Aditya Adey starred as Woodvale beat Carrickfergus by 22 runs in a high scoring contest at Middle Road.

He top-scored with 93 in a Woodvale total of 287 for 7, with the top seven all contributing. Adey's brilliant innings came from just 85 balls and included 8 fours and 5 sixes.

Aditya Adey

The Ballygomartin's side had got off to a flying start with James Hall making a run-a-ball 34 as he and Harry Warke (28) shared an opening stand of 71 inside ten overs.

Ruhan Pretorius made 32, while Adey and Ronan Restieaux (29) went into top gear as they added 83 in nine overs, while Wayne Horwood cleared the ropes twice in his unbeaten 30 from just 15 balls.

Ronan Restieaux

Carrick though were undaunted by the tough chase and with Jacques Snyman motoring along in a second wicket stand of 117 in 17 overs with Iain Parkhill (30), they looke din control.

However, having hit 14 boundaries in his 85 from 72 balls, the South African fell to Kyle Walsh (3-36) and thereafter the momentum swung,

Despite the best efforts of Jeremy Lawlor (52) and some lusty late blows from Alex Haggan (3), Woodvale secured the points with a 22-run win - Adey having the final say with three wickets.

At Middle Road, Carrickfergus (0) lost to Woodvale (4) by 22 runs
288-7 (50.0 overs, A Adey 94, J Hall 34, R Pretorius 32, J Snyman 2-47, A Adey 3-70)
Carrickfergus 266-8 (50.0 overs, J Snyman 85, J Lawlor 52, I Parkhill 30, K Walsh 3-36)