Pembroke County Cricket Club Division 2 reports:

Cresselly 2nds (232-6) lost to Pembroke Dock (236-7) by 3 wickets

Scott Griffiths was the hero as his knock of 75 not out steered Pembroke Dock to victory on another belting day for runs at Cresselly.

More than 460 were scored between the two sides, and The Doves’ total of 232-6 wasn’t enough as Griffiths and co reached their target with 2.2 overs to spare.

Cresselly had earlier recovered from losing Adam Chandler (8) early on but then came a stand of 124 between Scott Arthur and Mike Venables – the latter cracking 80 with nine fours and four sixes before being caught by Jamie White off Jake Davies.

Arthur went on to make 80 (seven fours and two sixes) before being bowled by Nick Daley, and contributions from Steffan Jenkins (17) and Charlie Arthur (12 not out), plus a quickfire 20 off six balls from Matthew Lewis, helped the home side to a good total.

For the Dock, Daley finished 1-40, Davies 2-59, and Billy Wood 2-63.

They started well in their reply though as the two Jake’s, Davies and Griffiths, put on 62 before the Lyn Richards bowled the former for 13.

Billy Wood (16) also fell but Griffiths motored on to 65, hitting seven fours and two sixes, but the Dock looked up against it when they later slumped to 183-7.

But it was Scott Griffiths, who had come in at No 4, who kept things ticking and he found an ally in Chris Boyett who made a crucial 15 not out.

And in the 43rd over it was Griffiths who finished matters with two boundaries off Charlie Arthur, giving him seven for the day, to seal a great away day for The Dock.

For Cresselly wicket takers were Richards (1-51), Matthew (2-54) and Corey Lewis (1-14), and Jenkins (2-43).

Johnston (152 all out) lost to Kilgetty (156-5) by 5 wickets 

For the second successive week Kilgetty kept their nerve in a run chase as Johnston’s difficult campaign continued.

The home side made 152 all out in 44 overs as Nick Davies top scored with 23, and there were other decent cameos from Geno Cleal (22), Liam James (21), and Curtis Hicks (21 not out).

But Jack Parkinson kept the away side on top with 4-31, while Christian Phillips was economical in his 2-13.

It was No 5 Toby Poole who then played the vital knock in Kilgetty’s reply with 44, while Phillips (29), and Kyle Marsh (22) also got vital runs.

It was Andrew Evans (20 not out) and Matthew Lewis (17 not out) who got them over the line though, despite wickets for Liam James (2-61), and one each for Keegan Codd, Mark and Curtis Hicks.

Narberth (108-0) beat Carew 2nds (107 all out) by 10 wickets

Narberth openers Richie Adams and Hadd Luff make light work of the Carew attack as they sealed a 10 wicket win – after Ben Quartermaine had bowled the home side into the driving seat.

The Rooks were all out for 107, as only opener Barry Evans really got going with 35 (three fours) before he was lbw to Mike Reekie. There was 16 from No 3 Robbie Hicks and Rhys Grigg (10) and Robbie Canton (11) helped take the total past three figures.

But Quartermaine took 5-18 from nine overs, while Matthew Johns was superbly economic to take 2-6 in 12 overs. Reekie (2-18) and Ben Hughes (1-20) completed the wicket taking.

Luff and Adams then wasted no time, with smashing 55 not out (52 in boundaries) while Luff finished unbeaten on 36 (six fours).

Llechryd (200-7) beat Hook (99 all out) by 101 runs

It was second v third and Llechryd, and the home side put daylight between themselves and Hook with a comfortable win.

A stand of 60 between James Betterley and John Curran got them going, ended when Betterley was skittled by Aled Phelps for 14 (three fours).

Curran, whose first three scoring shots were fours, hit nine boundaries in his 64 and after he went John Mansfield continued momentum with 52 (six fours).

There was also an important 25 not out (four fours) from Graham Keen as the hosts made 200-7 to scrape maximum batting points.

Matthew Holder (4-41) led the Hook bowling, with a wicket each for Brennan Martin (1-24), Aled Phelps (1-54), and Dai Hopkins (1-33).

But their reply was disappointing as they were shot out in the 29th over, with only Aled Phelps (24), Jake Wicks (15), and Martin (15) making any kind of impression.

It was Keen who ripped through the batting with 5-20 in his 4.2 overs, while Pete Betterley took 2-32, Rhys Beard 1-7, and Curran 2-21.

Pembroke (162-4) beat Haverfordwest 2nds (158 all out) by 6 wickets

There was runs and wickets for Andrew Hay as Pembroke had too much for Haverfordwest at Treleet.

The Town got a nightmare start when Nitin Mathias went without a run on the board, caught by Phil Hay off Jonathan Rogers – and it was Hay who showed safe hands again to give Rob Smythe the crucial wicket of Danny Potter (14).

The visitors did bat steadily though as Doug Johnson (21), Huw Scriven (23), James Marchant (26), Dan Field (22) and Max Rodriguez (16) all got runs before they were all out in the 43rd over – but their overall total seemed short in such good batting conditions.

For Pembroke, Sam Davies (3-44), Andrew Hay (2-24), Paul White (2-9), Smythe (1-47) and Rogers (2-25) shared the wickets.

White made 23 in the Pembroke reply before being lbw to Potter (1-35), and then No 3 Phil Hay (1) and Jamie Kaijaks (5) both fell to Marchant (2-28) to leave matters at 76-3.

But opener Andrew hay cracked nine fours in his 61 and by the time he was stumped by Scriven off Filigi (1-14) Pembroke had reached 114 – and Rogers (33 not out) and Aiden Fraser (8 not out) finished the job in the 41st over.