Somerset Cricket League Division Three

Huntspill & District 184-5 beat Uphill Castle II 180-8 by five wickets

HALF-centuries from Dean Cavill and Andy Jarvis guided Huntspill & District to a five wicket victory over Uphill Castle II to pull them away from the bottom two in Division Three.

Cavill (58) and Jarvis (51no) were both in fine form as Hunstpill cruised past their victory target of 180 with two overs to spare.

C Organ also added an unbeaten 35, to seal a five wicket win.

Earlier, Sam Lillycrop (3-60) and M Crawford (3-21) had halted a strong start from Uphill whose top-order got the visitors off to a flyer.

Matt Counsell (2-27) was at his economical best with the ball, bowling 12 overs for just 27, including six maidens.

M Hodder (53) and A Llewellyn (47) top scored for Uphill, but their final total was well below par.