Scunthorpe Town champions of the Lincolnshire County Cricket League
Scunthorpe Town clinched the Lincolnshire County Cricket League premier division championship on Saturday and are now eligible for promotion to the top competition, the Lincolnshire ECB Premier, for the very first time.
Scunthorpe won at Broughton to lift the title.
The victory prompted celebrations at Broughton and back at Town's ground - Heslam Park, off Ashby Road, Scunthorpe, the club's second team also being champions of division two.
All-rounder Ram Chand said on the club's Facebook page: "As a player and individual of a very successful cricket club, I am so proud of the achievements our club has made.
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"It's been fantastic all the way through, from juniors to seniors.
"We have a great club, treated like family, and honestly deserve all the plaudits we shall receive now and later.
"Deeper down in our club's success are the people who are behind doors and work for the club.
"I, for one, shall sing your praises. Huge pat on the back for all concerned, and they know who they are."
Coach Paul Inman described it as a great season for the club.
He said: "Congratulations to you all on a fantastic season.
"I think Ram has said it all. Teamwork wins titles, and we have repeatedly shown great teamwork from the junior team managers, groundstaff scorers, various committee members, tea ladies, coaches, players and families to become the Second Division and Premier League champions."
Ram's brother, Garmeshe Chand, said: "ECB Premier league cricket is a huge achievement to get and we have the excellent foundations as a club to achieve greater success."
Tom Brumby added: "EBC cricket here we come!"
And according to Josh Pashley it was: "One hell of a season to remember."
Meanwhile, Scunthorpe Town chairman Richard Barwell has won a coveted England and Wales Cricket Board Osca award for Lincolnshire - in the Building Bridges category.
He was nominated for the brilliant job he has done in enhancing the communication and relationship between the cricket and rugby clubs at Heslam Park.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Premier division: South Kelsey 189, Alkborough 190 for eight; Scunthorpe Town 248 for three, Broughton 192 for eight.
Division one: Appleby-Frodingham 2nds 236 for six, Louth 2nds 188 for six; Bracebridge Heath 2nds 219 for six, Cleethorpes 3rds 149; Horncastle 119, Holton-le-Clay 120 for four.
Division two: Messingham 2nds 160 for seven, Keelby 140; Grimsby Town 2nds 188 for eight, Nettleham 2nds 192 for three; Scunthorpe Town 2nds 167, Owmby 166 for nine.
Division three: Alford 2nds 208 for six, South Kelsey 2nds 108; Cherry Willingham 2nds 158 for nine, Haxey 2nds 160 for six; Hibaldstow 65, Cleethorpes 4ths 66 for five.
Division four: Hykeham 314 for six, Keelby 2nds 88; Scothern 2nds 157, Caistor 3rds 158 for eight; Immingham Blossom Way 102, Morton 104 for four.
LINCS LEAGUE - SUNDAY
Premier division: Broughton 154 for seven, Cherry Willingham 155 for seven.
LINCS ECB PREMIER - SATURDAY
Lindum 227-8 (Hornsby 63, De Silva 75), Louth 103 (G West 63no); Bracebridge Heath 185-9, Haxey 118 (Bell 62, Trembath 6-50); Skegness 242-9 (Gordon 53), Market Deeping 191-9; Boston 241 (Azim 65), Grimsby 194-8 (Morgan 58); Bourne 246-7 (Louth 100, Berry 55), Sleaford 176 (Berry 5-28); Hartsholme 227-9 (Spence 99), Woodhall Spa 194-9.