Two wins on the bounce for Grappenhall


GRAPPENHALL comprehensively defeated Bollington in the RSK Cheshire County League to make it two wins on the bounce.
The home-side posted a below par 140-9 in 50 overs, struggling for runs against the Grappers attack.
Then Grappenhall knocked off the runs in 20 overs for the loss of two wickets
Grappenhall 2nd narrowly lost at home to Heaton Mersey after posting 195-8 in 50 overs, Daniel Adkins 81. . The visitors lost only five wickets but took until the last over to claim victory with Stanley Pennington taking 2-19 and Matt Titchard 2-33.
On Sunday, Grappenhall lost at home to Wallasey in the Cheshire Cup.
The visitors posted 193-9, with Nick Woods picking up three wickets. Grappers made a good fight of it but finished eight runs short with nine wickets down at the end of the final over.
Warrington went down at Stockport Georgians after the home side hit 161-9, recovering from 72-5 at one time. Warrington could only muster 138.
But Warrington’s Muhammad Abid enjoyed a fine all-round performance, taking 6-52 and then top scoring with 49. Ashley Scholes hit 33 and took 2-15.
Warrington 2nd had a big win at Urmston after the home side had hit 230, Aamir Ali taking 4-50. Warrington replied with 231-1, openers Alex Berry, 122 and Thomas Jones, 91 not out putting on 201 for the first wicket.
In the UKFast Cheshire League, Lymm Oughtrington Park romped to a 10-wicket win over Weaverham, who were bowled out for 78. Andy Hossack took 3-23, Jack Hughes 2-27, Zaheer Khan 2-8 and Shazvat Kakkar 2-18.
Appleton had a big win over Woodford, hitting 219-8 with Adam Pearson producing a fine 108.
Woodford were bowled out for 117 with Amir Aslam taking 5-11 and Christopher Priest 3-28.
Appleton 2nd lost at Weaverham where the home side batted first and totalled 181-9, Harsha Kalkapauldi taking 4-55. Appleton could only reach 149, Richard Buck top scoring with 34.
There was no joy for Appleton 3rd either, bowled out for 108 by Langley Green, who hit 110-2 in reply.
Appleton 4th lost to Tranmere Victoria who batted first and hit 198-6, Josh Coghlan taking 4-45. Appleton finished on 181-9, David Hurst top scoring with 72.
Glazebury raced to a nine wicket victory over Frodsham at Hurst Lane.
The visitors were bowled out for 126, paceman Sam Stanier taking 8-30.
Anthony Meulman hit 78 not out and Kyoe Keeble 47-nout as Glazebury replied with 130-1
Glazebury 2nd suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Warrington 4th who batted first and posted 219-8, Aadil Shah top-scoring with 83.
Opener Phil McCue hit 18 for Glazebury but the rest of the batting collapsed and the side were all out for 66.
Leo Hemmington took 4-12.
Women’s Cricket
APPLETON suffered their first defeat of the season when they lost in the final over against Oakmere.
Batting first, Appleton reached 127-9 in their 40 overs, Jess Lewis hitting 55.
Oakmere replied with 128-5, despite excellent bowling from Emily Page, who took 3-16.
The 25 points picked up by Oakmere leaves them top of the Cheshire Women’s League – although they have played more matches than most of their rivals.


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