Comfortable win over Langholm

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A COMFORTABLE win over Langholm took Gala U18 to the next round of the Scottish Cup.

Having been put in to bat, the Meigle Park youngsters scored 117. After the early loss of Rory Hancock for five, Graham Ormiston and Josh Irvine put on a good partnership before Ormiston was caught and bowled for 23. Irvine continued to progress but was eventually caught for 53. The Gala innings closed on 117 for 5.

Langholm struggled to score at the required rate and after Robbie Pringle picked up two wickets in the fifth over, it looked like an uphill struggle for the visitors. Gregor Mein came into the attack and took five wickets for 16 runs. The Langholm innings finished in the 17th over when Liam Rutherford picked up the final wicket with the score on 50

Gala

R. Hancock, b D Little 5

G. Ormiston, c & b A Bell 23

J. Irvine, c Masterton b D Little 53

D. Millar, c & b A Bell 4

G. Mein, c Masterton b Paisley 5

C. Hancock, not out 9

R. Pringle, not out 1

Extras 17

Total for 5 117

Langholm

R. Rae, c R Hancock b Pringle 7

G. Masterton, b Pringle 6

J. Bell, c Pringle b Mein 8

A. Bell, c G Ormiston b Mein 6

D. Little, st Millar b G Ormiston 6

C. Bell, not out 4

A. Paisley, c G Ormiston b Mein 1

N. Fletcher, b Mein 0

C. Little, b Mein 1

J. Gormley, st Millar b Halls 5

D. Little, c Moir b Rutherford 1

Extras 5

Total all out 50