Wright stuff sees record total broken

WEST NORFOLK LEAGUE: Long Sutton A broke the league record total as they hammered 452 for five against Beeston in Division Five.

Jimmy Wright fired 174, Phil Barnes added 100no and Shaun Keeble made 89, before Beeston folded to 26 all out with nine players failing to score. Shaun Hallam finished with five for 19 in a 426-run win – Beeston's second successive massive defeat. The previous record score was Emneth's 451 for nine in 1995.

Also in Division Five, Denver A's Daniel Harper hit 86 and Jake Gent took four for 14 as they beat Gooderstone A by 127 runs.

Kieran Herbert sent Snettisham to the top of Division One as he took five for 23 in their six-wicket win at Bircham.

They moved ahead of Denver, who lost by just one run in an incredible finish at Springwood. Denver's Douglas Pratt took five for 20, including a hat-trick, while Mark Rolfe top scored for them with 53. Springwood's Perry Dawson took five for 33.

Terrington plundered 322 off the Swanton Morley bowlers in just 35 overs before declaring. Jason Young hit 106 from 68 balls, Adam Hodgson made 67 off 58 balls and Jamie Gollands blasted 74 off just 27 balls. Ben Hodgson took five for 11 as Terrington won by 242 runs.

Hayley East Anglia beat The Creakes by seven wickets.

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In Division Two, Sunil Anthrayose held the Hospital innings together with an innings of 58. Gooderstone were looking well placed for the win, needing 43 off the last nine overs with six wickets in hand, but Mithun Sortur took four for 28 to see Hospital home by 26 runs.

Downham B's Ian Stacey top scored with 52 against Castle Acre, before Nick Langford took four for 33 and Jonny Williams bagged four for 22 to give Downham victory by 80 runs.

Ash Drohan took five for 36 as Northwold beat Narborough A by two wickets.

In Division Three, Beeston's Clive Parke scored 91 and Tom Roberson added 60 as they set Mundford A 215 for victory with Scott Palmer taking five for 55. Mick Annear (102no) hit an unbeaten century to see Mundford A through to a five-wicket victory.

In another high-scoring game, Hillington A set Hockwold a target of 231 as Shane Fisher scored an unbeaten 80 and Dan Fuller made 62. Hockwold's John Ruddick anchored the reply with 74 but they were still 11 runs short when the overs ran out.

Fakenham B took over second place in Division Four with a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Castle Acre A.

Dersingham A's Jack Melton Doy top scored with 88 in a two-run win at Snettisham A. Lewis Jeavons took four for 39 and Chris Nunn four for 28 for the hosts, before Steven Grief (56) and Tim Clarey (51) helped get them to within three runs of victory before the overs ran out.

Swanton Morley A were unable to field a team against Necton.