Windsore enjoy a winning start to new season

PUBLISHED: 09:11 12 June 2015 | UPDATED: 09:11 12 June 2015

The Windsor Castle made a winning start to the new Weston Midweek League season.

THE Windsor Castle enjoyed a winning start to the Weston Midweek League Division 1 season with a 20-run victory over East Huntspill.

Disney with 36 and debutant Mawford with 31 helped the Castle 114-6, with Andrew Chedzey taking 2-22. Chedzey then scored 23, as did Ian Cooke, in Huntspill’s reply of 94, with Ash Allan taking 3-32.

The Strollers achieved the unusual distinction of having two centurions in the same innings as they posted 232-2 against the Bar Stewards. Simon Green made 102 not out and John Davidson exactly 100 not out, with Dave Fairhurst claiming the two wickets to fall at a cost of 46.

In reply, Neil Chadwick top scored with 44, but with James Holt taking 3-17 and Nick Osborne 2-20, the match ended with an emphatic win for the Strollers.

Against Lympsham Airways, M Fox (44) and George Chapman (42) scored the bulk of the runs in Athletico’s total of 104 all out, Jack Luff with 3-12 and Adam Micklewhite 3-15 were the leading wicket-takers. Gary Hutton made 24 and Dave Luff 32 not out as the Airways sealed victory.

In Division 2, the Parpagon Carriers started their season with two victories, the first being a 48-run defeat of the Presidents.

Batting first, the Carriers scored 178-4 with Ashley Joyner making 78. A Platt anchored the reply with 47, but Ian Joyner snapped up four wickets at a cost of 33 as the Presidents were all out 130.

The second win came with a nine-wicket victory over the Cleeve Ducks. Batting first, the Ducks hit a respectable total of 148-8, with Andrew Marshall making 43.

The reply was led by Geraint Reynolds, who followed up his bowling figures of 5-27 with an undefeated 79, with Maxwell Joyner contributing 55 not out.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

More from Weston Mercury

A plan to build retirement homes, which upset villagers, has been approved by Sedgemoor District Council.

Read more
10 minutes ago

Winscombe Ladies returned from Exeter with a narrow defeat in their sixth league match of the season.

Read more
11 minutes ago

Weston suffered a narrow defeat when they travelled to Bath for the second time in as many weeks.

Read more
37 minutes ago

St Andrews defeated Bristol by eight shots to reach the last 32 of the national Egham Trophy.

Read more

Uphill Badminton Club suffered a loss, draw and a victory in the last week of league matches.

Read more

Worlebury angler Jack Reynolds won his zone at the penultimate Veals Winter League match held at Littleton-upon-Severn.

Read more

Latest results and scores from the skittle alleys in the area.

Read more

Latest tables from the Weston men’s and mixed league.

Read more

Weston’s best businesses will see their outstanding efforts celebrated at an awards ceremony which will ‘shine a light’ on the town’s success stories.

Read more

North Somerset Council insists its commercial investment decisions are based on a ‘sound business case’ after the authority spent more than £50million on acquisitions this year.

Read more

Most Read Sport

Read Online

Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 9°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists