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A fine all-round performance from Josh Baker helped Long Sutton to victory in a low-scoring South Lincs and Border League clash at Freiston on Saturday.

Baker took 3-13 from seven overs as Freiston were bowled out for 79 in the Premier Division match.

Adam Whitaker weighed in with 3-10 and Charlie Crisp claimed 2-19 to put Long Sutton into a commanding position.

Jamie Juckes. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572535)
Jamie Juckes. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572535)

However, they crashed to a 39-6 as Taimur Mian claimed 5-21 for Freiston who were then unable to break up the seventh wicket partnership between Paul Edgeller and Baker.

Edgeller made 25 not out while Baker was unbeaten on 18 at the close as Long Sutton secured their second win of the season.

Moulton Harrox made it two wins from three outings with a 32-run away success at Woodhall Spa 2nds.

Danny Jackson. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572533)
Danny Jackson. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572533)

They made 169-9 after batting first with Jake Morton making 35 and opener Matt Barnett adding 29.

Spa were then bowled out for 137 in their reply as Jack Barnett claimed 3-38 for Moulton with Travis Harrison (2-28) and Stephen Coles (2-27) taking two wickets each.

Opener Ben Woodward hit an unbeaten century as Bourne 2nds were eight-wicket winners against Heckington at the Abbey Lawn.

Tom Decamps. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572531)
Tom Decamps. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572531)

The visitors had batted first and were bowled out for 203 as Drew Kirtland-Blundell (3-57) and Adam Binns (3-46) led the home attack.

Woodward then whacked 12 fours and three sixes to reach his century in 107 balls as Bourne triumphed in the 43rd over.

James Tickler made 47 and Kurt Storey was 31 not out at the close as Bourne recorded their second success of the season.

Tom Decamps. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572529)
Tom Decamps. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572529)

Market Deeping fell to defeat against Grantham like their first team colleagues after a 57-run reversal.

Karl Green took 3-53 as Grantham closed their 45 overs on 223-8 before Deeping were bowled out for 166 in reply with Javad Ghani top-scoring with 58.

Billingborough are rooted to the foot of the Premier Division table after a fourth successive defeat on Saturday.

Carl Andrews. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572524)
Carl Andrews. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572524)

They were beaten by 102 runs against Newborough who made 225-5 after batting first before bowling Billingborough out for 122.

A four-wicket haul from Danny Jackson helped Moulton Harrox 2nds to victory over Spalding 2nds in Division One.

Jackson took 4-17 as Spalding were bowled out for 91 after batting first at Broad Lane.

Carl Andrews. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572522)
Carl Andrews. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572522)

Jamie Juckes took a tidy 2-9 while Harry Lovell chipped in with 2-33 as Neo Timothy top-scored for Spalding with 39.

Mike Kearns Snr then cracked a swift 54 not out as Moulton secured their second win of the season inside 21 overs.

Baston suffered a heavy 173-run defeat at Heckington 2nds after being bowled out for 44.

Macey Andrews is caught in the slips. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572520)
Macey Andrews is caught in the slips. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572520)

Heckington had been dismissed for 217 after batting first with Ben Hudson taking 4-27 and Neil Barker 3-51 for Baston.

Ajay Revu had top-scored with 98 for Heckington and he completed a tremendous all-round performance by taking 5-7 as Baston were bowled out inside 20 overs with Ed Wass their only batsman to make double figures after scoring 17.

Billingborough 2nds are still looking for their first win of the Division One season after a 128-run loss at their Newborough counterparts.

Jamie Juckes. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572586)
Jamie Juckes. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572586)

Miles Morris made an unbeaten 105 as Newborough posted 20-5 from their 45 overs with Mark Pilgrim taking 3-44 for Billingborough.

The visitors were then bowled out for 77 in their reply as Ellie Stanley top-scored with 20.

Long Sutton 2nds matched the achievement of their first team counterparts with victory in their Division Two match against Freiston.

Tim Bosco. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572582)
Tim Bosco. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572582)

They made 216-7 after batting first with Ed Munson making an unbeaten 53 and Joe Whitaker 42 not out at the close.

Ed Barnes had earlier made 30 for Long Sutton who then dismissed their visitors for 98 as Aaron John took 6-32 and Steven Milnes 4-28 in an impressive bowling display.

Spalding 3rds were beaten by 21 runs against their Boston counterparts who they had restricted to 173-9 with Joe Watson the pick of the visiting attack with 2-31.

Nigel Gardner (42) and Sophie Smith (34) put 87 runs for the first Spalding wicket while Watson (43no) and Yuvraj Ranaut (17no) were unbeaten at the close as they finished their 45 overs on 152-3.

Carl Andrews. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572580)
Carl Andrews. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572580)
Jamie Juckes. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572537)
Jamie Juckes. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572537)
Mike Kearns takes a catch in the slips. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572509)
Mike Kearns takes a catch in the slips. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56572509)


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