Midsomer Norton’s Jack Penn contributed 89*after a shaky start from the openers, Chris Hampshire helped steady the ship with 37 and Norton posted a competitive 146-5. Bear Flat were there or there abouts until both Andrew Cox and Luke Justin weighed in with 3 wickets a piece, and Bear Flat were bowled out for 128 off the last ball of the innings.
Taunton St Andrews recorded a solid win over Bridgwater having posted 175-8 thanks to runs from James Matravers and the experienced Kevin Parsons and Steve Jenkins. Seth Locke was the pick of the Bridgwater bowlers taking 3-28. Matravers continued his good form taking 3-14, and was well supported by Ben Walford (3-27) and Theo Draper (3-19) and Bridgwater struggled to 117 all out.
57 from Shapwick’s Sam Patey helped them post 133-7 against Long Sutton. in reply, Shapwick struggled to take wickets and the Long Sutton top order all made solid contributions as they recorded their victory in the 17th over and booked a place in the semi finals.
Midsomer Norton must have though they were certain of beating Timsbury as they reduced them to 7-4, with Niel Brooks taking 3-13. Jessie Bishop then got stuck in finishing 60*, and with support from Jez Hare and Sol Thompson, Timsbury recovered to 134-6. Norton then lost wickets at regular intervals, and found themselves bowled out for 89 in the final over.
Rounding up the Intermediate Cup quarter finals games, Cleeve hosted Winscombe. A 71 runs opening partnership between Mitchell Want and Sam Williams helped Cleeve post 167-7. Glenn Lewin then took 3-17 and helped restrict Winscombe to 134-8.
Cleeve v Timsbury
Long Sutton v Taunton St Andrews