BECKETT PREMIER & DIV 1: Staithes sink Filey in top-of-the-table clash

Filey remain top of the Premier Division despite their one-wicket loss in a run-feast at Staithes, who are now only four points behind the leaders.

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 1:32 pm
Scalby v Staxton PHOTOS BY RICHARD PONTER

Craig Sanderson hammered 12 sixes and 10 fours in his superb 144 from 107 balls, while Aaron Howard (53no), Ryan Baldry (30) and skipper David Brannan (25)helped them to 277-7.

Chris Morrison’s 104 from just 70 balls, including nine sixes and seven fours, gave the hosts the ideal start, but Jamie Griffin’s 4-54 dragged Filey back into the contest.

Simon Bowes (69) and Dan Belsham (44) helped them dig deep, and an unbeaten last-wicket stand of 28 between Matthew Sanderson (18no) and Stuart Theaker (5no) saw them home with three balls and a wicket to spare.

Scalby v Staxton PHOTOS BY RICHARD PONTER

Ebberston won by 110 runs at title rivals Cayton.

Alex Machin’s 87, allied to Eddie Swiers’ 43no and 36 from Jon Mason fired them to 186-7, Stu Pickard taking 4-18.

Cayton’s reply never really got going as James Boyes took 3-18, Frankie Beal took 3-34 and Swiers 3-16 as the hosts were all out for 76 in 26.3 overs.

Fifteen-year-old leg-spinner Gregor Fraser’s superb spell of 5-9 helped Scalby stay in the title-chasing pack with a nine-wicket home win against Staxton.

Scalby v Staxton PHOTOS BY RICHARD PONTER

The visitors had no answer to Fraser’s skills, limping to 124 all out in 44.3 overs, Tom Pratt hitting 44.

Jon Barton then hit an excellent unbeaten 79 and Brad Walker 35no as Scalby eased home.

Gregg Chadwick’s undefeated 93 and an outstanding all-round bowling effort guided Seamer & Irton to a 118-run home win against Mulgrave.

Chadwick, allied to 23s from Dave Graham and Matty Morris helped the hosts to 188-6.

Gaz Lawton’s opening spell of 3-15, including two in two balls, along with 4-20 from Matty Morris and 2-9 by Adam Morris saw Mulgrave collapse to 70 all out.

Cloughton’s game at home to Bridlington 2nds was called off due to a wet ground.

Folkton & Flixton 2nds maintained their 100% record in Division One and top spot with a five-wicket win at home to Great Habton.

Charlie Colley took 3-19 and Noman Shabir and Lee Elvidge two wickets apiece as Habton struggled to 122 all out from 44.2 overs.

Skipper John Lumley top-scored with a careful 40 from 89 balls for Habton.

Flixton looked to be coasting to victory after fine work from openers Josh Till (48) and Jack Walmsley (20) but two wickets apiece from James Boyes and Tom Richardson dragged the visitors back into the game.

Skipper Cameron Anderson (18on) and Shabir (13no) kept their cool to steer Flixton to the victory.

Wykeham are in the promotion hunt after their four-wicket win at Heslerton in a low-scoring contest.

Sam Owen took 3-6 as Heslerton were skittled for just 74 in 27.5 overs, with Adam Eustace, Dave Pearson and Tom Owen also taking two wickets apiece for the visitors.

Wykeham looked to be heading for a shock loss as they slipped to 24-4 as the top four batsmen failed, Kristian Wilkinson’s stunning 3-9 from 10 overs giving Heslerton hope. But a knock of 31 from James Bryant and 15no from Eustace saw them home with 12.4 overs and four wickets to spare.

Thornton Dale are just five points behind Wykeham after working hard for their four-wicket win at Settrington.

Cameron Cooper took 3-24 from 10 overs, Paul Waring 3-28 and Iain Farrow 3-22 for Thornton as they dismissed Settrington for 111 in 41 overs.

Number eight batsman Ben Corner was the top-scorer with 29 from 26 balls for the home team.

Dale then slipped to 56-5 in reply and looked set to be heading for a surprise loss, Jack Corner and Bailey Shaw taking 2-26 and 2-14 respectively.

Skipper Tim Hunt steadied the ship with an undefeated 46 from 99 balls, sharing an unbeaten partnership of 57 for the sixth wicket with Tom Snowdon (19no from 47 deliveries) to wrap up the win with 113-6 from 42 overs.

Sherburn powered to a 91-run win at home to Sewerby thanks to a cracking 99 from Liam Scott.

Kyle Outhart added an impressive 68 and Jack Pickard 56 not out in their 242-4.

Michael Artley’s 85 not out was the mainstay of Sewerby’s reply, but he was offered very little support as the visitors made 151-6 in reply.

Daley Wharton, Jamie Thompson and Kev Lickes took two wickets each for the hosts.

Forge Valley’s home game against Cayton 2nds was cancelled.