‘Winner takes in all’ games in Devon Cricket League divisions

Hugo Whitlocktook. Photo: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK.

Hugo Whitlocktook. Photo: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK. - Credit: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK

It's all to play for when the shortened Devon Cricket League moves into the final round of group matches this Saturday, with winner-takes-all games right across the divisions.

Premier Central contenders Bovey Tracey (2nd) travel to leaders Bradninch after paceman Hugo Whitlock's five wickets, including a third hat-trick of the season, inspired them to an 89-run win over Exeter.

Torquay (ave 15.75), Abbotskerswell (14.33) and Barton (14) could all still top South One - Barton have a tasty derby against Torquay at Cricketfield Road and Abbots travel to Bovey 2nds.

Leaders Dartington and Totnes host second-placed Ipplepen in South Two.

There are similar match-ups in South Three, where Paignton 2nds take on Stoke Gabriel at Queen's Park and, in South Three, with leaders South Devon travelling to Walls Hill to meet Babbacombe.

Results round-up: Premier West - Plymouth 229 bt Paignton 148 (Charlie Ward 53no) by 81 runs; South One - Torquay 145 (Kazi Szymanski 50; Elliott Adams 6-24) lost to Abbotskwerswell 139-2 revised target (Eddie Smout-Cooper 70no) by 8wkts; Barton 130 (Shaun Needham 40, Darren Cowley 34; Chris Yabsley 5-20) bt Bovey II 104 by 25runs; South Two - Dartington/Totnes 236-5 bt Brixham 101 by 135runs, Ipplepen 157-4 (Neil Hancock 60no) bt Chudleigh 156 by 1run; South Three - Stoke Gabriel 150-9 (Andrew Kingdon 57no) tied with Ashburton 150 (Jake Pascoe 82; Jack Tolley 5-23), Shaldon 83 (Tim Robinson 4-20) lost to Paignton II 84-2 by 8wkts; South Four - Babbacombe 187-6 (Tim Goodwin 125no) bt Ippepen II 119 by 68runs, Chelston/Kingskerswell 110 lost to South Devon 113-4 by 6wkts.

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