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point now separates Woodhall Spa and Bracebridge
Heath at the top of the table after Lindum denied the top side maximum points while Bracebridge
recovered from a shaky start to defeat Market Rasen.
The game at
St Giles Avenue
saw Malinga Bandara hit an unbeaten 102 of Woodhall’s total of 218-7 while Jonny Miller took five wickets for the home side. Lindum, in
reply, lost early wickets and at 114-7 looked set for defeat but an
unbeaten 48 from Tom Lindsay, ably supported by Ryan Sneddon, saw the overs out
Lindum an extra three points that took them above Grantham after the league’s
newest team were unable to halt Louth’s winning run. Bowled out
for just 74 – Andy Carrington taking four wickets for just 24 runs off his 12
overs – Grantham went down fighting, reducing their opponents to 17-2 then 35-3 before Matt Hamilton and Graham West saw their side to a six
stayed third in the table, but had to battle for their 20 points at home to Grimsby. Having bowled their visitors out for 131,
Sleaford found themselves 26-5 with all their top order back in the pavilion, three wickets falling to Lee Charlton
and two to David Carr.
Burford contributed 28 then Kurt Colyn and Shaun Morris dug in to take the
total to 106 before Colyn fell to Carr for 32.
Morris, with 35, in partnership with Angus Youles then saw Sleaford to a
three wicket win.
Houghton hit the day’s second century with an unbeaten 111 for Skegness who
moved further away from relegation danger with a win over Spalding. The bottom side made 179-9, Josh
Newton with 50 and Brendan Young taking five wickets for Skegness before Houghton
and Sean Chamberlain, who hit 55, saw the seasiders to a nine wicket victory.
the local derby at Abbey Lawn after bowling Market Deeping out for 199 then
losing seven wickets before reaching their target, Carl Wilson seeing them home
with an unbeaten 63.
batted first at home to Market Rasen who reduced their opponents to 20-3, then 49-4. However, the
middle order held the innings together, Kit Spence with an unbeaten 62 and
Hymie Bentley with 47 which helped the final total to 221-8. In reply,
Rasen struggled to handle the bowling attack and were all out for 81, Brett
Houston with five wickets and Matt Carter taking three for 11 off seven overs.
The next league meeting is on September 16th at Lindum CC at 7.30pm.
View all scorecards by going into Matches then Results. Tables can be found under Competitions.