STOGUMBER kept their 15-point lead at the top of the third division in the West Somerset Cricket League after beating Cutcombe by seven wickets at home in a low scoring game.

Choosing to bat first, Cutcombe never recovered from losing opener Lee Baker and Elliott Binding cheaply.

James Gregory was their top scorer with only 20 while Cutcombe slumped to 107 all out. Jake Watson snapped up 5-28 while M Richings took 2-24 and L Penny 2-16.

Sampford also lost two early wickets before Elias Hayes (38) and M Richings (34) steered the leaders to victory.

Sampford Arundel stay second after they, too, won by seven wickets at Minehead who were bowled out for 147 in 35.5 overs. Vishnu Kombath top scored for the seasiders with 66 while Darren Richards made 24.

Will Crossly was the pick of the bowlers with 5-60, while Seb Coe took 2-32 and Charlie Crossley 2-25. 

Sampford also had problems when batting but their match-winner was Will Lyon-Taylor who scored 87, an innings which included 26 fours.

Despite being bowled out for 86, Bishops Hull won by 17 runs away to Cannington, while Wiveliscombe went down by 29 runs at home to Fitzhead who won for only the second time this season.