WESTGATE and Carnforth are destined to compete in the Westmorland Cricket League Division One play off - after both won their latest games to remain unbeaten in their groups.

The pair will also compete in the Hackney & Leigh Final on Bank Holiday Monday after Carnforth beat Arnside on Sunday.

Carnforth were indebted to Ryan Nelson (39) and Brad Hoyle (74 not out) in making 138/5 from their 40 overs.Adam Richardson made 21, but safe catching and a brilliant diving effort at mid-off from Stan Rich to dismiss Nobby Lee meant Arnside were chasing the game before Alex Benson (5/21) dismissed Arnside for 81.

It was Archie Rich (4/15) and Jack Thompson (3/17) who starred as Carnforth demolished Sedgwick for 52 on Saturday, with only Sam Portmann (24) making double figures. Nelson made an unbeaten 27 as the League holders cantered home by 8 wickets.

Arnside beat Silverdale by 94 runs with Adam Richardson making 92 not out, the hundredth time that the master batsman has made 50 or more for Arnside in an innings.

In the final game in 1a, Warton and Milnthorpe played out a thrilling draw at the Hyning. Warton made 191/6 with Tom Barnfield leading from the front with 68, Bob Baldwin taking 3/23. Milnthorpe were struggling at 52/3, but Mike Wills (78 not out) and James Parkinson (34) added 94, but with Richard Forsythe taking 3/45 the visitors fell 7 short on 184/7.

Zak Buchanan’s 6/9 dismissed Burneside for 90, with Captain Andy Hill skilfully deploying Buchanan in several spells to maximise his impact. Ben Leacock top scored with 27 including three big sixes. Nathan Chambers (3/26) bowled well, but all the Westgate batsmen chipped in as they maintained their 100% record in a 5-wicket win. After taking 7/2 last week, Dave Jack took a career best 8/21 as Shireshead bowled out Heysham for 54.

James Lambert made 80 from 74 balls as Trimpell completed the double over Bare.

Sam Tomlinson (108) and Dan Dixon (95) added 190 for the second wicket for Carnforth 2nds as the home club compiled 255/4 against Kirkby Lonsdale who set out their stall for a draw finishing on 85/5.

Shireshead’s new off spinner took 6/29 for the seconds as Cartmel were all out for 122, Will Anderson making 48 in an opening stand of 82 with Eddie Hart (32) before Cunnington got to work.

Sedbergh School seconds beat Ingleton by two wickets in a high scoring game at Sedbergh. Ingleton made 193/7 and the target was reached with six overs to spare.

Westgate 2nds consolidated their lead at the top of the group with teenager Freddie Whatuff (66) making a maiden fifty for the club in Westgate’s 177/6 and Jacob Vaughan (4/15) taking his first hat-trick as Netherfield thirds were all out for 100.

The Warne brothers, Robert and Andrew, both made 26 for Coniston as Holme bowled them out for 118 It was too many for Holme who were all out for 72. Windermere beat Sedgwick 2nds by 8 wickets and on Sunday, holders Cartmel reached the final of the British Rose Cricket Trophy.

Holme made 139 with a 36 ball 51 from Carl Weiss, before Jono Cooper (6/29) cleaned up the innings with a hat-trick. 54 not out from William Anderson and 28 from Bob Davies saw Cartmel home.

14-year-old Ernie Collinson made 80 not out for Shireshead thirds adding 110 with Paul Coulson (58 not out) as the home side totalled 165/3.

It was too much for Trimpell who finished on 123/7. Heysham seconds stay top of division three south thanks to a 32 run with over Arnside seconds.

Bare overcame Morecambe thirds by 43 runs with Westgate achieving their first point, after hanging on for a narrow win over Galgate.

Burnside seconds picked up a cup win over Kirkby Lonsdale and a win over Holme on Sunday, and elsewhere former pro Tony Johnson smashed 76 in Leven Valley’s draw with Coniston seconds. Ingleton seconds lost by four wickets to Ambleside who remain top of division three north. Kirkby Lonsdale seconds beat Kendal thirds by three wickets on Sunday. Barnaby Wileman took 3/2 as Ingleton 2nds lost by three wickets to Ambleside, who remain top of their group. Kirkby Lonsdale seconds beat Kendal thirds by three and Milnthorpe 2nds, 123/9, enjoyed a winning draw against Netherfield.