Cricket: Stanser stars in Haxey win

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Jonathan Stanser was instrumental with the bat as his sublime 103 led Haxey Seconds to another victory.

Stanser had an afternoon to remember in Lincolnshire as he also clinched six wickets for 46.

Graham Skelton was another player in good form at the crease with a solid 39 before being caught.

The side are firmly placed at the top of the Lincolnshire County League’s second tier following their win by 62 runs over Cherry Willingham.

Haxey Firsts did not have quite the same luck as Woodhall Spa extended their lead at the top of the Readers Lincolnshire ECB Premier League after picking up 20 points at the expense of the Isle club.

The league’s leaders bowled Haxey out for 143 and romped home by 10 wickets.

Haxey’s under-11s were narrowly beaten in the final of their Challenge Cup by Cleethorpes.

The youngsters put on an impressive display to dispatch Barton Town in the semi-finals but were undone at the final hurdle.