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Victory fails to save Stourport
6:00am Thursday 19th September 2013 in Sportsview
STOURPORT ended the season with a 93-run victory over Wyre Forest rivals Cookley but could not prevent their relegation from Worcestershire League Division Two.
Despite gaining 24 points, Stourport finished the campaign second from bottom.
Batting first, Stourport battled hard under difficult conditions to amass 180-7.
Andy Siwicki again proved to be the pick of the Stourport batting with 89 not out as Stourport reached 180-7.
Cookley bowlers Ryan Parker and Danny Soley impressed with 3-63 each from their 16 and 15 over spells.
In reply, the hosts had no answer to Gav Bryan’s fine bowling 6-40 and were skittled out for just 87.
Stourport’s seconds ended a superb season by finishing runners up in Division Two and will now join local rivals Cookley and Bewdley in Division One next season.
Batting first, Oldwinford were bowled out for just 127, with Matt Roberts (4-45) and 3-20 from skipper Mark Guest starring with the ball.
In reply, Spencer Colley again made batting look easy as he finished on 84 not out.
With 10 players missing a weakened Cookley seconds fell to a six-wicket loss to Pedmore.
They posted 205 all out having been put into bat, with Simon Cook bludgeoning 57.
Pedmore then made 209-4 in reply.
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