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Senior Cricket League: Topham tops off two-wicket success for leaders Acomb II
10:22am Monday 6th August 2012 in York Senior League
DIVISION four leaders Acomb stayed in pole position with a two-wicket win over Driffield III.
Andy Sykes took 4-26 as Driffield were all out for 165 and Alex Topham spearheaded the chase with 51.
Rivals Huntington were six-wicket winners against Stillington, who were skittled for 69 by Noel Collins (3-10), Steve Beales (3-21) and Jack Hugill (4-25).
Division five leaders Patrington were unbeaten in their opening 15 games, but they crashed to an eight-wicket defeat at Heworth II.
Nadeem Sadiq took 4-12 and made 25 not out in a low-scoring game.
Civil Service stay second after an 87-run win at Welton & Brough, but third-placed Sheriff Hutton Bridge were saved by rain against Yapham.
Kevin Smith made 46 and Taylor Graham 48 as Stamford Bridge II totalled 162-9 against Whitkirk, who were 24-3 when rain arrived.
York IV’s John Renshaw hit an unbeaten 138 against Selby , whose Andrew Wilson claimed 6-35.
Selby’s reply to York’s 212-8 was washed out at 57-6.
Division six leaders Bolton Percy II crushed Rowntrees by 123 runs.
Percy’s Phil O’Donnell hit 47 and Andrew Ferguson 45, while Karl Martin took 4-10.
Michael Scott took 4-59 and then made 44 for Tadcaster Magnet in their 103-run defeat by Hornsea.
Eight-man Osbaldwick lost by nine wickets at Pocklington despite a half-century from Mick Hammerton.
Woodhouse Grange were all out for 113 as Dunnington ’s Josh Tattersall took 4-40 and Sam Tattersall claimed 4-11. Dunnington were 44-4 when rain ended play.
Civil Service’s M Thompson bagged a hat-trick in his 4-27 as Drax were restricted to 76-8 in division seven.
Service were all out for 75 as Bryce Wilson took 4-2.
Dringhouses skipper Tim Wills took a career-best 7-37 when Sheriff Hutton were bowled out for 190. Sheriff captain Neil Fairweather hit back with 5-17 in a 92-run win.
Mark Langley hit 142 and George Wainwright 64 as Hovingham made 263-6 at home to New Earswick . Earswick replied with 94-6.