Starting with the first team who pulled away from the bottom spot with a home victory over beamish. Beamish batted first and were bowled out for 99. With James Messer 1 for 27, Chris Valance 1 for 29, Connor Henderson 4 for 15 and Derrick Steinberg 2 for 25.
After tea, Neil Matthew's 50 not out, Steve Hutchinson 3 and Luke Ricardson 36 not out. Saw us over the line.
The seconds had a double weekend. Facing Beamish and Kibblesworth.
On saturday we beat Beamish by 74 runs. We batted first making 138 all out. Scott Gillan 7, Lee Johnson 17, Ralph Richardson 52, Scott Taylor 1 Grant Wilson 11, Ben Mummary 1, Iain Hughes 4, Adam Bell 8, James Bell 13, Ian Kitching 1 not out. After tea we bowled out Beamish for 64. With S Taylor 2 for 21, James Bell 2 for 13, Grant Wilson 2 for 14 and Ian Kitching 1 for 10.
On sunday, we took on Kibblesworth in a top of the table clash, we came out victorious in a close game. Kibblesworth batted first and were bowled out for 93. With Scott Taylor 4 for 17, James Bell 0 for 16, Kieran Burrell 5 for 13, Connor Henderson 1 for 23 and James Messer 0 for 2. We them lost 8 wickets in the chase, as we passed the total in the last over. Michael Williamson 11, Tom Rennie 14, Connor Henderson 0, Scott Taylor 79, James Messer 5, Scott Gillan 8, Kieran Burrell 5, Colin Henderson 4, Ben Mummary 8 not out, Grant Wilson 4 not out. And James Bell DNB. This maintains our position as joint top of division 2.