Cricket

Ottery Under 13s completed a clean sweep of their undefeated season when they landed the County Sports Trophy to add to their Bradleys East Devon Youth League title win.

After having a dozen fixtures cancelled this season for varying reasons, there was no way a soggy wicket, long damp outfield grass further and rain in the offing would put off the Tipton players from going ahead with their home meeting with Worcestershire-based touring side Kay’s, writes Phil Wright.

Honiton CC have made a formal presentation to their 2017 main shirt sponsors.

Ottery St Mary went down by seven wickets to visiting Filleigh in their final home game of the Tolchards Drinks Devon League B Division season.

Ottery St Mary Under-13s powered their way into the final of the County Sports Trophy with a 151 run win over Budleigh Salterton in a one-sided semi-final played at Ottermouth, Budleigh.

With a couple regulars missing through work commitments and other matters, Honiton’s first string made the long trek up the North Devon link road looking to put a dent in Barnstaple and Piltons D Division East title hopes.

Three wickets each for Joel Seward and Tim Mitchell steered Seaton to an 18-run win over Cullompton in a pulsating Corinthian Cup final, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Honiton 2nds kept up their chase of league divisional honours after a terrific win at home to Barnstaple and Pilton 2nds.

Honiton 2nds won a close encounter at Upottery, beating the home side by a a margin of just five runs to put the outcome of the 2nd XI D Division East title in some doubt.

Seaton still have a little work to do to ensure they are still in the third tier of the Tolchards League when the 2018 season is with us after they slipped to a six wicket defeat at a Barton side that had started the day sitting second bottom, 30 points and two placed below them in the B Division table.

Honiton saw their lingering hopes of Tolchards League D Division East top three finish extinguished as they went down to a 14-run defeat in a low scoring Mountbatten Park meeting with Upottery.

Seaton will travel to Barton on Saturday (August 19) knowing that a win in South Devon will leave them confirming their status as a third tier team again in 2018.

Whimple are now the team sitting second to C Division East champions-in-waiting Cullompton.

Tipton St John recorded an emphatic 143-run win over visiting Met Office, writes Phil Wright.

Axminster lost for the 10th time in 14 D Division East outings as they slipped to a 97-run defeat at the hands of table-topping Barnstaple and Pilton.

Ottery St Mary’s bowlers were once again doing their best to end the Otters run without a win this season in their Devon League B Division campaign.

Touring team Old Olavians are looking for a fixture this Sunday (August 13) in East Devon.

Upottery remain very much in the D Division East promotion race after a nine run Glebe Park win over Topsham St James.

Mountbatten Park, Honiton, became something of a time tunnel last Sunday when Honiton Cricket Club rolled back the years to stage a 1990s reunion.

Whimple powered to a six wicket win at Countess Wear.

Honiton all-rounder Adam Holmes had a day to remember when the Mountbatten Park men travelled to Sampford Peverell to take on Halberton and Sampford Peverell in a Tolchards Devon League D Division East game.

Seaton claimed a superb home success over Ipplepen, moving 29 points clear of the three relegation places that B Division has while also putting a severe dent in the promotion hopes of the South Devon-based visitors.

There’s a SUPER SUNDAY on offer at Mountbatten Park in Honiton.

Tipton went down by five wickets when they met Dunsford, writes Kevin McMeeking.

Matchday 13 of the 18-game Tolchards Drinks Devon Cricket League was a washout with results achieved at just two of the 66 matches that were played across the entire 1st and 2nd XI divisions.

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