SLIDESHOW: Heslerton win 2014 Staxton Six-a-Side

Heslerton edged past Ebberston to win the 2014 Staxton Six-a-Side tournament as a big crowd flocked to watch the action in glorious sunshine.

Twelve clubs entered the popular tournament with Heslerton, Ebberston, Cayton and Scalby all making it out of the group stages and into the last four.



Eventual victors Heslerton beat Scalby in the first semi-final before Cayton were beaten by Ebberston in the second.

Staxton stalwart and presidentEdwin Cooper dished out the prizes after Heslerton had sealed victory in the final and secretary James Armstrong was quick to thank the sponsors and prize donors.

Armstrong said: “I have to say a big thank-you to all our sponsors, especially T P Willow for their generous donation of some excellent prizes.

“Everything went brilliantly on the day, well done to all the winners of team and individual awards.

“It was also nice to have the bench in memory of Alan Heelbeck in place at the ground a year on from his passing. A fitting tribute to Alan.”

Full list of winners:

Winners - Heslerton

Runners-up - Ebberston

Losing semi-finalists - Scalby and Cayton

Highest team score - Forge Valley - 107

Best fielding team - Forge Valley

Best turned out team - Flixton

Highest batting partnership - Harry Holden and Rhys Crowe (Cayton)

Best batsman - Rhys Crowe (Cayton) - 55 runs from his two innings

Best bowler - Marcus Eaton (Scalby), 3-11 from two overs

Best wicketkeeper - Michael Dawson (Heslerton)

Best fielder - Dan Simpson (Sherburn)

Best all-rounder - Ali Limb (Ganton)

Highest individual score - Jordan Wharton (Sherburn)

Biggest hit of the day - Aaron Lehman (Cloughton)

Most spectacular catch - Tom Bruce (Brompton)

Oldest player - Paul Virr (47)

Youngest player - Rich Bannister (16)