Saturday 26th May....167 for Ben Moore

Ben Moore scored 167 for the 1stXI at Wigan, the second highest score ever by a Sefton player, only beaten in the league by David Heyes 179 not out. Sefton batted first and scored 262 for 6 declared, Chris Bellis contributed 35 in an opening stand of 137 and the score was 221 for 3 when Ben was dismissed after facing 152 balls. A thrilling finish followed as Wigan were dismissed off the next to last ball having scored 189. Dave Poskitt (3 for 55) and Robbie Houghton (4 for 35) were the main wicket takers.

Liverpool were the visitors to Sefton Park to play the 2ndXI and on a day of fine batting performances, a century ninth wicket partnership between PeterKelly (58) and Ted Williams (37 not out) enabled Sefton to declare on 183 for 9. Dave Hort (28) and Mike Jackson (24) also made runs. Liverpool were in a fairly strong position at one time but eventually had to settle for a draw with Peter Kelly taking 3 for 43 on a good day for him.

Skipper Max Hill batting for the 2ndXI in their home game against Liverpool

The 3rdXI and 4thXI both won.

The thirds visited Ormskirk where the home side declared on 183 for 8, Adam Rowland (3 for 36) and Nick Saunders (2 for 18) were the pick of the bowlers. Sefton lost 5 wickets in reaching the total. Their big batting performance came from Ollie Shears who scored 63 and Matt Child (42) Peter Lancaster (26) and James Woodsmith (22 not out) all had good days with the bat.

The 4thXI entertained Wallasey on the Lower Ground. They won the toss, put the visitors in to bat and saw them go on to score 161 for 8 declared.Naj Ahmed took 3 for 29 and Robin Surtees 3 for 25. In reply, they saw an outstanding innings of 80 not out by Vince Abel as the went on to win by 6 wickets. Scott Isaac scored 43

Robin Surtees bowling for the 4thXI in their game against Wallasey on the Lower Ground