MANSFIELD LEAGUE ROUND-UP: centurions Glenn and New on the rampage

TON-UP GLENN -- Kirkby Portland batsman Gary Glenn, who fired an unbeaten century.
TON-UP GLENN -- Kirkby Portland batsman Gary Glenn, who fired an unbeaten century.

Unbeaten centuries by Gary Glenn, for Kirkby Portland, and Joe New, for Mansfield Hosiery Mills, were the highights of the Section One action in the Mansfield and District Sunday League.

Glenn fired 112no in a 154-run win that maintained Portland’s challenge for the title. They crushed Coal Aston and now sit only two points behind leaders Handsworth.

Meanwhile New hammered 134no to ease the woes of bottom-of-the-table Hosiery Mills, who demolished fellow strugglersw Eastwood by 206 runs.

In the Premier Section, Eckington stay clear top after an eight-wicket win over Anston, while Hucknall sit second, 18 points behind, after thumping Teversal by 101 runs.

PREMIER SECTION

ASHOVER (4) 156 lost to FARNSFIELD (20) 157-6 by four wickets.

ANSTON (2) 153 (Ampolu 37, Marsh 35, Davel 3-30) lost to ECKINGTON (20) 156-2 (Davel 122no) by eight wickets.

GRASSMOOR (17) 263-8 (Fletcher 117, Bedford 76, Marriott 4-66, Mitchell 4-69) drew with WELBECK (9) 189-7 (Jones 62, Marchant 61).

HUCKNALL (20) 218-8 (Robin Maxwell 69, George Buckthorpe 59, Josh Downie 34, Craig Ogglesby 3-30, Billy North 3-62) beat TEVERSAL (3) 117 (Calum Else 70, Max Thompson 3-24) by 101 runs.

SECTION ONE

KIRKBY PORTLAND (20) 260-2 (Gary Glenn 112no, Liam King 87) beat COAL ASTON (0) 106 (Griffin 31, Alister Bradbury 3-30, Jack Giles 3-32) by 154 runs.

MANSFIELD HOSIERY MILLS (20) 317-2 (Joe New 134no, Garsite 73, Bowles 58) beat EASTWOOD (0) 111 (Firth 5-21) by 206 runs.

UNDERWOOD (8) 189 (Marc Holmes 68, Thomas Chalkley 41, Imogen Bearder 3-48) lost to SOUTH WINGFIELD (20) 192-9 (Oliver Green 74, Harry Brown 58, Ed Charlton 4-62) by one wicket.

SECTION TWO

DENBY (20) 234-8 (Daniel Burgoyne 71) beat CRESWELL (3) 78 by 156 runs.