BOTTOM club North Devon made Exmouth work harder than they anticipated for a 17-run win at the Maer. Winless North Devon restricted Exmouth to 128 for four in a game scaled down to 39 overs each due to bad weather. Skipper Stuart Rintoul made 48 and was g

BOTTOM club North Devon made Exmouth work harder than they anticipated for a 17-run win at the Maer.Winless North Devon restricted Exmouth to 128 for four in a game scaled down to 39 overs each due to bad weather.Skipper Stuart Rintoul made 48 and was glad to see Billy Buckingham make a breezy 32 not out in the late overs. James Windsor's 18 was vital in a low-scoring game.Tim Cook (3-49) was the most successful of the North Devon bowlers.North Devon's only run scorer of note was Dave Rogers, who was 50 not out when he ran out of team-mates to bat with.Having lost their sixth wicket at 57, North Devon did well to scrape up 111 all out.Toby Ingham (5-23) led the bowling effort for Exmouth, aided and abetted by Matt Tarry (2-23) and spinner Matt Coult (2-39).North Devon 2nd XI entertain Sandford this Saturday.l BARNSTAPLE & Pilton must have wondered if their trip to leaders Plymstock was worthwhile after slumping to a 100-run reversal.Veteran opener Nick Langridge batted from start to finish to make 69 in a Plymstock total of 21 for eight.Along the way there were stands of 50 with Paul Birleson (35) and 48 with Dan Moffatt (27). Mark Metters (3-41) shouldered the bulk of the bowling burden for Barum with Nick Dartnoll (3-45).Barnstaple were all out for 111 in reply with Dartnoll's 18 the best of a sad set of scores.Mike Records's three for 13 in 10 overs had B&P under pressure then Ian Whalley's three for 45 helped finish them off. Plymstock took the last four B&P wickets for just three runs.