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Records are smashed thanks to skipper Barwick

PUBLISHED: 17:23 25 June 2008 | UPDATED: 12:29 11 August 2010

Goresbrook 322 beat Hornchurch Athletic 182 by 140 runs GORESBROOK under-11 s ripped the record book to shreds as they hammered Hornchurch Athletic by 140 runs, With Shane Barwick the star of the show with both bat and ball. Goresbrook won the toss and

Goresbrook 322 beat

Hornchurch Athletic 182

by 140 runs

GORESBROOK under-11's ripped the record book to shreds as they hammered Hornchurch Athletic by 140 runs, With Shane Barwick the star of the show with both bat and ball.

Goresbrook won the toss and elected to field and 'Brook were on top from the outset, as wickets tumbled regularly through great bowling and some fantastic fielding.

Bobby Gaymer (1-7), Joel Oliver (1-4), Bailey McDonnell (1-8) Billy Smith (1-0), Lee Moran (1-5), Liam Addison (2-4) and an amazing spell from Barwick (3-3) all led 'Brook to a great all-round display as Hornchurch ended on 182 for the loss of 15 wickets.

Batting second, 'Brook needed to just play positively without taking any chances, and that's exactly what they did as Irving (11 not out) and Bobby Gaymer (11 not out), all did a fine job.

It was skipper Barwick who stood out with the bat though, hitting a superb 26 not out including five glorious fours as 'Brook romped to a record breaking 140-run victory.

Goresbrook 79-4 lost to Buckhurst Hill 80-3 by 6 wkts

GORESBROOK were blown away by an excellent Buckhurst Hill side in this under-11 Essex midweek league clash.

Goresbrook won the toss and elected to bat first, but things started badly as the in-form batsman, Ben Irving, went for a three ball duck.

Luckily for 'Brook, a solid partnership followed with Chris Dove (11) and Joel Oliver (14), both hitting their best scores for the season to date, before being retired.

Bailey McDonnell (seven not out) and Ross Woodhouse (six) both made contributions as 'Brook posted a decent 79-4 in their 20 overs.

In reply, Buckhurst Hill were in formidable form and cruised to a comfortable victory with six overs to spare, Liam Addison (1-4) and Billy Smith (1-7) were the only bowlers who came out of the game with any credit, as 'Brook produced a below par performance in the field.

Goresbrook 75-1 beat

Upminster B 68-7 by seven runs

GORESBROOK under-11s showed great spirit and determination to squeeze past league leaders Upminster in this 20-over affair.

Goresbrook won the toss and elected to bat with Lee Moran (nine not out) and Shane Barwick (10 not out) the main scorers, along with 37 in wides, which enabled Goresbrook to post a challenging 75 for the loss of just one wicket, with 10 batsman used in the innings.

In reply, 'Brook bowled exceptionally well as Riley Brown (2-3) in his opening two overs, enabling them to have Upminster 4-2 in the first four overs.

Skipper Shane Barwick then came on and blasted through the middle order taking three wickets in his first two overs for just one run.

Callum Shepherd bowled two exemplary overs of spin for just one run as 'Brook turned the screw to ensure victory by seven runs, with Barwick finishing on 4-5 in his three overs.

Havering League

Goresbrook 113-2 beat

Ardleigh Green 58-9 by 55 runs

MASON FAIRES was the architect for Goresbrook under-13s as they registered a comfortable win over Ardleigh Green at the May & Baker Annex Ground on Wednesday.

Goresbrook elected to bat first in this Havering League encounter and the hosts were soon in control of proceedings as Faires continued his rich vein of form with the willow.

The powerful batsman found the rope on six occasions on his way to 31 before retiring.

Matthew Parker struck 12 while George Reeman dug in for an unbeaten 18 with Lewis Green providing support with four not out.

Allen and Hayes grabbed a consolation wicket apiece for the visitors, but were unable to prevent 'Brook from posting 113-2 from their allotted 20 overs.

After the interval, Goresbrook's attack was in fine fettle as George Reeman (2-0) and Lewis Green (2-4) produced excellent spells.

Calvert (12) was the only Green batsman to attain double figures as Matthew Parker, Louis Windows, Jimmy Woodhouse and Kieran Gallagher each bagged a wicket to ensure a 55-run victory.


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