Mixed fortunes for promotion hopefuls Flamborough 2nds

Flamborough 2nds experienced mixed fortunes in their games over the weekend.

On Saturday, the promotion hopefuls beat hosts Flixton 3rds by four wickets.

Harry Burton took 4-42 as Flixton were dismissed for 156, Connor Stephenson hitting 33 and Josh Till 27.

In reply, Stephenson took 3-61 to keep Flixton in the hunt, but decent knocks from Robert Thraves and Mel Dixon, 45no, steered the visitors home.

The following day, Flamborough’s hopes of returning to the top flight were dented by a last-ball four-wicket loss at Sewerby 4ths.

Luke Dixon, 50, Andy Dixon, 40, and Ben Briggs, 39, all contributed to a steady total of 171-4 for the visitors.

After tea, Ryan Bartram Snr hammered a superb 68 and Rob Searby 25 as Sewerby secured the win from the last ball of the game.

Sewerby 3rds had beaten their fourth team by seven wickets on Saturday to move into second spot.

Rob Searby struck 58 as the 4ths were dismissed for 151.

In reply, Sam Coultas hit a classy unbeaten 83, and this knock, along with Jack Newby’s 40, took them to victory.

Leaders Great Habton tightened their stranglehold on the division with a rapid eight-wicket win at home to bottom-placed Snainton 2nds.

Liam Allanby took 3-11 as Snainton were skittled for just 40, Habton knocking off the runs for just two runs.

Bridlington 3rds gave themselves a glimmer of hope in their battle against the drop after a three-wicket win at home to Kirkbymoorside 2nds.

Adam Magson’s 48 and an unbeaten 37 from Ian Griffin helped eight-man Kirkby to 157, Dean Welch taking 3-20.

Tom Hebden, 41, Paul Hebden, 40, and Phil Robson, 39, helped Brid to only their second win of the season.