DINTING eased to victory at Old Glossop to be crowned Peak Sports Derbyshire & Cheshire League champions for the second year running.
The reigning Division One champions dismissed the hosts for 142, before chasing down their target with relative ease to finish on 148-5 and spark celebrations in the away dressing room.
Hayfield finished second after defeating already relegated Buxton.
Third-placed Tintwistle crushed Dove Holes, bowling the visitors out for 114 with G Jones taking 3-14 and M Robinson 3-26, as S Cartledge made 42 not out. Tintwistle lost just one wicket in reaching 117 as R Harris finished on 58 not out and M Knight made 35.
Newton will join Buxton in Division Two next season, despite beating visitors New Mills on Saturday. New Mills made 184-9, with C Firth making 56, J Duckworth 42 and A Holmes 53, while J Koria took 3-47. Newton reached their target for the loss of four wickets thanks to A Grant (41), G Wilde (38 not out) and A Alcock (54 not out).
Hazel Grove secured their league status at Birch Vale. Retiring I Hayward took his season tally to 60 wickets with 5-52 as Birch were dismissed for 122. He then top-scored with 36 to see his side to victory for the loss of four wickets.
Hawk Green batted first at home to Broadbottom and set 233 all out, J Blackhurst scoring 65 and L Hallas 44. In reply, C Cheetham-Roberts and A Demidh both made 32 as Broadbottom were bowled out for 152.
Having already secured the Division Two title, Mottram travelled to Hollingworth and set 144-9 as A Brown made 40, while D Morris took 3-16 and R Gibson 6-5. They then bowled the home side out for 111, M Knight making 41 as R Nixon took 6-28.
Compstall recorded a four-wicket win at Hadfield to secure promotion. The hosts were dismissed for 125, J Squires top-scoring with 31 as S Markovich took 4-46 and D Millen 3-32. Despite 4-26 from R Hirst, Compstall finished on 129-6.
Woodley batted first at Buxworth and were dismissed for 143, J Kay making 46 and N Bradford 37 while M Drabble took 4-44 and D Inglefield 4-12. D Gilbride then smashed 73 not out and S Leatherbarrow 32 not out as Buxworth secured an eight-wicket win.
Basement side High Lane travelled to Chapel-en-le-Frith and were all out for 127, T Whitney making 41 as J Jackson took 3-45 and J Hawtin 3-24. Chapel raced to 131-5, M Wagstaffe making 44.
Whaley Bridge hosted Charlesworth and restricted the visitors to 118-8, E Morley making a fine 67 as E Kitchen took 4-16. Despite 4-42 by G Evans, Whaley finished on 120-7.
New Mills celebrated securing the Division Three title with victory over Newton. Batting first, New Mills were dismissed for 124, S Whitchurch making 30 while A Turner took 4-48 and D Bennett 4-21. Newton had no answer to the Stevens brothers, Josh taking 4-18 and James 5-20 as Newton were skittled for 72.
Woodley made an impressive 233-4 at home to Hayfield, D Hotson finishing on 56 not out and J Duggan 62 not out. In reply, Dave Nelson took 6-43 as Hayfield struggled to 95 all out.
Dove Holes hosted Tintwistle and set the visitors 130-9, P Scowan making 40 as K Nield took 5-39. Tintwistle were then bowled out for 102, C Flint taking 4-32 and K Waterhouse 3-14.
Old Glossop travelled to Dinting and were bowled out for 142, S James making 42 as A Worral took 5-48 and J Brotherton 3-11. Dinting finished on 145-8, A Woolasson making 58 and J Thomson 39 not out.
Mottram batted first at home to Hawk Green, who secured their Division Three status when they bowled the home side out for 130, B Littler taking 3-46 and E Young 3-45 as L Tongue made 60 not out. N Kromilocki then took 3-15, but Hawk Green won by six wickets.
That result confirmed Birch Vale’s relegation, despite their victory at bottom side High Lane. The home side were 171 all out as R Hussain made 32, J McCarthy 34 and K Eiselt 30, while W Freeman took 5-55 and S Calderwell 3-42. A fine opening partnership between Freeman (73) and J Emmerson (57) secured victory by seven wickets.
Hazel Grove won the Division Four title with victory over Chapel. They bowled the visitors out for 76 as J Theyer made a quick-fire 34 while J Leach took 3-6. M Clayton then made 35 not out as Hazel Grove finished on 81-3.
They were joined in Division Three by Hadfield as they won at Compstall. Setting an impressive 212 thanks to G Winter (55), L Doyle (35) and N McGraw (38), they then bowled the home side out thanks to Doyle’s 5-12.
Hollingworth travelled to Broadbottom and made 205-9, A Tindall making 56 as D France took 4-16. Broadbottom were dismissed for 143 in reply, P Morris taking 7-14.
Buxworth travelled to Buxton and made 140 all out, C Hammond hitting 54 as E Cash-Davies took 5-20. Buxton then fell agonisingly short on 137-9, G Holder making 49 as R Hammond took 3-29.
Charlesworth were bowled out for just 59 at home to Whaley Bridge as C Wild took 3-18 and A Gibson 5-22. Whaley were cruising at 42-2, but four wickets in his first four balls from T Bhojani (4-8) made for some nervous moments before they finally reached 60-6.