DANNY Craven crossed the whitewash for Widnes Vikings in his testimonial game against Batley.

Other tries came from Jack Owens, Ollie Brookes, Ryan Ince and Sam Wilde in the 24-18 victory.

Skipper Owens opened the Widnes account before sending Brookes in to double the 14 minutes into the contest after Widnes worked it out wide.

Batley replied through George Senior before Craven crossed for a try on 34 minutes.

Bulldogs replied when Jonny Campbell scored with Tom Gilmore converting to cut Vikings lead to two points.

However, two returning Vikings replied with winger Ryan Ince and Sam Wilde crossing.

Batley crossed for a late one to make the final scoreline 24-18.

Widnes Vikings: Jack Owens, Ryan Ince, Matt Fleming, Joe Edge, Ollie Brookes, Danny Craven, Matty Smith, Kenny Baker, Matty Fozard, Owen Farnworth, Sam Wilde, Ollie Davies, Aaron Brown.

Interchanges: Liam Bent, Tyler Dupree, Brad Holroyd, Lewis Hulme, Joe Lyons, Lloyd Roby, Will Tilleke.

Batley Bulldogs: Luke Hooley, Greg Johnson, Josh Hodson, Connor Carr, Perry Whiteley, Ben White, Tom Gilmore, Adam Gledhill, Ben Kaye, James Brown, Kieran Buchanan, George Senior, Luke Blake.

Interchanges: Jonathan Campbell, Louis Collinson, Oliver Burton, Tom Lillycrop, Michael Ward, Lucas Walshaw, James Meadows.