Jack the lad for Grimston

NCB West Norfolk League: Grimston tightened their grip on top spot in Division One as they stretched the gap between themselves and second-placed Thetford.

NCB West Norfolk League: Grimston tightened their grip on top spot in Division One as they stretched the gap between themselves and second-placed Thetford.

Jack Redhead scored 57 and took five for 16 as Grimston strolled to a 136-run win over Hayley East Anglia. But Thetford are keeping up the pressure after they beat Dereham A by six wickets, Peter Terry making an unbeaten 69.

Adrian Seymour's fine form for Northwold continued, hitting 69 not out as they beat Stow A by seven wickets. Trevor Marshall's 86 for Fosters was in vain as they suffered a 10-wicket defeat against Narborough, who had John Hansell and Matt Coe unbeaten on 75 and 70 respectively. Bottom side Mundford A picked up a rare win as Mick Annear's 55 helped them to a 25-run win over Castle Acre.

Snettisham are firmly in charge of Division Two after they beat Sheringham A by 87 runs, with Ryan Twiddy hitting 104 and Matt Herbert 66. Adrian Hodgson hit 73 not out as Terrington overcame Gooderstone by 70 runs and Damien Allen scored 57 for Leverington in their 121-run win over Swaffham A, who had Chris Smith taking five for 35.

Thetford A stayed on course for the Division Three title with a 74-run win over Fakenham A. Keith Grayson scored 70 not out and Pat Sparkes made 54 for Thetford. Bircham are in hot pursuit after their 45-run win over Beetley, with Tony Wright scoring 88 and taking five for 28. Andy Dix hit 76 in Heacham's 140-run win at home to Thornham, while Wayne Stimpson took six for 27 as Upwell beat Holt by 32 runs.

Division Four title hopefuls Downham B beat Grimston A by five wickets. Hospital's Kevin Fisher returned fine figures of seven for 29 and Mark Austin hit 59 in their eight-wicket win over Hockwold.

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