BECKETT LEAGUE / Filey wrap up Premier Division title

Filey wrapped up the Scarborough Beckett League Premier Division title on the final day of the season.

Sunday, 9th September 2018, 8:55 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th September 2018, 9:36 pm
Filey celebrate winning the Beckett League Premier Division. Picture by Steve Lilly.

David Brannan's Filey side needed to beat in-form Ebberston at home to seal the title, and they did that in comfortable fashion.

The hosts bowled Ebberston out for just 93, Callum Ferrie taking 6-35 and Josh Dawson 3-15.

Filey then made it to 94-5, Adam Ditchburn hitting 33 before Tom Fitzgerald finished unbeaten on 20, Cooper Barnes taking 4-32.

Champions Staxton did their part on the final day by beating already relegated Thornton Dale, only to fall short of the title.

David Morris took 5-17 and spinner Elliott Cooper 4-32 as Dale crumbled to 99 all out.

Andy Dove then hit 50 and Jack Pinder 31 as Staxton cruised to 100-3, Matthew Todd chipping in with 2-22.

Scalby finished with a 41-run victory at Nawton Grange.

Aussie Lachlan Cooke hit 89 in Scalby's 163-9, Wayne Dawson taking 3-34 and Adam Durrant 3-49.

James Deaves then took 3-25 as Grange were 122 all out, Charlie Allott hitting 37 not out.

Seamer grabbed a three-wicket win against already-relegated Forge Valley.

Alex Glass hit 51 and James Fox 26 not out in Valley's 155-9, Paul Greenhough taking 3-18 and Craig Baker 3-19.

Mitch Fisher then hit 32 not out and Gregg Chadwick 32, while Dave Graham added 27 not out in Seamer's 158-7, Matty Nettleton taking 4-10 including a hat-trick.

Cayton edged to a 19-run success against Heslerton.

Tom Ward hit 31 and David Walker 28 in Cayton's 159-8, slow bowler Dan Jeminson taking 4-26.

Harry Holden then claimed 4-28 and with support from Simon Glave (2-30) and James Ward (2-35) as Heslerton were all out for 140, Sam Triffitt hitting 79.

Staithes beat Mulgrave in their end-of-season derby encounter.

Mulgrave posted 155-9, Alfie Jacobs hitting 67 not out, Simon Bowes (4-36) and Jeff Morrison (3-28) doing the damage with the ball.

Morrison then hit 56 not out, Ben Hoggarth also remaining unbeaten on 54 as Chris Morrison hit 40 as Staithes cruised to 157-1.


*Filey 94-5 (Adam Ditchburn 33, Ryan Baldry 22, Tom Fitzgerald 20no, Cooper Barnes 4-32) beat Ebberston 93 all out (Cooper Barnes 22, Callum Ferrie 6-35, Josh Dawson 3-13) by 5 wkts. Pts 22:3

Cayton 159-8 (Tom Ward 31, David Walker 28, Dan Jeminson 4-26) beat *Heslerton 140 all out (Sam Triffitt 79, Harry Holden 4-28, Simon Glave 2-30, James Ward 2-35) by 19 runs. Pts 22:7

Staithes 157-1 (Jeff Morrison 56no, Ben Hoggarth 54no, Chris Morrison 40) beat *Mulgrave 155-9 (Alfie Jacobs 67no, Simon Bowes 4-36, Jeff Morrison 3-28) by 9 wkts. Pts 20:6

Scalby 163-9 (Lachlan Cooke 89, Wayne Dawson 3-34, Adam Durrant 3-49) beat *Nawton Grange 122 all out (Charlie Allott 37no, James Deaves 3-25) by 41 runs. Pts 22:7

*Seamer 158-7 (Mitch Fisher 32no, Gregg Chadwick 32, Dave Graham 27no, Matty Nettleton 4-10 inc hat-trick) beat Forge Valley 155-9 (Alex Glass 51, James Fox 26no, Paul Greenhough 3-18, Craig Baker 3-19) by 3 wkts. Pts 20:9

Staxton 100-3 (Andy Dove 50, Jack Pinder 31, Matthew Todd 2-22) beat *Thornton Dale 99 all out (David Morris 5-17, Elliott Cooper 4-32) by 7 wkts. Pts 22:2