BECKETT PREMIER: Stu Neilson stars in Filey win over Cloughton
A five-star display by spin wizard Stu Neilson steered Filey to an eight-wicket home win against Cloughton.
Stalwart Neilson finished with superb figures of 5-26 in 8.4 overs as Cloughton were dismissed for 142 in 37.4 overs.
Dan Jeminson weighed in with 3-21 from his 10 overs and Josh Dawson 2-36.
Only a determined 48 from Josh Rewcroft took the visitors past double figures, skipper Jack Hakings the next highest scorer with 24.
Craig Sanderson then secured the win for Filey with an undefeated 60, Ryan Baldry adding a powerful 37 as the win was sealed from just 23.5 overs, Dawson adding 17 and skipper David Brannan 16 not out.
Scalby kept their cool to earn a three-wicket win at Seamer & Irton from the second ball of the final over.
Paul Hesp, James Deaves and Liam Cousins bagged two wickets apiece as the host side made 162-9 from their 45 overs.
Anthony Jenkinson top-scored with 48 for Seamer while skipper Gregg Chadwick and number 10 bat Rory Skelton hit 27 and 25 not out respectively.
Opener Brad Walker (43) got Scalby off to a solid start but Gregor Fraser’s 65 helped them to victory, despite fine bowling from Gaz Lawton (4-29).
Ebberston eased to a nine-wicket victory at home to Staxton.
Eddie Swiers took 3-19 as Staxton struggled to 105 all out from 40.2 overs, Matthew Fudge top-scoring with 40no.
Ben Lockey’s 63, allied to 28 from Jon Mason, saw Ebberston secure the win from 22.2 overs, Mason the only wicket to fall.
Staithes coasted to a 91-run home triumph against Brompton.
Brad Lewis hit 51 and John Ward 36 as Staithes were dismissed for 167 from 42 overs, Aaron Fox taking 4-25 and Toby McGill 3-34.
But Chris Morrison (3-6), Stuart Theaker (3-17) and Simon Bowes (3-22) then teamed up to skittle Brompton for just 76 in 32.2 overs.
Cayton’s bowlers helped them recover from being 105 all out to earn a 57-run win at Bridlington 2nds.
Harry Holden’s 24 down the order proved crucial for Cayton, as Callum Battams took 4-24, while Simon Leeson took 3-6.
The hosts then slumped to 48 all out as Stu Pickard’s outstanding 5-20 and Holden’s 3-18 ripped the heart out of the Brid batting order.