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Champs close in

Cricket

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.

Results:

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

 
 
 

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