CRICKET: Caythorpe are still searching for that elusive victory

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Lincoln Cricket League

Division One

Still searching for a win, Caythorpe were visited by Woodhall Spa 2nd who were playing their first game as their previous match was called off.

Batting first, Caythorpe made 148, with C. Catleugh top scoring on 56 as John Temperton took 4-27.

In reply, Woodhall lost four wickets before securing victory. Top scorer was Adam Barker with 42.

Division Two

Old Lincolnians were playing their fourth successive home game when taking on Billingborough Academy who had lost their previous two games after opening the season with back to back wins.

Batting first, the visitors made their worst total of the season, being bowled out for 91. Chris King was once again their top scorer with 35 as Darren Chester had figures of 6-2-7-3, supported by Mike Savage with 3-21.

Chester then top scored with 23 as the home side made their target inside 22 overs with five wickets in hand. Paul Goodwin was Billingborough’s best bowler with 2-17.

Division Three

Barkston and Syston recorded their first home victory while visitors Carholme remained winless.

With only nine players, Carholme were all out for 79 with Jack Dernley their top scorer on 21. For the home side, Adam Jameson took 3-15 off 10 and Steve Wilson 3-8 off 6.5.

When Barkston batted, it was not plain sailing as they lost five wickets before victory. This was due much to an unbeaten sixth wicket stand between Neil Jameson (12no) and Darren Glover (26no). For Carholme, Sam Shawley took 3-20.

Premier Trophy

Fulbeck with Ancaster the visitors. Having been put in to bat at home by local rivals Ancaster, Fulbeck were thankful for a knock of 59 from opener Travis Sawyer as he was the only batsmen to make double figures, as their innings closed on 107.

For Ancaster, Liam Probert took 3-27 and Nick Bottomley 2-5.

In reply, only two players made double figures for them with Probert making 39 and Will Harris 21.

With just 12 from the remaining 10 players, they were bowled out inside 27 overs for just 78.

For Fulbeck, both Travis Sawyer and Jake Pollard took 3-17.

Results: Premier – Boston v Middle Rasen (conceded), BBH 130-9 Revesby 132-2, Lindum v Hartsholme; Division One – Caythorpe 148 (C. Catleugh 56) Woodhall Spa 2nd 149-4, Sleaford Academy 116 Cherry Willingham 160-5; Division Two – Horncastle 61 Aisthorpe 56, Old Lincolnians 92-5 Billingborough 91, Owmby 112-1 BBH 2nd 110, Scothern 352-4 Blankney 80; Division Three – Barkston & Syston 81-5 Carholme 79, Waddington 112 Bassingham 124, Nettleham 2nd 97 Hykeham 98-3, Rustons 80 Market Rasen Dev 86-4; Premier Trophy – Heighington 124 Boston 2nd 125-2, Fulbeck 107 (T. Sawyer 59) Ancaster 78.