Seaton edged out in race for D Division promotion berth

PUBLISHED: 18:56 04 September 2013 | UPDATED: 18:56 04 September 2013

Seaton CC 2nd XI 2013 season:  Standing backrow left to right; James Thomas, Chris Aplin, Ollie Aplin, Theo Boalch, James Prior.  Front row standing; Kersley Sutton, Kevin Moran, Stuart Wight, Dave Turner, Ian Hunt (Capt), Andy Carter (WK), Frank Wilson (Umpire). Front row seated:  Phil Cooper (Groundsman).

Seaton CC 2nd XI 2013 season: Standing backrow left to right; James Thomas, Chris Aplin, Ollie Aplin, Theo Boalch, James Prior. Front row standing; Kersley Sutton, Kevin Moran, Stuart Wight, Dave Turner, Ian Hunt (Capt), Andy Carter (WK), Frank Wilson (Umpire). Front row seated: Phil Cooper (Groundsman).

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Seaton suffered last day pain as they secured an 18-point win at Countess Wear, but learnt it was not enough to see them promoted.

That’s because rivals for the second promotion spot, Shaldon, picked up 20 points from a victory over Filleigh and that leaves Seaton finishing third, four points adrift of Shaldon and that means another season in the D Division for Seaton next year.

Countess Wear were bowled out for 116, passed by Seaton for the los of five wickets.

Seaton II ended the season on a high, but they too were left frustrated by a rival team topping them by stumps. In their case it was Axminster II who took the one promotion berth available in D Division East!

Chris Aplin hit a superb 118 as Seaton declared on 288-5. Visiting Countess Wear were then bowled out for 125.


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