Garstang CC take route 66 to claim victory

Allan Cook top-scored for Garstang with 66    Picture: Sir Robert Atkins
Allan Cook top-scored for Garstang with 66 Picture: Sir Robert Atkins
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Garstang CC are third in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division following their 73-run over Penwortham.

Batting first, Garstang compiled 215-6 from 37 overs with Allan Cook’s 66 their top score.

Other good contributions came from Matthew Crowther (36 not out), Michael Walling (33) and Tom Wells (31).

Jack Armer was Penwortham’s leading wicket taker with figures of 4-58 from a dozen overs.

In reply, Penwortham were all out for 142 with 33 overs of their innings gone.

Matthew Liver claimed 3-40 with Muhammad Bilal Liaqat (2-23), Ian Walling (1-20), Ryan Wells (1-31) and Andy Booker (1-21) also picking up wickets in addition to two runouts.

The seconds claimed a two-wicket success against Fulwood and Broughton as they dismissed their opponents for 147 and replied with 148-8.

Garstang’s Ben Woodruff claimed 6-34 before top-scoring with 30 in reply as they squeezed home in 46 overs.

However, the fourths were beaten on Saturday as they were all out for 108 and see Fleetwood reply with 112-5.

Sunday saw the thirds lose by 10 wickets against Fulwood and Broughton after they batted first and were 83 all out.