EVESHAM Bengeworth were crowned champions in the 41st year of the Wychavon Parish Games.

The trophy presentation evening at Bretforton Sports Club was attended by representatives of the 29 parishes involved along with event sponsors, organisers and committee members.

After four years as overall winners, the runners-up with 161 points for the Mitchell and Butler Cup were Bretforton behind WMCRS Silver Salver victors Evesham Bengeworth on 163½.

The Small Parishes Trophy went to Wick while the Richard Preece Cup for the highest-placed medium parish was handed to Sedgeberrow.

The Group 4 Total Security Cup for the award of merit for the parish who entered the most events without winning was claimed by Broadway.

A special award was made to Ray Day from Wick who has been involved in the games since its inception in 1978.