Beckett League: Heslerton hammer Flixton 2nds to go top

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Heslerton claimed pole position in the Readers Scarborough Beckett Cricket League premier division after hammering former leaders Flixton 2nds by 185 runs.

Aussie Tim Clarke struck a stunning unbeaten 103 for the visitors as they posted 270-1, Alex Carrie hitting 77 and Anthony Stones unbeaten on 83.

The home side were shot out for 85 in reply as Kristian Wilkinson (5-21) and Andy Slaughter (3-23) teamed up to finish the job for the title-chasers.

Forge Valley won by four wickets at home to Cayton to maintain their title ambitions, an unbeaten seventh-wicket stand between Joe Bradshaw (62no) and Jonny Hays (28no) rubber-stamping the win after a shaky start by Valley.

Kirkbymoorside eased to a 130-run win at Cloughton, while Staxton strolled home by seven wickets at Ebberston.

In division B there was a century hit by both sides as Wykeham won by six wickets at Ryedale.

Conor Bateman’s unbeaten 123 secured the win for the visitors after Dan Walker had hit 112 in Ryedale’s 210-3.

READERS SCARBOROUGH BECKETT CRICKET LEAGUE RESULTS FOR JUNE 8 (*denotes home team)

Premier Division

Kirkbymoorside 231-8 (J Robson 28, E Cass 49, D Meredith 50, P Virr 5-58) beat *Cloughton 101 all out (C Malthouse 29, P Virr 38, D Jeminson 4-27) by 130 runs. Pts 20-5

Staxton 157-3 (N Gibson 86, C Dove 30no) beat *Ebberston 151-7 (M Turnbull 39, M Horsley 39no, E Swiers 36no) by 7 wickets. Pts 16-4

Heslerton 270-1 (A Carrie 77, A Stones 83no, T Clarke 103no) beat *Flixton 2nds 85 all out (K Wilkinson 5-21, A Slaughter 3-23) by 185 runs. Pts 20-0

*Forge Valley 171-6 (J Bradshaw 62no, J Hays 28no) beat Cayton 167-9 (M Dennis 36, J Tindall 5-63) by 4 wickets. Pts 17-6

Division ‘A’

*Brompton v Snainton - resigned from League Pts 20-0

*Nawton Grange 168-9 (J Palmer 74, M Davies 3-29, C Rusbridge-Burns 5-33) beat Sewerby 2nds 119 all out (C Briggs 25, D Coote 5-28) by 49 runs. Pts 18-5

Settrington 185-8 (E Rounthwaite 54, G Rounthwaite 62) beat *Scalby 133 all out (J Hills 53, P Beard 28, A Storey 3-36, E Rounthwaite 4-31) by 52 runs. Pts 19-6

Filey 194-9 (K Geyle 38, N Robson 36, P Dickens 51, G Worthy 3-43) beat *Sherburn 123 all out (S Dobson 43, S Pickard 32, N Robson 3-22, E Brannan 4-6) by 71 runs. Pts 19-5

Seamer 96-4 (A Jenkinson 47) beat *Wold Newton 94 all out (R Riley 34, G Lawton 6-40, J Danby 3-13) by 6 wickets. Pts 18-2

Division ‘B’

*Cayton 2nds 265-7 (P Pennock 98, J Riley 34, J Brown 39, T Venner 26, A Nappa 4-89) beat Scarborough 3rds 210-7 (K Howard 60, J Finnigan 95, J Riley 3-25, K Glave 3-41) by 55 runs. Pts 18-8

Bridlington 2nds 268-5 (N Tennant 91, G Miller 73, P Bowtell 47no) beat *Duncombe Park 2nds 221-5 (J Lascelles 120no, S Plowman 49, R Parker 25no) by 57 runs. Pts 17-7

Grindale 101-3 (I Cousins 53no) beat *Fylingdales 98 all out (L Cousins 3-20, I Cousins 3-23) by 7 wickets. Pts 19-1

Wykeham 211-4 (C Bateman 123no, G Botterill 31no) beat *Ryedale 210-3 (D Walker 112, I Smith 69) by 6 wickets. Pts 16-7

Forge Valley 2nds 197-9 (S Pinder 26, A Toal 32, N Kendrew 37, P Holden 30, R Hargreaves 5-32) beat *Staxton 2nds 177-5 (C Hill 47, D Outhart 76no, J Pettitt 3-32) by 20 runs. Pts 16-8

Division ‘C’

*Ganton 260-3 (S Ward 83, A Snowball 47, A Limb 108no) beat Cloughton 2nds 134-8 (J Fewster 51no, M Snowball 3-18) by 126 runs. Pts 19-3

Staithes 2nds 87-0 (P Wilson 44no, S Major 40no) beat *Heslerton 2nds 86 all out (J Almond 34, L Oliver 3-31, J Baker 4-5) by 10 wickets. Pts 20-0

Scalby 2nds 159-9 (P Marton 31, M Heaton 41no, W Warwick 5-71) beat *Ravenscar 78 all out (M Heaton 3-27, A Hollingsworth 4-42) by 78 runs. Pts 18-4

Thornton Dale 214-6 (C Headlam 54, T Hunt 79, M Clark 26, C Graham 3-72) beat *Seamer 2nds 118 all out (S Wood 39, G Hunt 5-21) by 96 runs. Pts 20-4

Ebberston 2nds 143-9 (C Beal 51, D Bateson 3-44, S Day 3-9) beat *Wykeham 2nds 107 all out (H Harrison 4-12, T Holmes 3-20) by 36 runs. Pts 17-5