Rain settles Warrington's weekend

Rain settles Warrington's weekend

Rain settles Warrington's weekend

First published in Sport

RAIN meant that Warrington had to settle for a draw against Stockport in the Cheshrie County Division Two on Saturday.

Kyle Adams, 28, and Liam Heaphy, 27, got Warrington off to a good start before a well-crafted 37 from Joel Chaderton, batting at seven, saw the Warrington innings closed at 145 all out.

Warrington’s opening attack of Ashley Scholes, 3 for 6, and Kyle Adams, 3 for 34, tormented Stockport’s batsmen with the home side at 90 for 8 before heavy rain settled the match with a draw.

Warrington seconds’ hopes of promotion were dashed when they were beaten by Stockport in the Second XI Division One on Saturday after a disastrous batting performance.

Only Charlie McElroy, 19, Tom Corroboy, 12, and Mal Agar, 12, reached double figures for Warrington as they were rolled over for just 71.

Stockport coasted home in 14 overs with Mal Agar, 1 for 32, being the only wicket taker.

Warrington thirds escaped with a draw at Macclesfield in the Third XI Division One on Saturday.

Macclesfield reached 187 for 7 in their innings before the away side struggled to form any partnerships in their innings, which was interfered by rain five times.

James Lewis, 24, posted the highest score for Warrington as they only managed to reach 97 for 7 before holding on for the draw.

APPLETON Tigers finished the season with a strong performance against champions Oakmere to confirm their second place in Division One for the second year running.

Nat Long's bowling caused Oakmere problems early on as she took two key wickets for just 16 runs.

Olivia Horsfield continued her good run of form with the ball by making two more breakthroughs and Holly McCurrie snapped up another couple as Oakmere closed on 145 for 7.

Emma Barlow reached 49 for Appleton as they finished on 109 for 6.

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