Pat Harrington struck the first Lincs Premier Division ton of his career as Market Deeping eased relegation fears with a 122-run win over Scunthorpe at Outgang Road (July 15).
Harrington struck 10 fours and four sixes during an innings of 100 as Deeping piled up a massive 351-8 in 50 overs. Sachithra Perera added an unbeaten 65 late on.
Perera also claimed four wickets as Scunthorpe were despatched for just 229.
Deeping are still in ninth, but 19 points clear of the drop zone.
Bourne are only four points and two places ahead of their neighbours after suffering a 78-run defeat at Louth.
Sebastian Darke’s rapid 94 pushed Louth up to 285-5, but Bourne went well at the top of the order through Sam Evison (80), Jack Berry (36 from 25 balls) and Quewin O’Connor (31) before fading to 207 all out.
Evison struck nine fours and a six.
Saturday, July 14
LOUTH beat BOURNE by 78 runs
Louth 285-8 (S. Darke 94, T. Dixon 2-41, J. Berry 2-63)
Bourne 207 (S. Evison 80, J. Berry 36, Q. O’Connor 31)
MARKET DEEPING beat SCUNTHORPE by 122 runs
Market Deeping 351-8 (P. Harrington 100, S. Perera 65no, J. Smith 45, R. Barnes 39, L. Peacock 37, J. Martin 23, D. Sargeant 22).
Scunthorpe 229 (S. Perera 4-58, L. Peacock 3-47, J. Smith 2-21).