Father and son both amongst the runs for Coalpit Heath

CHRIS Williams and son Jack both shone with the bat for different Coalpit Heath teams in the opening round of matches in the Martin Berrill Bristol & District League.

Opener Chris finished unbeaten on 146 (135 balls, 19 fours) for Heath 3rds who completed a 101-run victory away to Barrow Gurney in Division 13.

And 16-year-old Jack also had a day to remember, opening too for the 2nds away to Taveners in Division Seven and finishing the innings unbeaten on 84.

It was quite the afternoon for Heath 2nds as Alex Long completed his maiden century, sharing a third wicket stand of more than 200 with Jack.

Heath reached an imposing 234-3 and then pegged back Taveners to a reply of 115-4, completing a 54-run triumph after rain intervened.

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