Tony, Callan lead Lyons to narrow derby victory

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HETTON Lyons scored a one-run victory over Eppleton in their DCB Junior League U13 Central Division derby.

Tony Forster and Callan Salkeld both hit 28 as Lyons made 92-5, with Ryan Greenwood picking up 2-6 .

Eppleton fell agonisingly short on 91-7, despite 24 from Jae Jarvis, while Ben Wilkinson bagged 3-12 and Salkeld grabbed two wickets.

Peterlee made a match-winning 94-2 before dismissing Murton for 36, while Adam Forster (25) and Rhys Slater (16) led Seaham Harbour to 78-4 as they beat Easington (43-8) by 35 runs. Whitburn’s Matthew Wilkinson bagged 2-4.

Nathan Donkin’s 39 top-scored in Whitburn’s 77 all out, before they restricted Marsden to 70-8, with Oliver Coates and Jamie Roper both grabbing two wickets.