Cricket: PS Derbyshire and Cheshire League, week 3

Buxworth CC v Buxton, Buxworth's Nathan Critchlow
Buxworth CC v Buxton, Buxworth's Nathan Critchlow

In week three of Division One, Hawk Green batted first at home to Dove Holes and raced to 309-6.

This total was thanks to Sam Messih (57), Paul Needham (70), Pete Richards (34), Jordan Henderson (39) and an unbeaten 33 from Lee Hallas.

Buxworth CC v Buxton, a half century for Andrew Slater in the week of his seventeenth birthday

Buxworth CC v Buxton, a half century for Andrew Slater in the week of his seventeenth birthday

In reply, D Jones then hit 101 for Dove Holes but they were dismissed for 179.

Hayfield also smashed a huge total against visitors Broadbottom, reaching 321-5 as Shane Furness hit 77, Kieran Sharpe 66, Russ Evans 40, G Davis 30 not out and G Wood 39 not out.

In a spirited chase, A Walsh hit 43, Ryan Welsh 110 and Rick Barron 43 but 5-69 from Ben Higginbottom saw Broadbottom bowled out for 293.

Old Glossop batted first at home to Tintwistle and made 209-6. In reply Tintwistle fell well short, finishing 177-9.

Mottram batted first at Whaley Bridge and amassed 248-7 as Ryan Nixon hit 64 and Sam Fazackerley 48 not out as Eddie Ford took 4-78.

J Beveridge then hit 80 for Whaley Bridge but A Burke took 4-72 to help limit the home side to 197-8.

Compstall took first knock against hosts Woodley and were bowled out for 166, J Webb making 33 and Jarrod Ince 35.

Woodley then finished agonisingly close to their target on 159-9 as Lee Goodwin was left unbeaten on 55, J Abbott taking 3-24.

Dinting recorded a win at Birch Vale after the hosts were all out for 123. Dinting responded by knocking 126 for the loss of just four wickets.

In Division Two, Buxton batted first at Buxworth and were bowled out for 177 with A Slater scoring 55 as Joe Hall took 5-69.

In reply Ian Fairley hit 45 as Buxworth reached 178-8 to record a two-wicket win.

Chapel batted first at home to Hollingworth and finished 154 all out, recovering from 55-8 as M Wagstaffe finished 65 not out.

Hallam then took 5-26 and J Jackson 4-28 as Hollingworth crumbled to 56 all out.

Charlesworth struggled batting first at home to New Mills, closing on 128-8 with Nick Bennett unbeaten on 31.

Callum Firth then smashed 81 not out as New Mills cruised to 130-1.

Hazel Grove batted first at Hadfield and scored 115-6 as Rick Burke hit 30. Hadfield then raced to their target finishing on 117-3.

High Lane forfeited the points against Newton, having failed to raise a side.

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