Section One Roundup
Derriaghy came within eight runs of losing their unbeaten record at Armagh as the home side lost their way mid innings in their case of Derriaghy’s 235/7.
Armagh finished on 227/8 and Derriaghy stay eight points clear at the top.
Their nearest challengers Cliftonville Academy saw off Cregagh, with whom they shared second place before today in a low scoring affair at the Memorial Ground, four wickets the margin here.
Templepatrick won at Muckamore to move into a three-way tie for sixth place thanks to a David Kane ‘five-for’ and a half-century from Michael Stewart.
Donacloney Mill are also in that tie for sixth place thanks to their thrashing of bottom placed Bangor.
Chris Walton took 5-17 for the Seasiders but Donacloney Mill’s 199 proved way to many for Bangor who were shot out for only 86.
Ballymena’s win at home to Saintfield means they move out of the bottom place they shared with Bangor.
Four different ‘Glasses’ featured with runs or wickets in the match but it was James Kennedy who will collect an Award for his 138 runs in the win.
SECTION ONE RESULTS
Ballymena beat Saintfield by 135 runs
Eaton Park, 17 July.
Ballymena 240-6 (50.0 overs, J Kennedy 138, J Glass 48, M Glass 28, B Woodruff 3-63)
Saintfield 105 (R Smyth 28, A McCavera 27, R Bristow 4-17, M Glass (Snr.) 2-22, S Glass 2-29)
Cregagh lost to Cliftonville Academy by 4 wickets
Cregagh Memorial Recreation Ground, 17 July.
Cregagh 117 (C Boultwood 32, J Terrett 4-24, M McCord 2-13, B Anderson 2-30)
Cliftonville Academy 118-6 (37.3 overs, M McCord 32*, C Shannon 2-22, C Boultwood 2-28)
Derriaghy beat Armagh by 8 runs
Queensway, 17 July.
Derriaghy 235-7 (50.0 overs, A Kinnin 64, J Bell 54, J Wade 43, M Wright 3-48, S Freshwater 2-28)
Armagh 227-8 (S Wilson 77, S Freshwater 36, R Bailey 3-22, D Fuzzard 2-36)
Donacloney Mill beat Bangor by 113 runs
Factory Ground, 17 July.
Donacloney Mill 199 ( A Kennedy 51, C Walton 5-17, A Simmonite 3-36)
Bangor 86 (S Leckey 3-9, H Lockhart 2-9, R Sinton 2-17)
Muckamore lost to Templepatrick by 6 wickets
Moylena, 17 July.
Muckamore 139 (E Wilson 51, J McClean 28, D Kane 5 -16, J Busby 4-20)
Templepatrick 140-4 (37.3 overs, M Stewart 63, R Bryans 38)