Axminster slip into bottom three of Francis Clark Devon League B Division

PUBLISHED: 10:52 17 June 2014 | UPDATED: 10:52 17 June 2014

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Axminster sit in the lower reaches of the B Division table after a third defeat of the campaign, beaten by six wickets at home by Ivybridge.

The Axemen batted first and once again it was the in-form Jonny Hurford who led the way with yet another top score.

This time Hurford struck 35 and there were useful contributions from Paul Miller (32) and Joel Seward (20).

Wickets fell at regular intervals to leave the Cloakham Lawns side all out for 125.

The Bridgers lost just four wickets in a smooth run chase and sit in a top four berth in the division.

On Saturday Axminster entertain Stoke Gabriel who sit rock bottom of the division having won just once to date this season.

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