Werrington open up healthy gap
Werrington have opened up an eleven point gap at the top of the Jolly’s Drinks ECB Cornwall Premier League following a four wicket win over Callington in Saturday’s top of the table clash.
Meanwhile St Just have moved up to second following a record breaking win over Falmouth.
Callington were without the unwell Matt Robins at Ladycross but despite losing replacement opener Joe White early on they reached 133 for one with Mpho Selowa making 71 and Jake Libby 50.
Mike Humphries removed them both and with Adam Hodgson picking up 4-20 they were all out for 216, eight balls short of the reduced 52 overs.
Alex Smeeth (80) led the home reply with opener Nick Ward making 39. Humphries was 34 not out as victory came with over three overs to spare.
St Just became the first team to pass 400 runs since the two countywide divisions were formed in 1990. At Cape Road they made 402 for three as David Roberts and Gary Thomas shared an unbroken fourth wicket stand of 222 off 133 balls.
Roberts hit 171 not out with three sixes and 22 fours off 141 balls. Thomas blasted an unbeaten 115 off 83 balls with two sixes and 14 fours.
Falmouth avoided total disaster to make 213 after being 22 for four. Scott Kellow made 45 not out and Stefan Churcher 41. Terry Williams took 4-30. St Austell is just 18 points off the pace after beating Troon by 105 runs.
They made 288 for four declared in 46 overs in a match reduced to 100 overs. Taylor Williams made 73 and Dan Jarman 61 in an opening stand of 136.
Matt Ellison contributed 46 and Mike Bone 45 not out. Matt Rowe took 3-91 and went on to make 108, sharing a second stand of 104 with Dan Walker (31). Stanny Simon took 4-42 in the 183 all out.
Truro won by 26 runs at Camborne after Tim Marrion (50) and Adam Pascoe (28) put on 89. A collapse followed but the tail got the total to 168. Scott Harris took three wickets. Nick King made 68 and Liam Weeks 27 but Camborne’s last four wickets fell without a run added at 142.
Tom Sharp and Kyle van Rooyen shared eight wickets. There was relief at last for Grampound Road who had a nine wicket home win over Paul, who were dismissed for 130. Andrew Snell made 42 but Chris Roberts took seven for 49. Tom McNellie then made 77 not out after Tom Hughes hit 32.