Unbeaten century stand gets visitors off the mark

Sewerby's Robin Coates batting v Malton & Old Malton
Sewerby's Robin Coates batting v Malton & Old Malton

A century stand saw Malton and Old Malton to their first win of the season in York Senior League Division One, beating hosts Sewerby by eight wickets.

Stephen Linsley (85no) and William Spencer (58no) were unbeaten in a third wicket stand of 136 after the visitors were 28/2 chasing the home side’s 163 all out.

Bridlington's Casey Rudd hit a century against Folkton & Flixton

Bridlington's Casey Rudd hit a century against Folkton & Flixton

Casey Rudd, having missed out by just two runs last week, made a century for Bridlington as they scored 279/7 against Folkton and Flixton, Nick Tennant (55) also contributing to the biggest total, of the day in the division.

That was despite 5-57 from Jamie Nesfield.

The visitors, led by Nick Zakrzewski (66) and Anthony Stones (50), made 231/6 in reply but the draw did little to improve either sides chances of a top four finish.

Grindale made light of their current player shortage as they earned a five-wicket win against Settrington in Beckett League Division A.

Ian Cousins took 3-21 as Settrington were skittled for 106 and he then top-scored with 31 as his side earned victory despite fine bowling from John Huntsman, 4-28.

Wold Newton won by 31 runs at Cayton 2nds. Charles Gray (52), M Southwell (48), Oli West (41no) and S Moore (32no) guided Newton to 218/3.

In reply Cayton reached 187-7, Jes Riley scoring 66, Si Glave 39 and Simon Stubbs 37no, with A Moore taking 3-42.

Steve Husband (4-7) and Mark Estill (3-2) bowled Fylingdales to a five-wicket home win against Bridlington 2nds in Division B. Elliott Traves struck an undefeated 45 as Brid were dismissed for 82, and despite fine bowling from Andy Clay (3-17), Chris Hurworth’s 27 helped edge Fylingdales to victory.

Ganton were in the runs again, this time at home against Sewerby 2nds. Rob Gretton blazed 65, Anthony Allison made 53, Richard Bannister 45 and Alistair Limb 27 as Ganton racked up 245/7.

Joel Sarup’s 4-12 and Limb, completing a fine personal performance with 3-36, eased the hosts to a resounding 160-run win.

Derwent Valley League Division A Leaders Kirkbymoorside chalked up another comfortable win, this time triumphing by 120 runs at Wold Newton 2nds.

James Magson led the way with an excellent 93 not out as the Moorsiders were all out for 172, Dave Stockdale taking 3-24 and Gordon Taylor 4-41.

Howard Mudd then grabbed 3-7 and Jamie Harper 3-16 as Newton slumped to 52 all out despite 25 from Dave Cullen.

Keith Eddon’s 3-4 helped Lockton earn a nine-wicket win at home to ailing Sewerby 3rds. The visitors were shot out for 33 and Lockton eased home for the loss of one wicket.