Peveritt and Hurst fuel Sandringham title charge

WEST NORFOLK LEAGUE: Sandringham took a decisive step towards the league title when they beat nearest rivals Bircham by 70 runs to extend their Division One lead to 22 points.

That win was made possible by 61 from Joe Peveritt and James Hurst's 4 for 22.

Denver moved up from fourth to second with their 76-run victory against Snettisham. Denver captain Paul Morton led from the front with 65 runs and Kristian Heffer took 4 for 27 for Snettisham.

Tony Park scored 58 in Snettisham's reply but Kevin Cornwell captured the key wickets in the middle order in his 4 for 22.

Swanton Morley moved out of the relegation zone after a century stand by openers Daniel Lake 64 and Adam Dabin 69 helped them beat Hayley East Anglia by 31 runs. Daniel Lake capped a good individual performance by taking 4 for 27.

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The Creakes remain winless and rooted to the bottom of the table with Roshan Samarathunga taking 4 for 19 for Springwood on their way to a four-wicket victory.

With a 57-run victory against Narborough A, Downham B leapfrogged both Northwold and Hospital to go top of Division Two, taking advantage of neither team having a match this weekend.

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Long Sutton kept in contention with a comfortable six-wicket win against Fakenham A thanks to Barry Stanway's 5 for 26. Castle Acre beat Gooderstone by five wickets to move out of the relegation zone.

Hockwold moved to within one point of Division Three leaders Swaffham A as they beat Heacham by six wickets thanks to Simon Groom (75no) and Roy Bland (5 for 52). In a low-scoring match Mundford A beat Thornham by three wickets with 4 for 23 from Ryan Woods for Mundford A and 4 for 21 from Thornham's Ron Williamson.

Hillington A beat Beeston by seven wickets thanks to 50 from Karl Barber and 5 for 20 from Matthew Castellan.

Beetley have a 26-point lead at the top of Division Four after beating Necton by six wickets with James Perkins taking 4 for 6. Dersingham A's Jack Melton-Doy hit an unbeaten 65 as they beat Swanton Morley A by seven wickets.

Denver A missed the chance to go top of Divison Five as they lost their first match this season in the local derby against Downham C. Danny Marsh took 6 for 16 for Downham C on their way to a three-wicket win.

Northwold A put in the best bowling performance of the day as they dismissed Beeston A for just 29 runs. D Fuller took 5 for 6 as they went on to win by nine wickets for their first win of the season.

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