Staxton CC sweep aside rivals Heslerton to take top spot in AndyHire Scarborough Evening Cricket League

Staxton CC moved into the sole leadership of AndyHire Scarborough Evening Cricket League Division A after their seven-wicket home win against title rivals Heslerton on Tuesday night.

By Andy Bloomfield
Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 10:36 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 10:39 am
Brett Cunningham struck a superb 98no for Scalby
Brett Cunningham struck a superb 98no for Scalby

The visitors posted 129-6, with skipper Kristian Wilkinson (38), Rich Malthouse (37) and Gary Hall (31) all impressing while Linden Gray and Andy Holtby took a couple of wickets apiece.

Chris Dove's superb 59no from 41 balls, including 10 fours, steered Staxton a comfortable win, Adam Hargreaves adding 27.

Harry Walmsley's swashbuckling 84 from just 48 balls powered Folkton & Flixton to a seven-wicket win at home to Brompton to move into second spot.

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Kristian Wilkinson hit 38 as Heslerton lost to title rivals Staxton

Aaron Fox struck 26no as Brompton posted 130-6, Max Harland adding 22.

In reply Walmsley then smashed nine fours and four sixes in his match-winning knock, Will Hutchinson adding 33.

Scarborough skipper Breidyn Schaper shone once again, hammering a superb 89 from just 37 balls, including six sixes and eight fours, as the hosts breezed to a 38-run home win against Seamer & Irton.

Charlie Hopper also chipped in with 32 as the hosts posted 166-5, Adam Morris taking two wickets.

Harry Walmsley struck a superb 84 for Folkton & Flixton

Martin Harding took 2-5 as Seamer replied with 128-7, opener Gregg Chadwick top-scoring with 42.

Brett Cunningham's excellent unbeaten 98 helped Scalby to a four-run home success against Ebberston, Ben Lockey also hitting a brilliant 90 for the visitors.

Cunningham hammered 10 fours and five sixes in his 59-ball stay at the crease, Gregor Fraser adding 45 and Matty Jones 25no as they racked up 171-2 from 14 overs.

Lockey also scored a cracking 90 as Ebberston fell agonisingly short of their target with 167-4, Jon Mason adding 28 and Fraser taking 2-48.

Breidyn Schaper was on top form Scarborough CC once again

Sean Exley's magnificent unbeaten 101 helped Cloughton storm to an 83-run win at Division B leaders Snainton.

Ben Rowe added 27 and Mark Pryce 23 as Cloughton posted 189-3

Rowe and Wayne Aziz then snapped up two wickets apiece as the hosts were pegged back to 106-6, opener Mike Linsley top-scored with 29 and Tom Poor added 21no.

Second-placed Ebberston B took full advantage with a dramatic last-ball three-wicket home win against Folkton & Flixton B/

Reece Wilson struck 42no as Flixton posted 97-3.

Two wickets apiece from Charlie Sherlock, Fin Ward and Damon Gormley kept Flixton in the game, but Matthew King's 34no guided Ebberston to a winning 98=-7 from the last ball of the match.

Ganton are on the same points as Ebberston B in second spot after their three-wicket success at Filey.

Wykeham boosted their hopes of beating the drop with a 28-run home victory against basement club Sherburn.

Opener Ezra Pashby's composed 49no steered the hosts to 136-5, with support from George Jackson (27) and Chris Kirkham-Knowles (20).

Phil Pickard was the top Sherburn bowler with 3-27, Ash Oldroyd taking 2-22.

Sherburn only made it to 108-4 in reply, Daley Wharton hitting 29no and Jordon Wharton.

Teenager Harry Pinder struck a superb 75 as Forge Valley powered to a 157-run Division C win at eight-man Muston.

Christian Reddish also hit 44, Charlie Baldwin 25no and Steven Bates 20no as Valley racked up a massive 206-4, Kyle Orange taking three wickets.

Leighton Bailey, Tom Knight and Dan Boyle then took two wickets apiece as Muston were skittled for 49 in 7.7 overs, Orange top-scoring with 27.

Charlie Geall's superb spell of 4-32 failed to save Scalby B from a 31-run loss at promotion rivals Seamer & Irton B.

Connor Myerscough top-scored with 54no as Seamer posted 161-6, Dan Jewitt adding 31 and David Graham 27.

Opener Josh Lowe then hit a cracking 67 in reply, but was offered little support as Scalby made it to 130-5.

Cayton won by 60 runs at Ravenscar to stay on top of Division C.