New Mills v Dinting (bowling), Ashley Burgess is bowled by John Coleman
New Mills v Dinting (bowling), Ashley Burgess is bowled by John Coleman

New Mills failed to halt Dinting’s unbeaten run, as they went down to a five-wicket loss at home.

The hosts took first knock and were all out for 138, Danny Brightmore taking 4-26 for Dinting.

New Mills v Dinting (bowling), Ashley Burgess

New Mills v Dinting (bowling), Ashley Burgess

Brightmore was then the star with the bat as he hit an unbeaten 62 as the leaders reached a winning total of 142-5.

Elsewhere, Broadbottom continued their pursuit of Dinting as they bowled visitors Old Glossop out for 223, D Eyre making 58 and J Sagar 56 for Glossop. In reply Broadbottom lost eight wickets in reaching 224, Cheetham-Roberts hitting 74 to seal the win despite Matt Woodcock’s 5-60.

Hayfield batted first at Compstall and posted 231-7, Shane Furness top-scoring with 59. David Bailey then hit a magnificent unbeaten 113 as Compstall romped to 237-2.

Woodley travelled to Hadfield and hit 179-7 as Jamie Kay top scored with 39 while Rob Hirst took 4-49. T Wyche then scored 37 for the home side but they were bowled out for just 128.

New Mills v Dinting (bowling), Callum Firth

New Mills v Dinting (bowling), Callum Firth

Tintwistle travelled to Hawk Green and posted 200-8, P Higginbottom smashing 79. Pete Richards then struck 43 and J Henderson 41 but 4-41 from Martin Harris and 4-10 from M Robinson saw the home side bowled out for 154.

Whaley Bridge were all out for just 128 at Mottram, Sam Slack with 52. Josh Smith then equalled that knock as Mottram cruised to 130-3.

In Division Two, Hollingworth batted first at Birch Vale and were bowled out for 171, M Asim making 63 and J Miller 58 while R Johnson took an excellent haul of 7-58.

Johnson then hit 34 but 3-33 from M Asim and J Miller also with 3-33 saw the home side 140 all out.

Dove Holes batted first at home to Buxton and posted 183-9, Dave Cartledge hitting 53 as J Parsons took 4-40.

T Griffin then scored 45 for the home side but Cory Flint took 5-45 and Jack Gregory 4-39 to see Buxton bowled out for 133.

Buxworth travelled to Charlesworth and were 156 all out batting first, S Leatherbarrow making 43 as Jonny Wardle took 4-46 and Phil Elliott 3-43.

It proved to be enough as Charlesworth collapsed to 96 all out, Nathan Critchlow taking 4-38.

There was a low-scoring game at Chapel where the home side could only post 73 all out batting first against Newton, Joe Jackson with 38.

Keith Hallam then took 6-20 and Jackson 3-53 but the last wicket held firm to see Newton to 74-9 and seal the win.

Hazel Grove elected to bat at High Lane and could only make 139-9, Andy Thurston hitting 40 while Ryan Nixon posted 4-37. High Lane made light work of the chase as they cruised to 140-3, Josh Noel with 59 and Nixon 37.