Hornchurch 1st v Brentwood 1st – Harrow Lodge Park
Brentwood 254/5 (40.0 overs)
Hornchurch 190/8 (40.0 overs)
Brentwood won the toss and elected to bat
Brentwood won by 64 runs
Will Buttleman showed the way for Brentwood as they won this Gooch encounter with Hornchurch by 64 runs at Harrow Lodge Park.
The Essex wicketkeeper/batsman finished unbeaten on 122 off 117 balls – a knock which included eleven 4s and one 6.
Buttleman was supporter by a more than useful 60 from Tom Oakley as Brentwood posted a competitive 254/5 – Billy Gordon, with 2/40, the pick of the Hornchurch attack.
Merv Westfield top-scored for Hornchurch with 40. However, the chase never really gathered enough momentum to threaten. Jack Hebron claimed 3/42, while Charlie Griffiths chipped in with 2/33 as Brentwood turned the screw and recorded their fourth victory of the campaign, leaving them a single point behind leaders, Wanstead & Snaresbrook.
Points: Brentwood 20 Hornchurch 5