Heaton Mersey 1st 166-7 Warrington 1st 166 ao.
WARRINGTON invited Heaton Mersey to bat, holding them to the moderate total of 166-7 in their allocated overs.
Good bowling from Kyle Adams, 3 for 60, supported by Ashley Scholes, 2 for 36, and Brad McIntosh, 1 for 34, with the backing up of some good fielding meant Warrington could be satisfied with their efforts.
Returning skipper Richard Heaney, 31, and Chris Kirby, 23, added 61 for the first wicket.
There was a stand of 27 from Sam Houghton, 16, and Leim Heaphy, 14, but the middle order collapse saw the home side staring at a defeat, only for Adams’ unbeaten 42 alongside 16-year-old Sam Pennington, 8, to end the game as a tie.
Warrington 2nd 157-9 Bramhall 2nd 159-4
A STEADY start of 33 from openers Jorden Mitchell, 27, and Tom Corroboy, 12, was followed by a third wicket partnership of 46 between Mahambrey, 31, and Swain, 28.
Only Isaac Webster, 19, made double figures as Warrington closed at the moderate total of 157-9.
The hosts saw off the opening attack with only change bowlers Ryan Swart 2 for 29 and Billy Gilbert 2 for 25 making any impression as they coasted to a six-wicket victory.
Urmston 3rd 257-4 Warrington 3rd 150 ao
URMSTON enjoyed a 107-run victory on Warrington’s good batting wicket.
The opening attack of Tom Fagan-Hall, 2 for 45, and Tom Higham, 1 for 39, were the only bowlers to claim a wicket.
Higham, 34, and Alan Hitchmough, 20, gave the hosts a promising start but Warrington were bowled out for 150.
Urmston 4th 252-2 Warrington 4th 107 ao
URMSTON lost their first two wickets for eight runs but a third wicket partnership of 245 enabled the hosts to declare on 252-2. Raj Soni taking 2 for 56.
Only Dipu Manta, 36, and 15-year-old Mike Newsholme, 22, impressed as Warrington were bowled out for 107.
Prestbury 3rd 159 ao Warrington 5th 161-2
WARRINGTON fifth, playing their first match of the season, had their attack savaged in the opening overs with Prestbury scoring at four an over.
The introduction of 15-year-old Nathan Jeffries bowling spin gave him his first senior five-wicket haul – going for 28 runs off seven overs.
Wes Charlton, 2 for 49, and Mans Naseem, 2 for 34, chipped in.
With a solid opening stand of 68, Tim Rothwell, 85no, and Ian Findley, 27, Warrington eased home with an eight-wicket victory.