Having a few short weeks ago looked certainties for relegation from E Division (East) of the Tolchard's Devon Cricket League, Ottery St Mary 2nd XI escaped the drop by posting a fifth win from their final seven matches, writes Ian Townsend.
Tipton travelled to play Whimple with only 10 players and did so worrying that would not be strong enough considering they had suffered a heavy defeat when the sides met previously a few years before, writes Phil Wright.
Alex Barrow's century, his third of the league campaign - he has also hit nine half centuries - made for the ideal finish to a league term that has seen the opener score more league runs this season than anyone else at the Fortfield.
Clyst St George rounded off a wonderful season with a 15th win in 18 D Division East outings to leave them finishing as champions and a whopping 52 points better off than divisional runners-up Upottery who will join the Bohea Field men in the C Division East next season.
Exmouth completed their 2019 Tolchards Devon League campaign with a home defeat at the hands of a Sanford side that secured their top flight status for another season after their eight wicket win at the Maer ground.