CRICKET: In-form Woodhall Spa look to leave Skegness all at sea

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Woodhall Spa skipper Jack Luffman has challenged his players to continue their winning ways when they entertain Skegness tomorrow (Saturday) at Jubilee Park in the Lincolnshire ECB Premier League.

An impressive run of form has seen Woodhall climb to third place in the table, just behind leaders Bourne and Bracebridge Heath.

With four games still to play, Woodhall need Bourne to slip up - starting against Louth tomorrow.

However, Luffman believes there is still everything to play for and wants his side to round off the campaign on a high.

He said: “Bourne are obviously in the driving seat but you never know what could happen. All we can do is keep winning our games and see where that takes us.”

Woodhall do not need reminding that the title race could go down to the wire as they saw the championship slip through their grasp on the final day of last season at Market Deeping.

Woodhall should be at full strength tomorrow with Sam Evison available to partner the prolific Jon Cheer at the top of the order.

All rounder Ben O’Brien will be looking to build on his excellent performance in last Saturday’s win in a low scoring game at Market Deeping.

Luffman is predicting a tough battle against Skegness and will be wary of the form of Kiwi Brendan Young in the visiting ranks.

Young produced a one-man demolition job on Spalding last Saturday, hitting 126 in a score of 307 and then taking 6-14 as Spalding were dismissed for 66.

*Woodhall Spa seconds will be aiming to bounce back to winning ways tomorrow when they visit Stamford in the Premier Division of the South Lincs and Border League.