Cooper and Corney lead Woodbury to win.

PUBLISHED: 19:06 16 June 2010

WOODBURY under-11 hard ball pairs team claimed a 38 run win over Exeter.

Michael Cooper and Sam Corney put on 29 and then Gwyn Parks and Zac Machellan chipped in with 25 as Woodbury closed on 168, losing nine wickets along the way.

The Exeter innings was dominated by the pairing of Sam Sims and Jim McLaurin, who put on 19, whilst the pairing of Dan Prout and Matthew Wood added 11.

The reply lost a number of wickets along the way and finally closed on 130-9.

The successful Woodbury bowlers were Jacob Machellan (1-15), Zac Machellan (2-5), Gwyn Parks (2-11), Tom Bird (1-5) and Sam Corney (1-4).

Young Corney’s wicket was the result of a smart return catch he held off his own bowling and there was also a fine catch held by Michael Cooper.

Tom Bird was another to impress in another fine all-round display from the Woodbury fielders, he swooped to see two of the Exeter batsmen run out.


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