Hesp is the hero in Scalby win

Cricket action
Cricket action

Scalby collected their first win of the Beckett League Premier Division season when they beat Mulgrave by 40 runs.

Knocks in the 30s from Ryan Labuschagne and James Ledden took Scalby forward, before Tynan Economou's late 42 not out pushed their tally onto 147-6.

Paul Hesp then took control with the ball, as his 5-18 reduced Mulgrave to 107-8.

Flixton 2nds lead the way at the top of the table after a second win of the campaign when they saw off Nawton Grange by 14 runs.

Rob Lacey's impressive 81 carried Flixton to a solid score of 169-7 from their overs. He was joined by 38 from Will Hutchinson, while Nick Thornicroft claimed figures of 3-51.

Juston Palmer's 27 and 37 not out from James Greenlay kept Grange on track, but figures of 4-18 from Lee Elvidge made sure they dropped off the pace with just two overs left.

Seamer are also looking good at the head of the pile after they edged out Heslerton by two wickets.

After three early blows due to the efforts of Adam Morris and Liam Bennett, Paul Bowes' half century, 32 from Malc Spaven and 26 not out from Tom Benthall carried Heslerton on to 142-7.

Dave Graham forced Seamer off to a useful start with 31, Greg Chadwick, using a runner due to injury, then took charge after a flurry of wickets and helped Seamer over the line with an unbeaten 49.

Three wickets each from Bowes and Andy Slaughter pushed them close, but a four from Chadwick with just three balls left made sure of the win.

In Division One, Ian Cousins had a fine first outing of the season for Grindale as they beat Thornton Dale by two wickets.

Cousins gunned down Dale for just 59 with amazing figures of six wickets for seven runs.

Colin Lockwood then bagged 7-31 in the second half of the game, but Cousins' 26 made sure of Grindale's tight victory.

Staxton 2nds got off the mark with a victory by six wickets against Wykeham.

Ethan Pashby hit a half century and James Bryant made 26 as Wykeham recorded 153-8.

Sean Pinder was Staxton's top bowler with 4-26.

Craig Hill's 43 and Jack Pinder's 26 allowed Staxton to finish the job with 20 balls left.

Ravenscar moved off to a winning start when they beat Forge Valley 2nds by 26 runs.

They did look in troble at the interval, as Shaun Topham's 3-11 and 3-27 from youngster Arthur Aston took them out for just 122. Jish Rewcroft scoring an unbeaten 37.

Rewcoft then continued his impressive day with 5-23 and Will Warwick chipped in with 3-25, as Andy Toal's 26 and John Flinton's 21 were in vain for Valley.

Loan hero Matthew Southwell produced a telling contribution as Ganton beat Sewerby 2nds by eight wickets.

Harry Gunning hit 36 in Sewerby's 110, which was brought to an end by Southwell, on loan from Wold Newton, who took 3-0 from four balls.

Unbeaten scores in the 30s from Greg Mills and Alastair Limb guided Ganton to the victory.

Ebberston 2nds wrapped up a win by 73 runs against Scarborough 3rds.

Ben Rowe caused problems for Ebberston with his 3-46, but 57 from Eddie Swiers and 22 from Joe Tyson took them on to 153-6.

Spin twins Sam Hardy and former Scarborough man Jordan Welford then took 3-8 and 3-26 respectively to slow the response to 80-9.

Division Three saw Kirkbymoorside gain a derby success against Nawton Grange 2nds.

Marton Charlton was the mainstay of Kirkby's 214-6 as he made 71, while there were teling contributions in the 20s from James Magson, Jordan Thackeray and Howard Mudd.

Tom Clements took 3-18, before striking 28 not out in Grange's reply, but Mudd's 4-17 and Ben Magson's 3-8 made sure they dropped to 91-9.

Flamborough looked to be in a good position before the rain came in their game against Seamer 2nds.

Andy and Luke Dixon were both unbeaten on 48 as they had taken Flamborough to 107-0, but the weather intervened.

Ryedale's Dave Cowton had hit 39 and Neil had played his way to 27 when their game against Flixton 3rds was abandoned with the score on 130-6.

In Division Five, Forge Valley 3rds looked poised for victory before the weather curtailed the day's action.

Ganton 2nds had been bowled out for 42 by Andy Morrell's 5-8, but during the interval the weather closed the play.