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Cricket: Cornwall County One round-up May 7

By The Cornishman  |  Posted: May 08, 2014

HALF CENTURY BOY: Penzance's  Kiwi all-rounder Matt O'Leary hits out in his opening knock of 56 during Saturday's home County One victory over local rivals Ludgvan at St Clare.   CIoSP.

HALF CENTURY BOY: Penzance's Kiwi all-rounder Matt O'Leary hits out in his opening knock of 56 during Saturday's home County One victory over local rivals Ludgvan at St Clare. CIoSP.

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Wadebridge 161-7, Penzance 161-9

THERE was an exciting finish at Egloshayle Road with Penzance snatching a tie after needing 33 off the last three overs, with two wickets remaining. Matt Stevens was the hero hitting two late sixes, one off the penultimate ball.

The tie was gained with a two off the final ball of the match, with Stevens ending on 34 not out. Jonny Ludlam made 30 and Cas James 20. Alek Gill took four for 36.

Overseas player Phil Lill top scored in the Wadebridge innings with 58. He batted 51 with James Maycock (26) and 63 with Alek Gill (29). Ludlam had a good all round game taking four for 25.

Hayle 293-7, Beacon 124

THE Hayle batsmen made hay at Tolcarne Road getting to 178 before losing their second wicket.

Greg Mungles was run out for 27 before Steve Richards (41) and Graham Wiseman (99) added 111 for the second wicket. Leigh Murray (32) and Paul Lello (44) kept up the momentum. Jordan Thomas and Robert Hocking took two wickets each.

Beacon stumbled to 62 for seven in reply before Kris Martin made 35 and Darren Proctor 22 not out. Wayne Jenkin (3-23) and Dan Lello (3-9) swept Hayle to an impressive win in the 44th over.

Ludgvan 121, Roche 124-8

ROCHE got off the mark with two wicket win at last year's runners up Ludgvan. Jon Oulds top scored for the home side with 37. Kyle Stevens made 20.

Roche were well served by Shaun Trudgeon 3-17, Dan Best 2-29 and Will Skene 2-10.

Jamie Trudgeon then made 50 not out to steer the visitors home. Nathan Pobega took 3-9 and Damon Nicholls 3-25.

Roche completed a good weekend with a nine wicket win on Sunday in the Village Cup against Tintagel. Adam Brenton made 60 not out.

Stithians 145, Helston 146-5

HELSTON made it two wins on the trot with a five wicket success at The New Churchyard Field.

Stithians got to 38 before losing their second wicket with openers Roger Strick and Ryan Burley getting double figures.

The mainstay of the innings was Callum Martin who hit 47 before being run out. Chris Instance hit 22 in a sixth wicket stand of 38. Dan Jenkin took four for 25 and Jordan Fulton and Tommy Sturgess two each.

Six Helston batsmen got double figures led by Ben Rule with 26. Kieren Webber took two for 31.

Menheniot Looe 105, Troon 107-3

MISSING some regulars Menheniot Looe were well beaten at Treslothan Road by seven wickets. Visiting opener Josh Geary made 34 but received little support.

Only Stephen Gliddon (22) and George Hyslop (14) of the rest got double figures. Slow bowler Phil Bostock took four for 27 and Dan Walker three for 27.

Mark Jenkin top scored for the home side with 52 not out. Ed Facey took two for 25 and there was also a run out.

Gorran 137, Launceston 138-6

GORRAN are still looking for their first win after this six wicket home defeat to new boys Launceston.

The Gorran top order all got starts apart from opener Dan Kendall. Rhys Daniel made 21, Tom Cross 22, Robin Kendall and James Tomlinson 29 apiece.

From 90-4 the innings fell away, Jordan Duke taking four for 34.

Launceston were 15 for three and 42 for six before an unbroken stand between Kevin Worth (61no) and Gavin Wallis (22no) got them home. Cross took three for 34.

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