It will be a straight shootout between Derbyshire and Wales in Matchweek 5 of the BCGBA Drakes Pride Junior County to avoid relegation, as Shropshire beat Derbyshire and Wales lost heavily to Yorkshire. Shropshire won by 17, with their away side winning by 43 at Littleover, Kelly Price the best of their 8 winners 11. For the home side it was Rebecca Sherriff that was best for them, 12. Over at Maddocks, the winners were shared but Sophie Briddon’s best win of 3 helped the away side win by 26, despite Tom Killen’s 13 win for Shropshire.
Yorkshire set up a winner takes all clash with Warwick and Worcester as they beat Wales easily by 105 overall. They won by 83 at home on Golcar, with Ethan Wareing winning 0 and Ben Hewitt winning 15 for the away side. At Bersham and Yorkshire won by 22, Emma Tobin their best winner 7. For Wales it was James Todd who was best winner 4.
South Yorkshire beat North Midlands to be in pole position if Staffordshire slip up against Lancashire next matchweek. They won by 48 at home on Mosborough, Daisy Nadin their best 7, with Taylor Wildman best for the away side 9. At Lime Tree Park, and South Yorkshire won by 50, although we don’t have the last score there. Liam Dennis was best for the home side 12, with Carl Pigott and Tyler Lysons both winning 5 for the visitors.
Potteries & District gave themselves a chance of being promoted from Division Two after beating Greater Manchester by 24 overall. A 47 chalk home win at Florence was the platform to the win, with James Wright best winner 1. For Greater Manchester it was Kaitlin Proctor who was best winner 7. At Hopwood Unionist and Greater Manchester only won by 23, despite Lucy Murphy winning 4. Cameron Collett kept the damage down with his 7 card.
Full scores are here.