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Ludgvan survive scare to maintain winning run

By The Cornishman  |  Posted: June 20, 2013

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Ludgvan 135, Stithians 81

JORDAN Marsden made 25 at the top of the Ludgvan innings to get the visitors to 44 without loss.

Ben Tann took three quick wickets for Stithians, however, as the Ludgvan innings slumped to 59 for four, writes Michael Weeks.

Ryan Edwards made 19 but it was Damon Nicholls that saw the hundred up. He hit what was to prove a valuable 29 off 62 balls.

Tann ended with excellent figures of three for 13 from ten overs. Glyn Furnival took two for 13 from eight overs and Michael Creeden and Craig Mouatt took two apiece.

Furnival made 15 and Mouatt 25 but the Stithians innings collapsed from 71 for three to 81 all out.

Nathan Pobega took four for 21 and Scott Stevens three for nine.

Hayle 230-7, Roche 232-7

ROCHE remain in fifth after a good home win over Hayle, by three wickets with two overs to spare.

Hayle were 32 for three with Greg Mungles, Steve Pollard and Kevin Jenkin all out. The innings was rescued by Steve Richards who made 61 with good support coming from Paul Lello (38), Jason Weeks (43) and James Franklin who made 36 before being run out.

Jayden Francis took three for 42. Roche got to 99 before losing their second wicket with Adam Trudgeon making 50 and Lee Tarbuck 40. Courtney Rowe (51) and Stewart May (23) added 79 before Francis saw the side home with 36 not out. Franklin, Dan Lello and Joe Irwin all took two wickets.

Roche's Yorkshire Tea Village Cup Group Final with Stithians was washed out on Sunday and will be played this Sunday at Stithians.

Penzance 208 Gorran 209-8

GORRAN won a close game at St Clare thanks to kiwi Dean Hawley who was unbeaten on 46 as the ninth wicket put on 13.

Rhys Daniel got the innings off to a good start with 31 and despite losing three wickets for three runs the middle order rallied.

Kevin Harris got 28 while Andrew Grant (17) and Joe Semple (16) also contributed. Jonny Ludlam took three for 27 with two wickets each for Jonathan Whitaker and Kameron Collins. Some 28 wides didn't help the home cause, however.

After the Penzance openers, Dillon Williams and Scott May, went cheaply Tom Wilson made 35, Tom Hutton 33 and Ludlam 45. Daniel took three for 51 with two each for James Tomlinson, Hawley and Jamie Tabb.

Perranarworthal 213, Newquay 214-4

NEWQUAY remain top after getting their seventh win but they had to work a bit harder than possibly expected at Tredrea against the bottom club.

It looked ominous for Perran at 13 for three but Simon Blackburn had other ideas. He hit 107 that included six sixes and 13 fours. Malcolm Thomas made 39 in a fourth wicket stand of 98.

The last five wickets fell for four runs as Josh Hancock ended with three for 11. Richard Spall and Adam Cocking took two each.

After the shock of losing Joe Crane first ball Martin Pearce (77) and Cocking (32) put on 96. Pete Emery (54no) and Josh Hancock (23no) won the match with an unbeaten fifth wicket stand of 60 with six overs to spare.

Troon 204-6, Wadebridge 186

TROON earned a welcome win while a third successive defeat for Wadebridge is giving a little cause for concern.

Troon got off to a poor start losing Tom Williams, Toby Whiteford and Sam Eva with 32 on the board. Daniel Mitchell was to play the key innings however hitting ten boundaries in his unbeaten 105 made off 134 balls.

Youngsters Jack Angove (24) and Daniel Walker (28no) gave valuable support in stands of 77 for the fourth and 64 for the seventh wickets. Rob Centeni and Ed Marquis both took two wickets.

Aussie Tim Marlin made 90 for the home side but wickets fell around him with half the side dismissed for 95. Tom Wood made 16 and Centeni 25 but the end came in the 48th over. Steve Eddy took three for 31.

Beacon 233, Menheniot Looe 186

MENHENIOT Looe's progress up the table was halted after Beacon earned a much needed win at Four Gates.

After losing senior batsmen Rob Trembath and Darren Proctor for 39 the visitors put in a solid batting performance. James Gool (33) and Craig Thomas (58) put on 78 for the third wicket.

The middle order saw Kevin Thomas (25), James Pook (21), Matt Floyd (20) and Jak Hodgkins (14) doing well. The innings ended on the penultimate ball. Hugh Rogers took four for 49.

For the hosts Andrew Keeble made 44 and Ben Millar 57 before being run out. Phil Shepley was last man out for 33 as all five Beacon bowlers shared the wickets.

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