DUNNINGTON fielded now fewer than 10 under-17s in their division three win against Yapham II in the HPH York Vale League.

Yapham were reduced to 3-3 then 33-4 as Max Wilson took 4-32. The visitors’ hit back through James Harrison (40), Thomas Binns (81no) and Rob Boddy (40) to close on 197-6.

Dunnington’s James Crichton (87) compiled his highest senior score before wickets fell to Boddy (5-29). Ed Millington held firm with an unbeaten 63, hitting the winning runs from the first ball of the final over.

More youngsters were on show as Sessay beat Clifton Alliance II, each fielding five juniors. Yorkshire Under-15 girls’ wicketkeeper Ophelia Watson was in form for Sessay with three great takes. Andrew Brookes made 58 as Clifton closed on 179-6. Tom Reid led Sessay to victory with a brilliant 96.

Pocklington reached 110-3 at drinks against Burn II with Gary Wilson (61) going well, before sliding to 126-7. Youngsters Adam Wilcock and Henry Sumner staged a recovery to get Pock to 193-8. Michael Sullivan (93no) then won the game for Burn in the 38th over.

Ovington II’s Under-15s captain Jacob Lamb (61) and was the backbone of his side’s 140 all out, having been 25-4. Luke Berzins was Selby’s outstanding bowler with figures of 8.4-3-18-5.

Ovington defended their modest total thanks to left-armers Rob Wallace (3-19) and Tom Irwin (3-14), who mopped up the tail.

Thorpe Willoughby held their nerve to beat Stamford Bridge II in the last over.

Tony Hinch’s dogged 54 got Thorpe to 140, spinner Neil Porteus (4-18) bamboozling the tailenders. Bridge got close thanks to Martyn Stevens (60) but a run-out with three required to win with two balls to go ended their challenge.