Windsor Castle reach the midweek cup final

PUBLISHED: 09:32 01 August 2014 | UPDATED: 09:34 01 August 2014

The Windsor Castle have reached the Proper Job Midweek League cup final after defeating Athletico.

THE Windsor Castle beat Athletico to reach the Weston Proper Job Midweek League Stephenson Memorial Cup finals day to be held on August 3.

Jamie Biddle took 2-25 and Matt Kearsey 2-24 as Athletico were dismissed for 122. K Kumar top scored with 30 and K Ward made 23. In reply, John Davidson made 36 not out and Rich Carter 32 as the Windsor won by five wickets.

Finals day will take place at Weston Cricket Club, with the President taking on Cheddar in the first semi-final at 11am, while Lympsham Airways play the Windsor Castle on the East Ground. The final will be played at 2pm on the main ground.

In Division 1, Lympsham Airways moved closer to the top of the table with an eight-wicket win over East Huntspill. A Picton scored an undefeated 45 to help Huntspill to 150-8, with Adam Micklewight claiming 3-13.

The reply was dominated by Sam Poole, who scored 104 not out off just 54 deliveries as the Airways ran out winners with Tom Gooding chipping in with 30.

In Division 2, Belvedere continued their winning run with victory over the Presidents. Rich Drew made 54 not out as the Presidents posted 146-5. Kevin Crockett top scored with 38 as Belvedere reached their target for the loss of three wickets.

The Parpagon Carriers’ modest total of 123-5 was enough to earn them victory over Locking Castle. Paul Fairman with 29 not out and Rob Latham with 27 were their main contributors with the bat before Ashleigh Joyner took 5-23 to help dismiss locking for 67, with Andrew Marshall making a defiant 29.

Division 1

Pl W D Btg Bwl Pts

Athletico 7 3 1 61 43 125

Windsor C 6 4 0 57 41 122

Lympsham 5 5 0 50 41 121

E.Huntspill 5 2 0 36 27 75

Strollers 6 0 0 44 21 65

Cheddar 3 1 1 20 23 52

Division 2

Belvedere 4 4 0 40 30 94

Presidents 5 2 1 41 32 88

Locking C 5 1 0 38 25 69

Parpagon C 3 2 1 25 27 67

Coach House 2 0 0 15 6 21

Mark 1 0 0 4 6 10

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