PS Derbyshire & Cheshire League: week 13

Whaley Bridge CC v Compstall, Whaley's Dale Jones is caught behind
Whaley Bridge CC v Compstall, Whaley's Dale Jones is caught behind

Whaley Bridge fell to a six-wicket defeat at home to Compstall last Saturday.

They won the toss and chose to bat first but will have regretted that decision when they were soon all out for 94.

Whaley Bridge CC v Compstall, Whaley's Marc Thompson

Whaley Bridge CC v Compstall, Whaley's Marc Thompson

Despite N Woolley hitting 34, Compstall’s bowling duo of Chris Wood (4-44) and Stewart Bass (6-49) decimated the hosts’ attack.

Compstall then eased to 95-6 to secure the points.

Hayfield maintained top spot after a 144-run win at home to Tintwistle.

They posted 281-9 at the end of their 45 overs, with Gareth Davies knocking 89 as he narrowly missed out on a third ton in as many weeks.

M Robinson then struck 43 and S Patel 50 but 4-26 from Davies and 3-19 from B Higginbottom ensured Tintwistle could only make 137 all out.

Old Glossop posted 236-6 at Dove Holes with A Nicolson (79) and M McGraw (76 not out) impressing.

Dove were dismissed for 207, with K Jones knocking 77 not out.

Mottram travelled to Birch Vale and smashed their way to 337-6, J Smith 124.

In reply Will Freeman scored 53 and Jack Marshall 50, but R Nixon took 5-59 to reduce the hosts to 168.

Hawk Green set visitors Dinting 243 following 73 from Sam Messih. In reply Dinting collapsed to 110 all out, M Knight offering the only resistance with 68.

Woodley hit 286-6 against Broadbottom as Jamie Kay hit 103.

J Dodd then made 82 in the Broadbottom reply with 64 from Chris Cheetham-Roberts, but it wasn’t enough as they hit 219 all out.

In Division Two, New Mills posted 172-9 batting first at Charlesworth, B Boardman top-scoring with 38.

Josh Stevens then took 6-55 as Charlesworth were reduced to 108.

Buxton could only make 133 all out batting first at Newton, A Grant taking 3-27 and D Weston 3-18 for the hosts.

Weston was then 68 not out as Newton cruised to 134-2 as they sealed an eight-wicket win.

Hadfield posted 247-4 batting first at home to Buxworth, J Squires with 60, C Ball 69 and C Wyche 82 not out.

S Leatherbarrow then hit 63 and Joe Hall 97, but R Tranter took 5-20 to limit Buxworth to 205-9.

Hazel Grove sealed a 104-run victory away at Hollingworth, with Geoff Noden (50) and Jenny Dunn (63) both hitting half-tons.