Windsor ease to victory over Athletico

The Windsor Castle defeated Athletico by four wickets in the Weston Midweek League.

IN DIVISION 1 of the Weston Midweek League, Jamie Biddle, Paul Marquis, and Ben Dauncey each took three wickets as the Windsor Castle restricted Athletico to 98 all out with A Plummer top scoring with 41.

In reply, Jermaine Jones made 29 and Mawford 23 to ensure a four wicket win with Ward taking 3-21.

Jason Parsons continued his good form with 67, but was outscored by team-mate Gabriel Counsell who made 90 as Lympsham Airways posted 259-3 against the Bar Stewards.

Their reply of 153 enabled them to pick up maximum batting points as Tom Gooding took 3-14 and Craig Scrivens bought two wickets at a cost of 48 runs.

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Athletico recorded a total of 215-7 against the Strollers with Andre Belcher scoring exactly 100 and Tom Ford 74, with D Henry taking 3-40. John Davidson scored 94 to put the Strollers in contention, but Kieran Chapman took 5-38 to end the challenge on 177-8.

In Division 2, Luke Morgan top scored with 28 as the Cleeve Ducks made 113-5 against the Parpagon Carriers, Geraint Reynolds taking 3-26. Ashleigh Joyner made 51 not out as the Carriers won by eight wickets.

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In the cup, the Presidents did well to dismiss East Huntspill for 91 with Rob Pomeroy scoring an invaluable 42 and B Robinson taking 4-13 off four overs.

However, their batsmen failed to handle I Phillips who took 6-13 off six overs as Huntspill won by 61 runs.

Athletico progressed to the next round with a 67-run victory over the Bar Stewards. They made 167-9 with S Frost making 56 and K Ward 37, K Jefferies taking 3-28 and M Davis 3-36. In reply, John Lodge made 29, but Connor Davidson took 4-32 and Ward 4-10 to put Athletico through.

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