Dobson punishes former team-mates

Sewerby v Driffield 2nds
Sewerby v Driffield 2nds

Alec Drury (4-33) and Nicky Johnson (4-35) were both to the fore as Driffield Town 2nds dismissed Sewerby 1sts for 105 before Ben Dobson followed last week’s century with an unbeaten 72 as the visitors eased to victory for the loss of only four wickets.

Bridlington’s Richard Lount was the only other batsmen to make a half-century in York Senior League Division One, but his effort was in vein as Pickering Town won by five wickets on the east coast.

Sewerby 3rds batting v Hospital/Rugby Club

Sewerby 3rds batting v Hospital/Rugby Club

Nick Tennant made 38 in the home side’s total of 134, Kieran Bowes picking up five wickets and Ryan Boyes three for the visitors.

Tom Sigsworth (35) and Colin Frank (28) were the main contributors to the successful chase as Will Hall (3-48) attempted to keep his side in the contest.

In Beckett League Division A, Grindale claimed a thrilling six-run win against Brompton.

James Dawson, 46, and Mark Purvis, 28, led Grindale to 126 all out, Pete Webster and James Bruce taking three wickets each for Brompton.

Nick Tennant batting for Bridlington 1sts v Pickering CC

Nick Tennant batting for Bridlington 1sts v Pickering CC

Tom Pateman’s 58 looked to have put Brompton on the path to victory, but Ben Jackson’s 6-30 along with 3-25 by Ian Cousins saw Grindale snatch victory by a narrow margin.

Staxton 2nds cruised to a 166-run home win against Sewerby 2nds in Division B.

Ryan Hargreaves and brother Adam shone with the bat for the hosts, Ryan hitting a superb 88 and Adam 41, while James Armstrong chipped in with 38.

Ten-man Sewerby were then dismissed for 57, J Grover taking 3-15.

Bowlers dominated in the five games to survive the wet weather in the Derwent Valley Cricket League on Saturday.

Marcus Edwards and A Paikwad took 4-10 and 4-7 respectively as Hospitals/Rugby Club skittled visitors Sewerby 3rds in Division A for only 19 runs.

The visitors knocked off the required runs for the loss of just one wicket.

Veteran all-rounders Pete Hill and John Sowden shone with bat and ball as Flixton 3rds won by 32 runs at Wold Newton 2nds.

Hill and Sowden both struck 43 as Flixton reached 121/8, Tim Lazenby bagging 4-30 for the hosts.

Will Gray, 21, was the only home batsman to shine as his side slumped to 89 all out, Hill taking 4-12 and Sowden 3-17.