Wet end to cricket season sums up a campaign ruined by weather

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The rain returned to ruin the local cricket season for one final time on Saturday when a potentially exciting last round of Beckett League and Derwent Valley League games were wrecked by the elements in one of the wettest-ever seasons.

With 13 Readers Scarborough Beckett League matches having to be abandoned after rain the 2012 season has seen 124 matches not being completed which is 35.4 per cent of all games and a record number beating the previous worst season 2008 which had 111 matches rained off or 30.83 per cent.

Readers Scarborough Beckett Cricket League results

(*Denotes home team)

Premier Division

*Ebberston 78-4 (T Brough 43) v Seamer – rained off. Pts 5-7. Seamer relegated.

*Filey 134 all out (P Bowes 44, L Plant 26no, P Hill 3-34) v Flixton 2nds – Rained off. Pts 7-10. Filey relegated.

*Forge Valley 42-1 v Staithes 107 all out (S Thornton 27no; D Morris 6-33) Rained off. Pts 10-6

*Heslerton v Flamborough – Rained off no play Pts 5-5

*Staxton 255-6 (N Gibson 52, C Dove 43no, A Hargreaves 45, D Williamson 42, L Gray 41, P Woodhead 3-43) v Cayton – Rained off. Pts 10-8

Division A

*Kirkbymoorside 115-0 (P Charlton 35no, J Robson 72no) beat Bridlington 2nds 109 all out (G Miller 35, D Jeminson 4-49, M Charlton 3-32) by 10 wickets. Pts 16-1. Kirkby champions

Cloughton 153 all out (J Dudding 33, P Virr 25, K Keld 32, M Pallister 4-20, D Warters 3-58) beat *Sewerby 2nds 97 all out (J Dudding 4-23, M Bennett 4-27) by 56 runs. Pts 18-5. Cloughton runners-up.

*Snainton v Sherburn 117-5 (C Sanderson 60no, S Eyre 4-39) - rained off. Pts 7-6

*Wold Newton v Nawton Grange - match abandoned, ground too wet. Pts 5-5

*Wykeham v Brompton - match abandoned, ground too wet. Pts 5-5

Division B

*Cayton 2nds 22-1 v Forge Valley 2nds 115 all out (G Gibson 29, J Flinton 24, S Glave 5-40) – rained off. Pts 10-6

*Fylingdales 193-7 (M Spagnolo 66, B Heyes 56, M Dove 4-61) beat Staxton 2nds 185-7 (T Nicholson 60, G Rawson 43, M Pearson 42, M Cairns 5-30) by 8 runs. Pts 17-7. Staxton 2nds relegated.

*Grindale v Settrington - match abandoned, ground too wet. Pts 5-5

*Scalby 214-7 (T Barton 59, P Beard 46) v Lockton – rained off. Pts 10-8

Division C

*Cloughton 2nds v Wykeham 2nds - match abandoned, ground too wet. Pts 5-5

Duncombe Park 2nds 181-7 (B Wheldon 32, J Lascelles 64, J Richardson 4-45) beat Ganton 74 all out (D Dunn 3-21, C Ford 3-11) by 107 runs. Pts 19-3. Duncombe Park promoted.

*Scarborough 3rds v Hospitals – Hospitals could not raise a team. Pts 20-0. Scarborough 3rds champions, Hospitals relegated.

*Seamer 2nds 22-5 (J Wainwright 3-7) v Scalby 2nds 108 all out (C Plant 3-18) rained off. Pts 10-8

Thornton Dale 185-6 (L White 46, T Hunt 32, C Headlam 38no, I Farrow 24, L Oliver 3-41) beat *Staithes 2nds 184 all out (M Sanderson 57, L Oliver 63, C Headlam 5-62) by 4 wickets. Pts 19-7.

Derwent Valley League

Division A

Ravenscar 38-0 (J Bayes 24no) beat Sherburn 2nds 36 all out (W Warwick 5-15, Jish Rewcroft 3-19) by 10 wickets. 20-0. Ravenscar promoted.

Heslerton 2nds 171-4 (J Howden 79no, M Spaven 56) v *Forge Valley 3rds - rain stopped play after 32 overs. 8-7.

Fylingdales 2nds 118-6 (R Hutton 38, S Appleby 3-8) v *Brompton 2nds - rain stopped play after 35 overs. 6-8.

Oriel v Ebberston 2nds - abandoned, pitch too wet. 5-5. Ebberston 2nds champions.

*Whitby 3rds v Muston - ground too wet for play. 5-5.

Division B

*Seamer 3rds 45-3 (J Moore 28no) beat Snainton 2nds 42 all out (K Vasey 8-14) by 7 wickets. 19-1.

*Flamborough 2nds 145 all out (A Dixon 34, L Dixon 27, H Mudd 6-32) beat Kirkbymoorside 2nds 110 all out (H Mudd 41, L Dixon 4-18, A Stadler 3-22) by 35 runs. 17-6.

Great Habton 255-6 (J Lumley 44, R Richardson 59, W Curtis 76, M Rusbridge-Burns 3-35) beat *Sewerby 4ths 175 all out (R Bartram Snr 30, M Rusbridge-Burns 43, W Curtis 4-50) by 80 runs. 20-7.

*Flixton 3rds v Sewerby 3rds - draw, ground too wet. 5-5. Sewerby 3rds promoted.

*Lockton 2nds v Bridlington 3rds - draw, ground too wet, 5-5.

Division C

*Nawton Grange 2nds 161-5 (I Ward 41, J Lush 66no) beat Ganton 2nds 159 all out (L Cousins 91no, G Bentley 3-41) by 5 wickets. Nawton Grange promoted.

*Ravenscar 2nds v Filey 2nds - ground too wet for play. 5-5.

*Hunmanby v Valley Bar Nomads - ground too wet for play. 5-5.

*Scalby 3rds v Thornton Dale 3rds - ground too wet for play. 5-5.

*Thornton Dale 2nds v Wold Newton 2nds - ground too wet for play. 5-5. Wold Newton champions.

*Muston 2nds v Wykeham 3rds - ground too wet for play. 5-5.

Cayton 3rds (20pts) beat Forge Valley 4ths - Valley unable to raise a side, deducted 5 points and fined £20 as per league rules.