Lowerhouse CC Juniors: Bees are buzzing after another win

Lowerhouse CC Juniors: Bees are buzzing after another win

Lowerhouse CC Juniors: Bees are buzzing after another win

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LOWERHOUSE Under Nines Bees are buzzing after two more impressive victories.

Up against Bacup, the Bees finished with a total of 241-4 with Sam Hancock top scoring with 13 runs.

In reply, Bacup were restricted to 207-10 thanks to some wonderful bowling by the ‘House attack.

Owen Bradley took 2-0 while Oliver Spendlove finished with 2-9.

The youngster then took on Longridge and they were equally as effective with the ball as William Crouch finished with 2-2 as Longridge finished on 212-7.

The Bees finished as comfortable winners as they totalled 238-5.

There was mixed joy for the under 11s teams.

The Cubs gave away too many silly wickets are they finished below the 200 run starting mark in their 182-7 total as Salesbury ran out winners with a score of 237-5.

However the Bears were in impressive form in victory over East Lancashire with three players getting to double figures in their short spell at the crease.

Jack Spence top scored with 17 while unbeaten knocks of 15 from Anthony Barrett and 14 from Yousaf Nadeem as Lowerhouse finished on 254-4.

In reply, East Lancs were restricted to 220-7 thanks largely to a ‘five-for’ from Ibrahim Rahman who finished on 5-9.

The Bears had previously beaten Rishton with Spence again producing with bat in hand. The talented batter scored 19 runs in Lowerhouse’s 255-5 total but it was Aman Singh who was the star of the innings, top scoring with 21.

Rishton made 228-5 with Spence proving eqully as destructive with ball in hand, taking 2-7 while Annabelle Uttley took 2-13.

However, Lowerhouse’s Panthers and Tigers were mauled in the under 13s section.

The Panthers were off colour in their cup defeat at Burnley with the hosts rattling up a total of 149-2 from their alloted overs.

In reply, Lowerhouse fell well short, finishing on 114-7 with Sam Molloy (28) the pick off the batsmen with Yanis Chir and Josh Moodie weighing in with 17 and 15 respectively.

The Tigers narrowly lost to Ramsbottom where the loss of key wickets proved to be crucial.

Ramsbottom finished on 261-3 with House hitting 255-6 in reply.

Jack Simm top scored with 23, Yanis Chir hit 18 with Caleb Greenhalgh also getting in to double figures with 12.

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