Axminster stay second in the C Division after big win - Francis Clark Devon League round-up after matchday nine.

PUBLISHED: 10:48 30 June 2013 | UPDATED: 10:48 30 June 2013

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Axminster stay second in the C Division of the Francis Clark Devon League at the halfway stage of the season after a whopping 182-run win over Dartington and Totnes with Johnny Hurford slamming another century and Robbie Prior bagging another fivefer.

Seaton stay 11-points clear of the third placed side in the D Division after a thrilling 10-run win at home to Countess Wear with skipper Ben Morgan hitting a half century and both Ben Libby and Alex Hunt claiming three wicket hauls.

Uplyme and Lyme Regis stay in the C Division promotion picture after a two wicket win at Halberton and Sampford Peverell , but no such joy at Acland Park where Feniton remain bottom after a seventh defeat in nine fixtures, this time beaten by six wickets at Ashburton despite a half century from Brian Cann.

Honiton were beaten by three wickets at Shaldon Optimists despite a half century from Tom Strawbridge and a four wicket haul for skipper Adam Holmes.

Whimple were 10-run winners in their E Division meeting with Bridestowe and they are third at the halfway stage of the campaign. Skipper Ben Silk was the star of the show with a top score of 42 which he followed with a fivefer.

Kilmington were nine wicket winners in the East Devon derby with Yarcombe and Stockland with Dave Cook hitting an unbeaten 55, but their was a sixth defeat in eight matches for Upottery in a high scoring affair against Kentisbeare.

Chardstock won a fifth successive F Division match, beating hosts Woodbury by five wickets.

Make sure of your copy of the Midweek Herald, out next on Wednesday, July 3, for all the match details and post match comment.

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