Parkin and Conway lead Budleigh under-14s to Woodbury win.
PUBLISHED: 10:41 03 June 2010 | UPDATED: 13:28 10 June 2010
BUDLEIGH under-14s won their meeting with hosts Woodbury by 67 runs.
BUDLEIGH under-14s won their meeting with hosts Woodbury by 67 runs. After winning the toss the Ottermouth youngsters opted to bat and scored 136-4 in their twenty overs. Harry Parkin struck three 4's in an innings of 41 before retiring and fellow opener, Sam Conway, who retired after reaching 40, struck five 4s. There was also a cameo knock of 14 from Ben Pritchard that saw him strike a couple of 4s.
Riordan Deehan-Jackson was the most successful of the Woodbury bowlers with 2-29 and the other wicket takers were William Thornton (1-27) and Conall Deehan-Jackson (1-20). Wicket keeper William Jones made a smart stumping and there was an excellent catch held by Eddie Cook.
The home reply saw wickets fall at regular intervals and end on 69-7. There was one stand-out innings and that came from the bat of Riordan Deehan-Jackson who struck five 4s in a knock of 33 and there was an interesting innings from Eddie Cook who made 14 and, when hitting one of his two boundaries he broke his bat with the two pieces flying off in opposite directions!
Deehan-Jackson and Cook added 44 for the fourth wicket for their side. The Budleigh bowlers who took wickets were; Toby Seldon (1-8), Ben Pritchard (2-14), Lawrence Constable (1-10) and Joe Marley (1-12). There were also a couple of run-outs courtesy of direct hits and James Plowman, Constable, and wicket keeper Conway, all held catches for the winners.