Three players hit 69 in the same match

There were three scores of 69 as Plumpton beat Wivelsfield in a Mid Division match.

Louise Simmonds and Karen Speirs reached that total for Plumpton, with Jane Silk matching it for Wivelsfield.

Silk has been in good form but was again a loser as she hit 64 against Adastra.

Another Mid Division player in form has been Adastra’s Tina Janman, with scores of 82 retired and 54.

In the Central Division it is the bowlers who have generally been on top, with the best figures coming from Partridge Green’s Jackie Ansell (6-38) and Horsted Keynes’ Debbie Wheatland (6-54).

stoolball results

Central Sussex League, Tuesday May 21: Bolney 115-8 (Grace Bull 44, Serena Coombes 3-38) lost to Hurstpierpoint 116-8 (Judy Dryland 41, Claire Tayor 31, Grace Bull 4-39, Karen Edwards 3-45); Clayton 167-1 (Kirsti Shaw 46, Linda Murray 45 ret, Megan Buckland 34 no) bt Balcombe 99-6 (Judy Firth 36 no, Carol Dutton 26, Shelley Croydon-Elkins 4-43); Crawley Down 40 all out (Jodie Batchelor 4-10, Julie Gravett 4-16) lost to Lindfield 84-3; Horsted Keynes 162-3 (Sharon Scott 78, Sally Weston 61) bt Blackstone 74 all out (Sonia Halls 33, Val Upfold 3-23, Jade Gardiner 3-36).

Thursday May 23: Clayton 122-6 (Amanda Brown 43 no, Linda Murray 28, Tiffany Alfred 4-38) bt Crawley Down 74-7; Hurstpierpoint 105 all out (Serena Coombes 35, Debbie Wheatland 6-54, Val Upfold 3-51) lost to Horsted Keynes 115-4 (Susie Baker 34 no, Sharon Scott 30); Lindfield 160-3 (Casey Dunford 30ret, Louise Cooper 28, Janice Hawkins 27ret, Julie Gravett 26) bt Balcombe 62 all out (Julie Gravett 4-25, Hazel Hamilton 3-25); Partridge Green 148 (Karen Taylor 36, Sarah Howell 27, Jackie Ansell 26, Sue Edwards 25) bt Bolney 75 (Maria Foster 25, Jackie Ansell 6-38, Anne West 4-37).

Junior Division Monday May 20: Horsted Keynes 111-8 (Imogen Emmerson 38, Lily Bravo 30, Emily Fairhall 4-32, Courtney Taylor 3-50) bt Lindfield 95-8 (Gabrielle Fitzsimons 4-14, Imogen Emmerson 3-26); Partridge Green 39 all out (Mollie Bates 7-9) lost to Balcombe 116-9 (Izzy Trott 29ret, Eve Bolland 29ret, Louise Harris 4-20).

Mid Division, Tuesday May 14: All fixtures postponed.

Thursday May 16: Plumpton 157 (Louise Simmonds 69, Karen Speirs 69) bt Wivelsfield 155 (Jane Silk 69, Alison Chambers 54).

Tuesday May 21: Adastra 137-3 (Louise Carr 63no, Tina Janman 54) bt Plumpton 127-4; Balcombe 97 off 9 overs bt Ditchling 89.

Thursday May 23: Wivelsfield 133-3 (Jane Silk 64, Caroline Fairhall 56no) lost to Adastra 170-3 (Tina Janman 82ret); Ringmer 106 (Nicky Tuppen 63) lost to Ditchling 128 (Susie Harrison 76).