Allsorts and Weston reach midweek league cup semi-finals

PUBLISHED: 09:18 30 June 2017

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Lympsham Allsorts and Weston both reached the semi-finals of the Weston Proper Job Midweek League Stephenson Memorial Cup.

Lympsham Allsorts breezed into the semi-finals of the Weston Proper Job Midweek League Stephenson Memorial Cup, with a seven-wicket win over the Strollers.

James Cannard took 3-3 and Will Conway 4-13 as the Strollers struggled to post a competitive total, eventually being dismissed for 67. The Allsorts reached their target for the loss of three wickets with Ed Lewis making 33 not out.

Weston joined them in the semi-finals after beating Cleeve Ducks in a high-scoring match. Batting first,Weston scored 175-4 with Tom Ford being the main contributor. Cleeve’s reply was based around Leighton Grant, but they fell 18 runs short albeit with six wickets in hand.

In Division 1, Hone-Milnes top scored with 49 not out as Uphill Castle totalled 140 all out. In reply, Weston were always just a little short of the required run rate finishing on 129-9 with Jermaine Jones taking 2-28.

Jack Luff top scored with 70 as Lympsham Airways made 146-6 against Uphill Castle. Hone-Milne took 1-9 and K Ward 3-25. Tom Llewellyn made 66 not out and Steve Phillips 49 as Uphill recorded an impressive eight-wicket win.

The Stroller’s batsmens struggles continued as they were dismissed for 63 against Uphill Castle who knocked off the required runs with the loss of three wickets with George Chapman making 40.

Uphill Castle’s winning run came to an end as they suffered an eight-wicket defeat at the hands of the Lympsham Allsorts. Batting first, Uphill posted an impressive 169-4 with Belcher top scoring with 78, with Rich Coles taking 2-31.

Jamie Howson led the reply with 73 and reached their target for the loss of just two wickets, Steve Phillips taking one of those at a cost of 31.

In Division 2, Darryl Reynolds with 66 and Max Joyner with 34 were the main contributors as the Parpagon Carriers made 155-7 against the Presidents, Steve Price taking 3-30. In reply, M Lawrence made 26 but Sunil Nazim claimed five wickets at a cost of just 20 runs to send the Presidents to a 64-run defeat.

Division 1

Pl W Bns Pts

Uphill Castle 6 3 92 110

L/Allsorts 4 3 63 81

L/Airways 3 2 47 59

East Huntspill 2 2 32 43

Strollers 4 0 36 36

Weston 1 0 18 18

Division 2

Parpagon 4 3 57 75

Cleeve Ducks 3 2 48 60

Presidents 4 1 52 58

Burnham 3 2 44 56

Wedmore 2 0 22 22

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