SOUTH LINCS AND BORDER LEAGUE: Round-up
The finalists in the inaugural South Lincolnshire & Border League Cup are Division One sides Freiston and Baston, who will play for the new trophy - donated by Dewhurst Trophies of Boston - on September 10 at Bourne CC.
Earlier in July, Freiston beat Moulton Harrox in the first semi-final to win their place and, at the weekend, Baston scored a four wicket win over Skegness 2nd, bowling them out for 120 before James Tickler hit an unbeaten 62 to take his side to victory.
In the Premier Division, the top two sides both saw centuries scored with Hafiz Majeed hitting 158 and Dan Milgate taking five wickets for leaders Spalding in their victory over Long Sutton.
Second placed Sleaford 2nd’s century maker was Simon Godby who was out for 100 and Samit Puri then took five Boston 2nd wickets.
Charlie Roberts was the Boston man of the match with four wickets and 50 runs but couldn’ prevent his side going down to defeat.
Belton Park celebrated their first win of the season and picked up welcome points after Jake Pollard’ 103 helped them to 230 for nine and Luke Pollard took five for 26 to help bowl Woodhall Spa 2nd out for 92.
Bourne 2nd went down by seven wickets to Grantham 2nd but the tightest game was at Stamford where Market Deeping were all out for 108 then took eight of the home side’s wickets before Stamford finally claimed victory.
Spalding 2nd continue to dominate Division One following an eight wicket win over Heckington with Freiston, who beat Billingborough 2nd, in pursuit.
Abdul Moeed hit 86 for Freiston and went on to take four Billingborough wickets.
Ian Robinson hit an unbeaten 64 for Grantham 3rd but Jack Barnett was also on good form with 67 for Moulton Harrox who won by three wickets.
And Welby Cavaliers won by 40 runs against Timberland to move into fourth in the table.
In Division Two, Daniel Sullivan was unbeaten on 56 as leaders Claypole overtook Burgh & Dstrict’ 127 for seven for the loss of six wickets.
Belton Park 2nd scored a welcome win over Spalding 3rd and Graves Park beat Boston 3rd by seven wickets.
Premier Division: Belton Park 230-9 (J Pollard 103), Woodhall Spa 2nd 92 (L Pollard 5-26); Sleaford 2nd 224 (Godby 100). Boston 2nd 135 (Roberts 50, Puri 5-32); Bourne 2nd 130, Grantham 2nd 133-3 (Parmley 55no); Market Deeping 2nd 108, Stamford Town 111-8; Spalding 243-5 (Majeed 158), Long Sutton 139 (Milgate 5-35).
Division One: Heckington 72, Spalding 2nd 73-2; Freiston 212 (Moeed 86), Billingborough 2nd 133; Grantham 3rd 147-6 (Robinson 64no), Moulton Harrox 151-7 (J Barnett 67); Welby Cavaliers 212-6, Timberland 172.
Division Two: Burgh & District 127-7, Claypole 128-6 (Sullivan 56no); Belton Park 2nd 89, Spalding 59-8; Boston 3rd 41, Graves Park 42-3.
League Cup, semi-final: Skegness 2nd 120, Baston 121-6 (Tickler 62no).