George McEndoo - took a ton off Kentisbeare

BARNSTAPLE & Pilton are top of the D Division East thanks to a 130-run win over Kentisbeare.

A only two points separated the sides going into the game, B&P knew a win would put them top.

Barnstaple are now 15 points clear at the top with a trip to Honiton this Saturady.

George McEndoo hammered 12 fours and a six on his way to 112 in B&P’s total of 270 for three.

Jack Moore made 97 and shared a stand of 164 with McEndoo for the second wicket. McEndoo and Brady Saunders (35) added another 68 runs for the third.

Andy Chave and Mike Cooke did well to go for around four an over.

Kent were all out for 140 – no on making more than tail-ender Cooke (21).

There were lots of bits and pieces in the Kents’ total – 20s for David Armstrong and Neil Farley – but nothing to hang a chase on.

Steve Moore (3-16) led the bowling efforts, aided an abetted by James Lake (2-38), Saunders (2-27) and Lee Cole (2-21).

Going top of the table wasn’t the only special thing about Saturday for B&P.

For the first time in the club’s historythere were three century makers on the same day.

Drew Fewings (103no) and James Roe (100no) both made tons for the 2nd XI in their eight-wicket win over Kentisbeare 2nd XI.

McEndoo’s ton for the 1st XI created a bit more club history and a family first.

George and dad Pat are now the only father & son to make hundreds at Raleigh Meadow.

Woodbury & Newton St Cyres losing run at the bottom of the D Division East shows no sign of easing off.

Halberton & Sampford Peverell ensured a sixth straight defeat for Woodbury & Newton St Cyres when they beat them by five wickets.

Lloyd Loman, the former Budleigh player top scored with 35 for Woodbury in their 102 all out. Joe Parkinson and Sam Franks took three wickets each.

Josh Kallaway’s 31 not out finished the chase with more than 23 overs to go.

Topsham St James are one off the bottom of the table following their three-wicket defeat in the basement battle with Axminster.

Charlie Penn (37) was the leading run getter in Tops’ total of 94 all out. Alex Wraight (5-15) and Dave Field (3-14) did the damage with the ball.

Edd Kirby (3-24) and Ross Treleaven (3-39) made it hard for Axminster, but Sam Farrow (21no) got them over the line.

Honiton lost by four wickets to Upottery in the derby clash.

Dave Haysom and Adam Holmes both hit half centuries in Honiton’s 239 for eight. Tom Strawbridge (42) wasn’t far behind.

Upottery batters Jack Larcombe (79) and Ryan Pullman (81no) put on 132 for the fifth wicket to help deliver the win.

Tiverton came up short on the chase against Chardstock, whose 270 for eight was underpinned by Rob Hutchings with 103.

James Read (64), Dan Reed (84) and Richard Pugsley (46no) were the leading run getters in Tiverton’s 228 all out. Hutchings took four for 17.