Grant hits 78 runs, but Friskney are beaten by Grantham

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Rob Grant’s 78 wasn’t enough to help Friskney to victory over Grantham in the South Lincs and Border League Division One.

The opener led the way for the home side before he was eventually dismissed by the bowling of Alex Kettle.

Fellow opener Mitch Griffiths posted 36 runs and Jack Ashton added 29 to the total as Friskney posted 177 before being dismissed with one of their 45 overs remaining.

Grantham earned their victory with four overs remaining.

Matthew Wing top scored for Grantham with 42, while Paul Johnson (25), Josh Mihill (22) and Danny Bates (13 not out) helped their side to 178-7.

Martin Hodgson (three), Ashton (two) and Wills Barker took wickets and Damien Lawson claimed a run out.