FRODSHAM went down by 44 runs against Saughall – despite a fighting 50 from skipper Tom Wilkinson.
But it was a game that could easily gone the other way but for a 60-run last wicket partnership for the visitors.
Saughall had been reduced to 101-5, largely thanks to 4-31 from Jamie London. But then their last pair came together and added another 60 runs before the innings closed.
Wilkinson’s half-century was the mainstay of the Frodsham innings, although he got good support from Leon Pietizac, with 26 and Mo Hickton, with 17.
The innings closed on 121 – which would have been enough but for that last wicket partnership!
Frodsham 2nd had a good six wicket win over Irby, however, after restricting the home side to 120-8. Charlie Ball and Chris Hockley took three wickets each.
Brendan Connolly hammered 76 as Frodsham coasted to 122-4.
Kingsley came out on top in a low-scoring game at Stockport Trinity.
The home side were bowled out for 79 with Craig Lynch taking 4-33 and Tom Waring 3-8.
Kingsley’s batsmen all got a few as they strolled to 82-3, Kingsley Warman top scoring with 28.
But Kingsley 2nd could only muster 148-6 to Stockport Trinity’s 183-7. Main run-scorers for Kingsley were Andrew Ainsworthj, 45 and Edward Leneghan, 39 while Stephen Forster and Patrick Nicklin took three wickets each.
Alvanley won by two wickets hosting Stockport.
The visitors were held to 147-8 and Alvanley replied with 151-8, openers Michael Rowlands and Alex Reid top scoring with 26 and 25 respectively.
Alvanley 2nd strolled to a 10-wicket victory at Stockport.