Top two both lose openers in Scarborough Evening Cricket League

Top two both lose openers in Scarborough Evening Cricket League

Top two both lose openers in Scarborough Evening Cricket League

First published in Sport

SURPRISE results abounded as the new Andy Hire Scarborough Evening League season got under way.

Champions Staxton ‘A’ and last year’s runners-up, Flixton ‘A’, both lost their opening games in division ‘A’ last Thursday, as Ryedale pair Heslerton and Ebberston ‘A’ enjoyed excellent evenings.

New Aussie Michael Dawson hit 70 and Malton & Norton rugby union player Sam Triffitt 26 not out as Heslerton rattled up 152-3 in their allotted overs against Staxton. Tom Benthall then took 3-24 as Staxton were held to 129-4 in reply, in which Rob Pinder hit 58 and Nick Gibson 34.

Reece Milner and Matty Turnbull were key men as Ebberston beat Flixton by seven wickets.

Milner took 4-13 as Flixton were restricted to 105-6, in which Harry Warmsley made 35 and Oliver Stephenson 34. Turnbull hit 38 in Ebberston’s successful reply.

Ian Cousins and Alastair Lamb both made 52 as Ganton enjoyed a 69-run win over Filey in division ‘B’. James Richardson took 3-7 as Filey limped to 71-7.

Craig Sanderson (51) and Dan Simpson (4-12) helped Sherburn beat Cayton ‘A’ by 39 runs.

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