HOW IS THAT? Barry Stanway celebrates after taking one of his five wickets. Photo by JAKE WHITELEY

SLBL cricket round-up: Long Sutton’s Stanway stars in dominant victory over Heckington

Barry Stanway took five wickets as Long Sutton secured a dominant eight-wicket win at Heckington in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday.

The hosts opted to bat first after winning the toss, but were soon skittled out for 109 in 25.5 overs by an inspired Sutton.

Stanway (5-44), Paul Edgeller (3-31) and Adam Whitaker (2-33) did the damage, with Chris Morley (25) the top run scorer for the hosts.

Sutton’s reply was a confident one, with opener Adam Wright (48 not out) leading from the front.

Phil Barnes (11) was run out and Dan Oldfield (19) dismissed, but Tim Norris (17 not out) joined Wright and the pair saw the game out in 34.3 overs.

The victory gave Sutton maximum points and keeps them third in the table, 13 points off top spot.

At the other end of the table, Moulton Harrox have dropped into the bottom two after suffering a five-wicket defeat at top-of-the-table Newborough.

After being thrown into bat by their high-flying hosts, Moulton endured a tough time with the bat and were bowled out for just 75 in the 30th over.

Mohammad Alam (16) was their only player to make double figures, with Shiva Teekasingh (4-16) the chief destroyer.

Travis Harrison (2-25), Lewis Martin (2-10) and Henry Lavery (1-17) plugged away with the ball in reply as Moulton took five wickets.

But Newborough’s George Woods (23) and Harry Richard (16) top scored as they reached 79-5 in the 21st over.

More defeats for South Holland sides came in Division One, with Spalding 2nd and Moulton Harrox 2nd on the receiving end.

Robert Seymour took 5-14 for Spalding 2nd against Grantham 3rd as they bowled them out for 82 at Seas End Hall.

But Town were all out for just 50 in reply, with Jack Bowser (14) top scoring.

Harrox 2nd went down by 99 runs against Newborough 2nd at Broad Lane. Jason Newman’s 41 not out fired the away side to 170-8 despite Steve French’s 3-26.

In reply, only Cameron Fox (19 not out) made double figures as Harrox 2nd were all out for 71.

In Divison Two, more defeats followed as Spalding 3rd (80) lost at Castor 2nd (210-6) by 130 runs and Long Sutton 2nd (113) lost by seven wickets at home to Skegness 2nd (116-3).

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