Lympsham top the midweek league

Lympsham Airways remain unbeaten in the Weston Midweek League after their latest win over the Strollers.

IN DIVISION 1 of the Weston Midweek League, Matt Kearsey made 75 as the Strollers totalled 129-4 against Lympsham Airways.

D Mayo added 20 not out, while T Ferns took 2-22 and Adam Micklewright 2-23.

In reply, Hayden Tuittiet made 54 and captain Craig Scrivens 46 as the Airways reached their target, with D Press taking the two wickets to fall at a personal cost of nine runs.

Against East Huntspill, the Strollers made a similar total - 128-9, as Simon Green made 60 and Matt Huxtable 30. Ian Cooke took 4-19, Ian Phillips 2-19 and O Dare 3-14 as Huntspill fought back well to restrict the final total.

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However, the batsmen failed to back up their bowlers and they were all out for 76. Brad Lucus took 3-23 and Nick Osbourne 3-18, while R Huish made an undefeated 37.

The Bar Stewards batsmen struggled against Lympsham, particularly against Adam Micklewright, who claimed four wickets while conceding just four runs off four overs.

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They totalled 86-8, which Lympsham Airways passed for the loss of one wicket with Jack Luff making 47 not out.

Rob Pomeroy top scored with 27 as East Huntspill made 117-6 against Lympsham Airways. Jack Luff led the reply with 47 as the Airways eased home by eight wickets.

In Division 2, Steve Neate top scored with 85 and P Hooper made 67 as the Presidents reached 200-4 against the Parpagon Carrierrs, Ashleigh Joyner taking 3-27.

The Carriers made steady progress in reply, with S Williams making 39 and D Morris 48, but Steve Price took 2-27 and C Etchells 2-29, as the Presidents won by 22 runs.

In a friendly at Wrington, Parpagon Carriers scored 150-3 after their 20 overs.

After the early loss of Jim Ross and Chris Board, Bilal Raja and James Parsons compiled a partnership of 111 with Raja top scoring with 72 not out and Parsons finishing on 44.

The reply was given a brisk start and Wrington were always ahead of the required rate. Harry Ellis (49) and L Yule (37), paved the way for a five wicket win at 151-5.

N Hyden with 19 not out steered Wrington home with two over remaining.

Division 1

W D Pts

Lympsham 6 0 144

Strollers 4 2 77

East Huntspill 4 1 59

Athletico 2 1 34

Bar Stewards 3 0 27

Division 2

Parpagon Carriers 4 3 85

Presidents 2 1 1 67

Cleeve Ducks 4 0 1 42

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