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Champions start season with win


Champions Bracebridge Heath began the Lincolnshire Premier League season with an 88-run victory at Market Deeping.

Jim Morgan made the first century of the season, hitting 116 for Louth in their winning draw at Sleaford.

Lindum had a winning draw at Grimsby despite Richard Antcliffe's 119 not out for the home side, while Nettleham beat Woodhall Spa by five wickets.

Skegness's premier league debut ended in a winning draw against Bourne, and Caistor tied with Messingham.

Lincolnshire Premier League results for Saturday, 25 April:

Brigg Road: Caistor 181-9 (Langford 5-45); Messingham 181-8

Outgang Road: Bracebridge Heath 182-9 (P Morgan 61); Market Deeping 94

Jubilee Park: Woodhall Spa 221 (Crook 76, P Cook 5-55); Nettleham 222-5 (R Cook 81no)

Augusta Street: Lindum 229-6 (Hornsby 83); Grimsby 173-9 (Antcliffe 119no, Morrison 6-49)

London Road: Louth 224-9 (J Morgan 116, Bradford 6-59); Sleaford 194-7 (Bradford 65, Burford 60)

Richmond Drive: Skegness 236-4 (Epton 56, Butler 50no); Bourne 224-8 (Christmas 82, Hopkins 54)

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