BRAUNTON 2nd XI shot up to third in the C Division standings with a comfortable 88-run win at Ottery. Tom Mitcham hit a top score of 60, and Fraser James was 41 not out at the end, in a Braunton total of 187 for nine. Joe Birch bagged five for 34. Skipper
BRAUNTON 2nd XI shot up to third in the C Division standings with a comfortable 88-run win at Ottery.Tom Mitcham hit a top score of 60, and Fraser James was 41 not out at the end, in a Braunton total of 187 for nine. Joe Birch bagged five for 34.Skipper Chris Brigden then claimed five for 13, and James chipped in with two for 24, as Ottery were skittled out for 99.BARNSTAPLE 2nd XI inflicted a seven-wicket defeat on Alphington in the B Division.Alphington were skittled out for 86 at Taw Meadow with 14-year-old Lee Rowe's 21 not out the best of a sorry set of scores. Danny Donovan (5-15) and Mark Metters (2-18) did the bowling damage for Barnstaple.Rob Holm (42no) and Rod Wilkins (32no) took care of knocking off the runs.NORTH Devon 2nd XI are still bouncing along the bottom of the Premier table following their three-wicket defeat by Sidmouth. North Devon did well to scrape 105 for six on the Fortfield as they had been 32 for five.The rescue act was carried out by identical twins Craig (41) and Jamie Overton (19) who got something remotely defendable on the board.Mark Jasper (3-29) and Miles Dalton (2-26) had the bulk of the wickets to fall.Sidmouth needed just 21 overs to knock off the runs and were never seriously challenged while they did it.Skipper Saj Patidar (25) and James Macey (61) put on 56 to end the game as a contest before the weather could intervene. Tim Cook took two for 18 for North Devon.BIDEFORD 2nd XI's game at Brixham was called off due to a waterlogged pitch at Northfields Lane.