Langholm slay city boys

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Langholm gained victory by seven wickets in the Eden Valley league match at home to Carlisle 3rds.

The visitors opened the batting and struggled on the rock-hard Castleholm wicket, finishing the 40 overs on 118 for 9.

In the home bowling, Chris Stewart had 3 for 30, Jack Pool 2 for 23 and Duncan Elliott 2 for 26.

Elliott (44) and Stewart (18) opened for Langholm and reached 50 in 12 overs. Jason Hall (10) and Gregor Masterton (8) passed the 100, with the former being joined by Ross Rae (9) when they passed the visitors’ total to finish on 120 for 3 wickets in 32.2 overs.