Champions complete season with triumph

Jubilant Heckmondwike and Carlinghow celebrate winning the Premier Section title.

Jubilant Heckmondwike and Carlinghow celebrate winning the Premier Section title.

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Heckmondwike and Carlinghow celebrated winning the Huddersfield Central Premier Section in style with victory over Higham last Saturday.

Heckmondwike used 10 bowlers, six of whom were among the wickets, as the champions dismissed Higham for 119 in their final match,

Heckmondwike reorganised their batting order but eased to victory in 17 overs as Neil Parkinson made 39.

Huddersfield Central League President Jack Carson presented the trophy to Heckmondwike captain Chris Allen on Saturday evening, with the title winning team pictured celebrating below.

Mount finish the campaign third after they suffered a 28-run defeat to Leymoor in their final game.

G Harris led the way as he struck a splendid 108 as Leymoor were bowled out for 160.

Harris then claimed 3-19 and with support from C Johnson (3-25), Mount were dismissed for 132,

It has still been a successful season for the Staincliffe side, who won three trophies.

Mount’s first team defeated Heckmondwike and Carlinghow in the Allsop Cup final while their seconds team completed the Section A title and Tinker Cup double.

Mount B dismissed Flockton for 81 last week, with A Hussain claiming 5-35 and completed an eight-wicket win with Makbul Hussain unbeaten on 61.

Heckmondwike and Carlinghow B finished a creditable fourth place in Section A after beating Calder Grove A by one run in their final game.

Veteran Brian Hill led the way with 57 as Heckmondwike were bowled out for 146.