout the innings to be last man out.
Romiley lost six wickets chasing the total but won with overs to spare. Chris Charles, 3-55, was the pick of the Alvanley bowlers.
Alvanley 2nd won by 39 runs at Port Sunlight where they batted first and hit 151.
Opener J Evans and David Berstrang both hit 36 for Alvanley.
Port Sunlight were all out for 112 with Mike Heathcote taking 4-17.