DCCL Week 18: Report & pics

Buxton cc v Chapel, Buxton's Tim Budd
Buxton cc v Chapel, Buxton's Tim Budd
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Mottram hosted New Mills at Birch Vale, due to ongoing ground work, and put on 175-9 thanks to Ryan Fitton’s 63.

Despite Dave Ward’s 5-36, the Millers couldn’t build on the innings and fell short on 148-9.

Buxton cc v Chapel, Buxton's Tom Griffin

Buxton cc v Chapel, Buxton's Tom Griffin

Whaley hosted Compstall, who put on 192-6 thanks to D Bailey’s top 101. Harry Holden then hit 63 and Lee Jones 45, but R Lindley’s 5-58 saw Whaley reach just 175-9.

Dinting followed their Bissenden Cup win with victory over visiting Broadbottom, batting first the home side made 217-7 as Greg Harwick hit 109. In reply Chris Cheetham-Roberts hit 36 but Jarrad Massey took 4-40 as Broadbottom were bowled out for 141.

Tintwistle were invited to bat by hosts Woodley and went on to score 257-4, AJ Harris hitting an unbeaten 81, Rick Harris 81, P Higginbottom 45 and J Pool 38. Matt Robinson then took 5-27 as Woodley finished on 168-8.

Hawk Green batted first at Hayfield and posted an impressive 242 all out, Sam Messih with 51 and J Unsworth 54. It proved to be too much for Hayfield despite B Higginbottom’s 51 as the hosts closed on 207-9.

Buxton cc v Chapel, Chapel's Jimmy Hawtin

Buxton cc v Chapel, Chapel's Jimmy Hawtin

Old Glossop batted first at home to Hadfield and scored 214 all out, Matt Woodcock top-scoring on 55. P Drury then hit 44 and Liam Doyle 72 not out as Hadfield made 217-7 to secure victory.

In Division Two, Buxton took first knock at home to Chapel and posted 151-8, Joel Frowhein hitting 33 as J Hawtin took 5-55.

J Jackson then scored 55 as Chapel reached their target for the loss of eight wickets, T Griffin taking 3-44.

Hollingworth batted first at home to Dove Holes and could only make 103 all out, as Dave Cartledge took 5-28. Both openers were not out as Dove reached 104, D Jones on 37 and Tom Forder 60.

Dove Holes seconds v Hollingworth seconds, Kieran Jones

Dove Holes seconds v Hollingworth seconds, Kieran Jones

Charlesworth were restricted to 111-9 as they batted first at Offerton, R Sadaqat taking 4-24. Gaz Evans then took 3-25 but Offerton secured back-to-back victories as they finished 112-6.

High Lane travelled to Buxworth and elected to bat, going on to make 176 all out as Adam Jarrad hit 51. Buxworth were cruising at 85-0, Joe Hall hitting 62 and Mark Drabble 32 but Gareth Hughes took 7-33 as the home side collapsed to 174.

Newton would have hoped to capitalise on second placed Buxworths defeat as they elected to bat at Hazel Grove, however they were soon all out for just 68 as Ian Halford ripped through the batting order to take 6-26 and Mark Clayton 3-17. R Burke was then unbeaten on 30 as Hazel Grove hit 70-4.

In Division Three, Hollingworth batted first at Dove Holes and hit 141-6, M Osborne making 38.

In reply M Johnson hit 58 not out and P Scowen 74 not out as Dove raced to 144-1.