Perrott progressed to the last 16 of the National Village Cup on Sunday for the first time in their history with a victory against Roche CC from Cornwall who had won the Devon & Cornwall section of the competition.
The visitors choose to bat first and Perrott did a fantastic job of containment in holding them to 158 all out in the 40th over.
Perrott lost George Retter second ball but his opening partner Nick Taylor batted through the innings for 66 not out to steer the team home in the 35th over with 5 wickets down.
Perrott now host Marshfield ( Gloucestershire) on Sunday 8th July with the winners hosting the quarter final match..
Another great weekend for the club with 3 senior wins from 4 games including a massive maiden century from George Retter of 195 against Staplegrove.
1st XI at home to Staplegrove batted first Retter and Whorlow 48 put on 177 for the first wicket. Retter then went on to score 195 his maiden century and was assisted by skipper Jake Symes 38 NO as Perrott were able to declare on 338-4 in 44.5 overs.
Staplegrove were soon in trouble as Stacey Hawes 5-45 and Josh Marshall-James 4-37 tore in to the visitors who totalled 100 exactly, giving Perrott a maximum 24 points.
2nd's made the short journey to South Petherton. Batting first Perrott were given a good start by Nick Taylor 35 and Joseph Eckland 35 before Tommy Stewart contuinued his good form with 84 in a total of 231-7. Perrott took control of the Petherton innings with Max Dicker taking 5-51 and 2 wickets each for Mark Downing and Rick Hyett as the home side were bowled out for 173.
3rd XI came off second best in a low scoring game at Wincanton.
Our youth teams continued their recent good run with U10's beating South Petherton by 103 runs. U12's went to Ilton and scored 116-5 and then contained the home side to 82-9.
U13's hosted Taunton St Andrews who scored 169-6 despite good knocks from Ronnie Frost and Tegan Furner who both scored 30 (retired) Perrott finished short of the required total on 119-6. The U15 went to Street and scored an impressive 135-8 before restricting Street to 106-5 to secure another victory.
Perrott collected another 4 wins from 6 games over the weekend.
1st XI travelled to North Petherton and soon had the home side in trouble at 10-3. A mid order revival was seen off off by the spin bowlers and but for some sloppy attempted catches the final score would of been less than the 120 achieved. Gordon Whorlow taking 4-6 and Stacey Hawes 3-29. Perrott's reply raced along to 72 before George Retter went for 53. Whorlow 58NO and Jonny Ireland then saw Perrott home for the loss of just 1 wicket.
2nd XI were at home to Wellington and the visitors seemed to be heading for a big total at 193-4 but a late order collapse saw them all out for 218. Rick Hyett 3-61 and 2 wickets each for Hugo Hammond,Sam Rowswell and Max Dicker. The Perrott reply was lead by Nick Taylor with 73 Tommy Stewart 30 and the home side finished on 219-7 to secure a 3 wicket victory.
3rd Xi made the short trip to South Petherton. Batting first Jonny Hopper 38 and George Bromfield were the top scorers in Perrott's 148-8. The home side were able to knock the runs off for 5 wickets down, George Preston 2-25 was the pick of the Perrott bowlers.
Sunday XI hosted Comton Dundon and the visitors choice to bat first. They put up a creditable 245-5 of which Jonny Ireland took 4-33. Nick Taylor 101NO and Jack Henderson 100 (retired) lead the Perrott charge as the home side scored the winning runs in 30 overs having lost just 1 wicket.
Perrott U13's hosted Taunton CC on Friday and proved too strong for the visitors. Taunton made 97 all out Ronnie Frost taking 4-11. In reply Perrott lost just 1 wicket to secure the 9 wicket win.
The U15's were at home to Bridgewater in what was a very close game.Bridgwater batting firat made 106-9 with Will Owen taking 4-13. Perrott's reply seemed to be going well with Tegan Furner 24 and Ollie Lowe 45 leading the way however Perrott finished on 103-9 losing by just 3 runs.
6 weeks today (Tuesday 3rd July ) we welcome Dorset CCC and Somerset CCC to Willis Lane for T20 cricket.
Game starts 5.30 and gates will open 4.00. All pay on the day adults £10
Refreshments, bar , BBQ
Come and watch Somerset 1st XI in their final warm up before the Vitality T20 bash begins.
Mon 25th June
U12 v Martock 6.00
Thursday 28th June
Street v Perrott Monkeys U19 6.15 T20
Fri 29th June
U13 v Taunton Deane 6.00 ( at Willis Lane )
Sat 30th June
Uphill Castle v 1st XI 12.30
2nd XI v Ilton 1.30
Ilton 2's v 3rd XI 1.30
Sun 1st July
U10 v Chard 10.00 ( PHS)
U15 v Long Sutton 10.00
Compton Dundon v Sunday XI 2.00