Champs close in


South Lincolnshire and Border League

DEFENDING champions Billingboroughj took the opportunity to close in on the top two in Division One with a 20 point victory over Sleaford 2nd.

Steve Scott put in a man of the match performance for Billingborough with an innings of 65 not out before taking four Sleaford wickets.

Stamford Town moved to the top of the division following a 20 point win over Bourne 2nd. Former leaders Spalding were without a game.

Welby consolidated their lead in Division Two with victory over Cavaliers, with Boston 2nd now 15 points behind despite a good win over fellow challengers Stamford Town 2nd.

And Heckington continued their good run, beating Blankney, Chris Morley hitting the division’s only half century.


Division One

Bourne 2nd 71, Stamford Town 72-1; Woodhall Spa 2nd 113, Skegness 2nd 114-6; Grantham 187-5, Moulton Harrox 154; Billingborough 208-5 (Scott 65no), Sleaford 2nd 94

Division Two

Heckington 159-9 (Morley 63), Blankney 95; Stamford Town 2nd 96 (Deans 5-10), Boston 2nd 97-7 (Birch 5-16); Billingborough 2nd 101-9, Spalding 2nd 103-6; Cavaliers 111, Welby 112-4; Baston v Moulton Harrox – cancelled, rain

Division Three

Pinchbeck 136-9, Claypole 137-8; Welby 2nd 102 (Sumner 54), Grantham 2nd 103-2; Burgh & District v Friskney – cancelled, waterlogged pitch; Timberland v Spalding 3rd – cancelled, waterlogged pitch