Grimston's winning run ended by Northwold

NCC West Norfolk League: Northwold ended Grimston's unbeaten start to the season with a hardfought two-wicket win in Division One.Paul Hudson made 56 for the leaders but Ashley Drohan hit back with 71 as Northwold claimed a surprise win.

Northwold ended Grimston's unbeaten start to the season with a hardfought two-wicket win in Division One.

Paul Hudson made 56 for the leaders but Ashley Drohan hit back with 71 as Northwold claimed a surprise win.

Snettisham moved into second with a six-wicket triumph against winless Swanton Morley.

David Twiddy (79) and Matt Herbert (63) were the Snettisham heroes as they secured maximum batting points with the winning shot.

Ian Cooper (five for 35) and Jacques Steynburg (51no) starred in Leverington's two-wicket win at home to Bircham, who had John King (55) as their top scorer.

Richard Southgate made 91 for Sandringham but Simon Darlow (84) and Andy Walder (59) responded for Hayley East Anglia in their seven-wicket win.

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Terrington crushed Springwood by 151 runs. Mark Buttriss fired 64no for Terrington, while Springwood's Perry Dawson picked up four for 55.

The Creakes moved to the top of Division Two after Mark Dewson took four for 39 in their 75-run win at Sheringham A.

Paul Morton's 62 helped Denver complete a successful run chase in a five-wicket win at Fakenham A.

Holt's Ciaran Chapman produced an outstanding all-round performance in his side's nine-wicket win over Gooderstone. He took five for 26 to restrict the Gooderstone batting effort, which was heavily reliant on Andy Bailey (79). Chapman then scored an unbeaten 75 in Holt's successful chase.

Simon Brooking (five for 13) and Lee Holman (four for 13) decimated Thornham's batting as Downham B won by 83 runs. Christopher Williamson (four for 32) was Thornham's best bowler.

Duncan Rix's figures of four for 35 could not inspire Heacham to their first win as they went down by 131 runs at Castle Acre.

Gerry Harwood's second century of the season helped preserve Narborough A's unbeaten start in Division Three with a 31-run win at Snettisham A. Harwood made 104 and Peter Crisp added 51 in the Narborough innings, with Tony Park taking four for 26. Tim Clarey replied with 57 for Snettisham, but they were undermined by Nathan King (six for 53).

Sunil Anthrayose's man of the match display gave Hospital a 202-run victory against fellow promotion challengers Hockwold.

Anthrayose's quickfire 41 added to good efforts from James Dye (55) and Mahesh Sannakki (79), while David Spencer picked up four for 67. Anthrayose then took a career-best seven for 29 as Hockwold were dismissed cheaply.

Swaffham A's 117-run win against Swanton Morley A came courtesy of Robert Howling (97no), Carl Oxborough (74) and Craig Titmarsh (56), while Jack Coggles took four wickets.

Gayton's Martin Haylock (four for 16) and Ben Howell (four for 15) destroyed Grimston A, while Beetley's James Perkins took six for 10 in a six-wicket win against Necton.

Hillington A took command in Division Four, beating title rivals Castle Acre A by 21 runs, Curtis Senter taking five for seven.

Simon Featherstone (65) and Bruce Bushell (76no) starred in Fakenham B's 125-run triumph against Gooderstone A.

Aaron Fletcher hit 50 for Dereham B but his side lost by five wickets against Heacham A.

Northwold A's D Fuller took four for 36 in his side's 65-run defeat to Beeston and Jason Southgate (68no) steered Dersingham A to an eight-wicket win against Downham C.

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