A DISAPPOINTING display in the middle condemned Colwyn Bay Seconds to a seven-wicket home loss at the hands of Wallasey.

The hosts struggled throughout their time at the crease against a fierce visiting bowling attack, leaving them all out for just 82 after 33 overs of play.

Opener Chris Barry and Ross Hudson were the only Bay batsmen to emerge from the contest with any credit, scoring 25 and 21 respectively before they were sent back to the pavilion by Matty Hughes and Andrew Beaver.

Skipper James Jones contributed 12 to the scoreboard in what turned out to be the only other double-figure score from a home perspective as Hughes tore through the order on his way to six wickets for the loss of just 23 runs.

Beaver ended a mammoth 17-over spell with figures of 3-42, with Nathan Beaver taking the other scalp to end the day on 1-9.

The home side got off to a great start in the field as Matt Russell trapped Joel Huston lbw on two, but a strong partnership from opener David Miles and Steven Williams put on 62 for the second wicket to all-but clinch victory for the visitors.

Miles made 47 before he was clean bowled by Oran Elphinstone Davis three runs short of his half century, and Williams ended the innings unbeaten on 31 to ensure his side got over the line after 16 overs.

Bay’s first team had their clash at Northern cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions, with Sion Morris’ men languishing at the foot of the standings ahead of their home clash with mid-table Ormskirk on Saturday.