TEENAGER George Stevenson scored an imperious maiden century to help the Burghill, Tillington and Weobley thirds to a 112-run victory against Dales seconds.
After electing to bat Burghill lost early wickets, including Mark Preece, who was bowled by 15-year-old seamer Ollie Bufton for six in what he recalled as ‘the ball of the century’

Graeme Morgan was then joined by 16-year-old Stevenson and they steadied the ship with a 80 run partnership, before Morgan was out for an entertaining 35, with 5 fours.
Fourteen-year-old Archie Stevenson then entered the fray with his eldest sibling.  They shared a 53, run-a-ball partnership after which the youngest Stevenson was out for a stylish 31, which included five fours.
Stevenson then went on a rampage finishing on 105 not out, reaching his maiden senior hundred off 72 balls as the Burgs finished on 257-5 off their allotted 40 overs.
In reply Dales wickets continued to fall at regular intervals and eventually they finished on 145 all out off 33.4 overs.

Not content with his swashbuckling hundred, Stevenson bagged 3-23 off eight overs with the ball.

A local derby clash in the Worcestershire League Division Eight (South) saw Colwall third host Eastnor’s seconds with the two pathway sides consisting of mixture of experience and progressing youth team players.

Eastnor were put into bat and boosted by a chanceless century by experienced Neil James (103), who was the cornerstone of a partnership of 186 with James Rose (an unbeaten 89.

With Eastnor’s season’s best 241/1 to chase, Colwall lost skipper Tom Palmer in the first over but were midway through what looked like a well-paced reply on 98-3 before torrential rain after 24 overs turned the Ghost Meadow ground into a temporary lake.

The Duckworth Lewis method declared Eastnor the winners by 11 runs.

In the Worcestershire Premier Division, Bromyard suffered a losing draw at Redditch after posting a target of 172, while Brockhampton were beaten at home against Astwood Bank.