SESSAY have marked their debut season in the Vale League by lifting the Scothern Construction Cup.

Although Hemingbrough had home advantage they were overpowered by Sessay whose bowlers flew out of the blocks.

Two of the hosts’ top order were removed cheaply, including main man Johnny Cockerill for a duck, and they were quickly followed by opener Ed Montgomery with the score on 17, which soon became 28-5.

A steady flow of wickets continued to fall but the dogged Granville North held the innings together with 57 not out and received support from Chris Howard with a quickfire 27 as Hemingbrough were bowled out for 134.

James Dennis shone with 2-20 from nine overs, Andrew Dawson returned 3-19 from 10 overs and Tom Reid claimed 3-9.

After Sessay opener Reid was out early on, Lewis Dawson joined Craig Baptist and the two 14-year-olds played beyond their years to resist a strong Hemingbrough attack.

Dawson eventually fell playing on and Baptist was out for a fine 33 but Bruce Jackson (38no) and Andrew Dawson (33no) put on an unbeaten 54 to get Sessay over the line with more than four overs to spare.