COLWYN Bay Seconds secured promotion to the Liverpool and District 2nd XI Premier Division after emerging from their winner-takes-all home clash against Highfield with a 133-run victory.

The Penrhyn Avenue side finishes the season in second spot and 26 points ahead of Saturday’s opponents, with James Jones’ men building a solid foundation in the middle after setting a target of 226-6 declared from 69 overs.

Opener Chris Barry led the way with a stunning 61 knock, and he was ably assisted by partner Daniel Davies, who contributed 41 before he was eventually caught off a Matthew Johnson delivery.

Other scores of note came from Ryan Hudson and Max Jones, who hit 33 and 37 not out respectively, with Tom Roberts further aiding his side’s cause with 22.

A scintillating bowling performance from Jamie Moorhouse proved to be the difference between the two sides late on, with the talented seamer helping himself to no fewer than seven wickets for the loss of 37 runs from an 11-over spell.

The Bay skipper also got in on the act with the scalps of Matthew Wallace (21), Lee Martinus (5) and Daniel Brown (6) to end the day on 3-54 as the visitors made 93 all out in reply.