Second Teams Review July 22, 2018

Second Teams Review July 22, 2018

Pudsey St Lawrence scored a comfortable 61-run win over their near-neighbours Pudsey Congs in the Second Teams Premier Division.

St Lawrence were indebted to sklpper Jordan Moore (48) for helping them to a modest total of 128 as Joe Stolarski (4-20) and Liam Stanhope (3-20) posed problems.

Congs crumbled to 67 all out in their reply with an amazing 42 of their runs coming from extras. Stolarski (10) was the only batsman to reach double figures as Joshua Dracup took 5-14.

Robert Larner hit a century as Northowram Fields beat Birstall by 28 runs to climb into second place in Second Teams Championship Two.

Larner struck 18 fours and shared a fifth-wicket stand of 126 with Jason Slator (62) as Northowram Fields made 250-6 despite the efforts of Hammad Khan (4-58).

David Fozzard hit 49 and Lee Peters (40) as Birstall were bowled out for 222 with Callum Phillipson taking 4-71.

The victory enabled Northowram to take advantage of Scholes’ seven-wicket defeat by Great Preston. Lee Russell took 3-31 as Scholes were dismissed for 136.

Russell followed up with 41 as he and Alastair Finch (46) secured a convincing victory.

Louis Brooke hit an unbeaten 52 as Hartshead Moor overhauled Azaad’s 126 to secure a seven-wicket win.

Spen Victoria were unable to follow up their win over leaders Keighley 24 hours earlier as they went down by three wickets to Altofts.

Spen made 205-5 with Daniel Clough (35), Liam Grant (34) and Jonathan Elstub (32no) leading the way. Chris Walker (67) steered Altofts to victory despite the efforts of Chris Allen (5-45).

Mohammed Mehmood made 73 as Brighouse edged to a two-wicket win over second-bottom Liversedge who made 157 when they batted first with Jonny Trevitt (43) and Sam Trevitt (32) top scoring.