H&L in bottom two after defeat

Hales & Loddon dropped into the Norfolk Alliance Division One bottom two after their losing draw at home to Bradenham.

Brett Stolworthy (95no) and Lewis Denmark (66) were the main scorers in 277 for seven.

Rob Andersen made 55 in H&L’s reply of 200 for seven, Chad Balluza restricting them with four for 35.

Topcroft (164) lost at Swardeston A (166 for four) in the same section.

In Division Two, Hillington’s Ashley Jarvis claimed four for 46 to steer his side to a 21-run win over Beccles, who made 210 (Richard Turrell 61) to Hillington’s 231.

In Division Four, Bungay made 211 for seven against Mundford’s 215 for four while in Division Five, Brooke A (100) lost to Winterton (101 for two).

Division Six saw Topcroft A (192 for three) beat Lowestoft Town A (190 for five) but Beccles A (103) got no joy against Garboldisham A, who had made 197.