Chapel CC v Hazel Grove (bowling), bowler Lewis Rogers
Chapel CC v Hazel Grove (bowling), bowler Lewis Rogers

Whaley Bridge remain in relegation trouble after a 136-run defeat at home to Dinting.

The visitors posted 250-4 when batting first, with Adam Wilson hitting 87 and Greg Harwick 66.

Chapel CC v Hazel Grove (bowling), Stuart Milner

Chapel CC v Hazel Grove (bowling), Stuart Milner

Reuben Cutts then hit 30 for the hosts but 4-24 from Rudolph Liedenberg saw Whaley bowled out for 114.

Second-placed Broadbottom hosted Hadfield and made 239 all out as D Perrin knocked 42 and Rick Baron 40 while Rick Tranter took 5-50.

In reply Hadfield slumped to 147 all out, R Murray with 31 and Rick Tranter 32.

Tintwistle batted first at Compstall and could only post 127-8, R Patel scoring 41 as D Heginbotham took 3-57 from 23 overs and S Bass 3-54 from 22 overs.

Rob Bradley then hit an unbeaten half-ton as Compstall reached 128-3.

Hawk Green claimed an easy victory as they hosted Woodley, the visitors only making 102 as J Henderson took 5-40.

Pete Richards then smashed an unbeaten 73 as Hawk Green closed on 103-2.

Hayfield were bowled out for just 122 at Mottram despite Russ Evans hitting 58, as Mike Scott posted 5-21.

A Metcalfe then finished 44 not out as Mottram cruised to 124-1.

New Mills batted first at home to Old Glossop and were bowled out for 175, J Duckworth and Callum Firth both hitting 44 as Matt Woodcock took 3-29.

Old Glossop were then bowled out for 145 in reply as M Birchenall took excellent figures of 6-30.

In Division Two, Chapel were asked to bat first by visitors Hazel Grove.

They amassed just 124, J Berry top-scoring with 41 while Dom Nunn bowled 23 overs claiming 7-49.

A Thurston then hit 64 and Geoff Noden 32 not out as Hazel Grove closed on 127-6 to seal a four-wicket win.

Birch Vale posted 218-5 at home to Buxton, Tom McIlvenney with 59, Will Freeman 66 and Steve Burns 33 not out.

In reply D Oldfield was 65 not out, but 5-45 from L Anthony and 3-24 from R Johnson saw Buxton bowled out for 156.

High Lane were asked to bat first as they travelled to Charlesworth, going on to make 199 all out, Gareth Hughes hitting 45 and Jonny Marshall 67 while Phil Elliott took 6-55.

Charlesworth then struggled to maintain the required run rate as they closed on 115-9, Josh Noel taking 4-27.

Dove Holes elected to bat first at home to Newton but were bowled out for 140, Tom Forder making 32 as Sam Stephens took 6-59 and J Koria 3-8.

Stephens then hit 40 and S Nugent 42 as Newton raced to 144-2.

Offerton travelled to Hollingworth, who had Mike Knight’s unbeaten 84 to thank for a six-wicket win.