Beckett League: Staithes too good for Filey

A Fylingdales batsman has his stumps re-arranged during his side's defeat to Bridlington 2nds

A Fylingdales batsman has his stumps re-arranged during his side's defeat to Bridlington 2nds

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Staithes claimed a five-wicket success over Filey in the Beckett League Premier Division.

The home side struggled with the bat and were sent back to the pavilion with a total of just 95 on the board.

Simon Bowes was the all-round star for Staithes, taking three wickets in addition to Tom Steyert’s 4-24, then hitting 37 not out in a successful run chase that ended on 99-5.

Bottom of the table Mulgrave failed to build on last week’s maiden top flight victory when they were humbled by Cayton.

The strugglers were bundled out with just 47 to their name, Tom Ward helping himself to 5-12.

Harry Holden (27no) then led Cayton to 52-1 in reply as they cruised to a 20-point haul and a comfortable success.

Fylingdales were knocked off the top of Division Two when they lost by five wickets at Bridlington 2nds.

Barry Heyes’ side made 118-9 as a number of batsmen including Chris Shrimpton (28 not out), Guy Shrimpton (26) and Duncan Steele (25), made starts but failed to progress to big scores.

Callum Battams claimed 4-21 and Mike Tate 3-36 for the hosts before Andy Leeson struck an unbeaten 58 to guide them to a winning total of 120-5.

Calvin Roche hit 55 not out as Sewerby 2nds made 110 all out at Ravenscar, a score that enabled them to win the game by 49 runs.

Jish Rewcroft (3-19) and John Murrell (3-26) impressed with the ball for the villagers as they restricted the away side to what looked like an achievable total.

Ravenscar were bundled out for just 61 however, Rewcroft’s 21 the pick of their batting efforts.

Jake Hatton was in unplayable form for the victors, taking 6-10 which included a hat-trick, helping his side claim top spot in the league standings.

In Division Five, struggling Ravenscar 2nds recorded just their second win of the campaign when they saw off Forge Valley 3rds.

Ravenscar have struggled with the bat so far this season, but Andy Edgar (39) and John Morrison (30) helped the visitors compile a useful total of 173-9.

Valley were always well in the game, but eventually fell just short, being bowled out for 160 as John Nelson returned 4-34.

Tim Farrant (53), Richard Curtis (44) and Dale Tomlinson (39) all impressed with the bat but their efforts evenutally proved in vain.