Good start for village sides in Evening League

Bridlington and District Evening League
Bridlington and District Evening League

Bewholme, Burton Agnes and Grindale made winning starts as the Bridlington and District Evening League got underway on Thursday.

After winning the toss at Sewerby in the Division One Cup, Bewholme chose to bat and Tim Atkin and Lee Rodmell both made 36 not out as they racked up 132-5.

That was too much for the hosts, who ended on 90-4, with Sam Wragg also hitting 36.

Luke Ramsay (56) and Will Norman (47 not out) were the star performers for Burton Agnes as they beat Driffield by 15 runs after scoring 128-5.

Grindale won a nail-biting opener at North Dalton. Andy Smith top scored for the visitors with 23 as Jack Riby claimed 3-22.

North Dalton got close, but couldn’t get over the line and ended on 98-7 despite George Drury’s half-century.

All-rounder Richard Brigham stole the show for Middleton as they beat Wold Newton by four wickets in the first round of Division Two Cup matches.

He took 3-4 to limit the home side to 84 all out and then scored 34 in the successful reply.

Driffield Academy were too strong for Rudston and Kilham and eased to a 53-run win.

Sam Pallant top scored with 43 and was back up by Jamie Hopper (26) and Robbie Milner (27) to set a total of 136-7. Josh Dawson hit 63 out of Rudston’s 83 but Hopper added three wickets to his impressive personal display.

Driffield RUFC conceded their game to Flamborough.

In the Division Three Cup, all three away sides enjoyed victories.

Barmston looked like they would buck the trend when openers Lyndon Warcup (82no) and Stephen kitching (30no) put on an unbroken stand of 115 but Hutton Cranswick chased it down, losing only two wickets.

Adam Wooley added 27 and Gary Robb was unbeaten on 35 as they got to the finish line.

Sam Edmundson hit 32 for Globe but North Frodingham’s bowlers shared out the wickets to dismiss the Bridlington side for 107.

Robbie Burniston had 4-33 and James Dunning and Andy Inns claimed two wickets apiece.

Inns’ 48 not out led Frod to victory by seven wickets, Matty Richardson adding 33

Trinity won by 26 runs at Wetwang after posting 113-7 from their 18 overs.

Ward made 58 and Jack Ibbotson 30, as Harvey Thompson (3-25) was the pick of the hosts’ bowlers.

Taylor, Branch, Ibbotson and Dean Welch all chipped in with wickets as Wetwang were all out for 87, Lawson top-scoring with 23.