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Market Deeping 2nds and Baston leading the charge for honours

Baston v Spalding 2nds. Photo: Lee Hellwing (2471677)
Baston v Spalding 2nds. Photo: Lee Hellwing (2471677)

Stamford Town 2nds were dismissed for just 19 runs by South Lincs and Border League Premier Division table-toppers Skegness on Saturday.

Seven Stamford batsmen were back in the pavilion without troubling the scorers as 'extras' top-scored with 10.

Tim Hughes claimed five wickets for just two runs as Stamford were skittled out inside 11 overs.

The hosts then took just nine balls to pass Town's total without losing a wicket.

Billingborough continued their resurgence with a six-wicket win at Welby Cavaliers who are still seeking their maiden top flight victory.

They were bowled out for 131 by Billingborough who roared to a third successive victory for the loss of four wickets.

Bourne 2nds suffered a batting collapse in their 51-run defeat away at Long Sutton.

The hosts had posted 262-6 from their 45 overs with Richard Hewitt and Rowan Good both grabbing two wickets each for Bourne.

Their reply started well with Jon Howard hitting 74 and Chris Good making 34.

Sam Harby hit 46 while Richard Hewitt added 13, but Bourne's last seven batsmen added just 19 runs as they were bowled out for 211.

Dan Oldfield did most of the damage to the Bourne batting wth 7-12 from five overs.

Market Deeping 2nds and Baston are both leading the charge for honours in Division Two.

Deeping defeated Heckington by seven wickets after restricting their visitors to 151-8 from 45 overs.

They then knocked off the required runs for the loss of just three wickets to stay five points clear of second-placed Baston.

Baston were emphatic eight-wicket winners over Spalding 2nds who were dismissed for 53.

Adam Hilless took 5-25 for the hosts while Liam Davies bagged a brace for Baston.

Andrew Keen (22) and James Tickler (12) got Baston off to a solid start before John Lamin (10no) and Neil Knox (1no) saw them home inside 13 overs.

Billingborough 2nds made it two wins in a row in Division Two after defeating Uffington by six wickets.

Mark Pilgrim pocketed 5-9 from a seven over stint as Uffington were bowled out for 98 despite a half-century from Felix Cunningham.

Pilgrim then plundered an unbeaten 39 while Callum Scott was 28 not out at the close as Billingborough reached their target for the loss of four wickets.

Maddie Pike picked up two wickets for Uffington with Jacob Sinfield and Lucy Britton also striking.

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