Beckett League Round-up: Estill’s eight helps Dales to victory

Bridlington CC 2nds bowling v Flixton
Bridlington CC 2nds bowling v Flixton
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Fylingdales fast bowler Mark Estill was on fire as he clean bowled all of his eight victims at a cost of just 37 runs to have hosts Ebberston 2nds all back in the pavilion for 132 in Division C.

Pete Revis scored 41 and Joe Tyson added 21. Replying Mario Spagnolo hit an unbeaten 91 as they raced to victory by eight wickets

Bridlington CC 2nds bowling v Flixton

Bridlington CC 2nds bowling v Flixton

Ganton took their first victory of the season, inflicting Scarborough 3rds first defeat in the process.

Stuart Ward, 35, and Ryan Nichols, 60, helped the home team to 165 at tea with Scarborough’s Chris Hunter claiming 5-28 and Bob Carver 3-35, before Alastair Limb claimed 4-42 and Rob Gretton 3-20 to bowl the visitors out for 122.

William Warwick claimed 6-42 for Ravenscar but still finished on the losing side against Hospitals.

Marcus Edwards top-scored for Hospitals with 28 as their innings ended on 142-8, but the home team skittled reducing Ravenscar to 64.

Bridlington CC 2nds bowling v Flixton

Bridlington CC 2nds bowling v Flixton

Ian Cousins had an excellent match for Grindale first hitting 111 out of his side’s total of 260-5 against Seamer 2nds, before taking 3-18 to help restrict the home team to 177-7.

Also for Grindale, Richard Jackson scored 36 and Andy Smith an unbeaten 28, as Ali Caw claimed 3-78.

Seamer’s Dave Plowes scored 42 and Dave Lunn 47, leaving Phil Metcalfe unbeaten at the close on 41.

Steven Clegg 78 and Andy Shepherdson helped Wykeham 2nds to 197–8 against Scalby 2nds.

Tom Gregory claimed 5-70 before he led Scalby home with an unbeaten 58. Adrian Hollingsworth added 49 as Scalby won by four wickets.

Ryan Gibson was the main man as Staithes remained the only unbeaten team in the Premier League after their win over Ebberston.

In a match reduced to 30 overs, Staithes ended on 171–9, Gibson compiling 52 and Simon Bowes adding 61, featuring in a third-wicket partnership of 104.

Pete Webster was the visitors’ best bowler, claiming 4-22.

In reply Ebberston started strongly with 65 on the board in the first 10 overs. But skipper Tom Brough fell for 30 and Eddie Craggs for 20 as Simon Bowes and Ryan Gibson claimed 4-32 each to see off the visitors for 107 from just 23 overs.

Staxton moved into second place after beating Forge Valley.

Staxton made 268-6 thanks to a 151-run partnership between Chris Dove, 108no, and Linden Gray, 76, before dismissing Forge Valley for just 70.

Chris Brown, 3-28, and Gray 3-14, were in form with the ball.

Kirkbymoorside were tormented by a fine opening spell from Heslerton’s Adam Spaven, who in his first 16 overs only conceded 21 runs claiming two wickets in the process and keeping the home team to 41 after the first 25 overs.

Unbeaten knocks from Andy Bayes, 48, and Dave Gardner, 24, boosted their total to 164-4.

Heslerton’s lost two early wickets, but Malc Spaven hit a solid 31 and Alex Carrie added 35 but a further loss of wickets saw them on 77-5.

Kristian Wilkinson and captain Simon Oxendale added 23 to take them to 146-8.

Kirkby were looking good for the win until Daley Wharton wasted no time adding an unbeaten 17, ending the contest with a massive six.

Kirkby’s Sam Appleton and Dan Jeminson picked up three wickets each for the Moorsiders.

The match between Filey and Cayton was reduced to 35 overs but thanks to solid batting efforts from Andy Burrell, 93no, Paul Bowes, 45, and Will Hunter, 28, the home side reached a total of 239-7. Paul Woodhead claimed 4-45 for Cayton.

Replying skipper Michael Dennis scored 51 but rain put a stop to the contest with Cayton on 93-4, Paul Kempson having taken 3-20.

Cloughton’s home tie against Seamer was ended early by rain.

Seamer reached 151-7 thanks to Joe Danby’s 47 and 61 from Gregg Chadwick. Mark Wells claimed 5-61. The home team’s reply only lasted seven overs with them on 10-0.

Bridlington 2nds pushed their way to the top of the Division A table with a win over Flixton 2nds.

Flixton 2nds were put into bat and were all back in the pavilion for 199, Mark Clark top scoring with 61.

He was supported by Pete Hill, 41, and Nathan Robson 33, who added 70 for the fifth wicket. James Cobb was the the home side’s best bowler as he claimed 5-53.

Brid knocked off the runs for the loss of five wickets as Steve Janney hit 75 and Peter Bowtell added 23. Pete Hill took 3-67 in the process.

Wold Newton were asked to bat at Settrington and steadily reached a total of 181-7.

Charlie Gray top scored with 34 as Andy Taylor and Jonty Rounthwaite claimed two wickets each.

Their proved good enough as the home team fell short by 77 runs.

Andy Monkman was the only man to offer any resistence whatsoever as he made 21.

William Gray claimed 3-21 from and Tim Lazenby 3-23.

Nawton Grange claimed their first win of the season following their promotion from division B after their win over Sewerby 2nds.

Grange pegged Sewerby back to 199-7. Chris Briggs scoring 30, Rob Atkin 60 and Mark Pallister 41.

Replying Grange’s Justin Palmer hit 56 and Philip Ward added 65, the pair adding 133. Aaron Rivis notched 36 to seal a six-wicket victory

Ben Lockey, 56, and an unbeaten 54 from Tom Pateman helped Brompton to 185-6 at Flamborough.

Simon Leeson and Dave Sellers claimed two wickets apiece but the rain ended the match with the home team on 49-1 after 15.2 overs.

Rob Lakin was on fire with with the ball as he took 7-31 for Snainton to help bowl Thornton Dale out for 86 in Division B.

Jason Oakley and Alex Stockill then both hit 22 to take the home team to victory by five wickets.

Tim Hunt having taken 3-21 to at least make a game of it for Dale.

Ryedale sealed their first victory in division b, scoring 231-6 at home against Cloughton 2nds.

The innings was stabilised by a 136-run second wicket partnership between Dan Hardey, who was bowled by Phil Chambers just three short of his century. Ian Smith added 40 and Gary Newton finished unbeaten on 35 with skipper Chambers securing figures of 4-60.

Cloughton 2nds were thwarted in their reply by Mick Temple, who claimed 6-23 from his 10 overs, Mark Bennett top scoring with 23.

Cayton 2nds entertained Lockton, who had an 160-run partnership between Les Welburn, 72, and Andy Hill, 66, and reached 208-4 at tea.

Replying Jez Riley hit 43, Ian Dennis, 42, and Sam Williams, 61, but Welburn added to his contribution with the bat to take 3-31 to end the home teams challenge on 207.

Staxton 2nds recovered from 19-2 to make 225-6 against Forge Valley 2nds.

Andy Dove hit 11 fours and a six during his 68 and Jonny Aldcroft compiled 15 fours during his 95 as the pair added 146 for the third wicket.

Valley’s reply was curtailed by rain with the game finely balanced.

Andy Toal hit 53, which included eight fours as the home team slipped to 100-5.

But Valley steadied the ship with Nick Cook hitting 51 and John Flinton 38, adding 83.

But when Cook was out leaving the last pair of Scott Jackson and Jermaine White at the crease 27 runs short of victory, Mark Dove having claimed 7-94 from his 20 overs, but with the total on 215-9, rain ended the contest.