Ponteland top cricket table
Ponteland 1sts continue to set the pace at the top of Division 2 in the Northumberland & Tyneside Cricket League following their big 114-run away victory over Whickham 1sts on Saturday.
Daniel Wright hit 99 as Pont put on 207-7 in their 45 overs. Whickham were all out for 93 in reply with Ben O’Brien taking three wickets.
The Division 2 game between Blagdon 1sts and Bedlington 1sts was cancelled due to the wet weather, as was the Division 1 game between Morpeth 1sts and Alnmouth & Lesbury 1sts.
In Division 3, Stobswood 1sts remain bottom of the table after an eight wicket away defeat against Alnmouth & Lesbury 2nds.
Stobswood posted 128-9 with Stefan Townsley on 34, Andrew McFonnell taking 4-11. Peter Robinson top scored with 64 and Lee Mark was 58 not out as Alnmouth replied with 133-2
In Division 4, Ponteland 2nds lost by by 81 runs at home to Whickham 2nds.Liam Anderson hit 85 not out as Whickham made 199-7, Pont putting on 118 all out in replywith John Richardson taking 4-12.
Kirkley 1sts won by 24 runs away to Bomarsund 1sts. Kirkley were 123 all out with Bomar making on 99 in their innings, Sitarum Guntur taking 4-22.
In Division 5 North, Morpeth 2nds continue to top the table, but they found themselves without a game at the weekend when their scheduled fixture away to Alnwick 2nds was cancelled.
In Division 6 North, Ulgham 2nds lost by eight wickets at home to leaders Berwick 2nds. The home side batted first and were 101-8 in their 40 overs, with Jay Baverstock taking 3-14. Berwick were 102-2 in reply.
Stobswood 2nds are second - they were awarded maximum points after Bomarsund 2nds conceded their fixture.
Fixtures for Saturday (May 29) are: Consett 1sts v Morpeth 1sts; Blagdon Park 1sts v Backworth 1sts; Ponteland 1sts v Tillside 1sts; Whitley Bay 1sts v Stobswood 1sts; Clara Vale 1sts v Kirkley 1sts; Tynedale 2nds v Ponteland 2nds; Howick v Blagdon 2nds; Morpeth 2nds v Ashington Rugby 2nds; Ulgham 1sts v Monkseaton 1sts; Stobswood 2nds v Bomarsund 2nds; Wooler v Ulgham 2nds; Kirkley 2nds v Corbridge 2nds.