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PS DCCL: Week 13 report

Offerton's Ian Bates batting at Buxton
Offerton's Ian Bates batting at Buxton

Whaley Bridge remain rooted to the bottom of Division One after a massive 160-run loss at Old Glossop.

Old Glossop put on a huge total of 303-5, with Matt Woodcock stealing the show thanks to 104.

Buxton bowler Nick Smith

Buxton bowler Nick Smith

C Keem (58) and D Eyre (56) also chipped in with half-tons to give Whaley an envious target.

In response, the visitors slumped to 143 all out despite 42 from Lee Jones.

New Mills claimed a narrow win at Hadfield. The hosts posted 166-9, L Martin with 43.

In reply New Mills saw J Duckworth hit a well-taken 55 as they reached 167-4.

Offerton's Neil Jeffrey batting at Buxton

Offerton's Neil Jeffrey batting at Buxton

Hawk Green scored a massive 280-8 batting first against visiting Compstall, Pete Richards hitting a fantastic 136 as D Heginbothan took five wickets.

D Bailey and B Heginbotham both hit 47 in reply, but Compstall were bowled for 151.

Dinting amassed 281-7 at Hayfield, with Danny Brightmore notching 91 and Martyn Knight hitting 68.

Russ Evans then made 57 but J Coleman (4-68), Peter Hills (3-26) and Danny Brightmore (3-22) ensured Hayfield were all out for 161.

Mottram travelled to Tintwistle and could only make 108 all out batting first as AJ Harris took 6-36. It proved to be enough though as Tintwistle collapsed to 76 all out, Mike Scott with figures of 5-22.

Woodley also struggled batting first as they were bowled out for 83 by visiting Broadbottom, Chris Cheetham-Roberts taking a haul of 6-23. R Welsh then racked up 37 not out as Broadbottom cruised to 84-2.

In Division Two, Offerton travelled to Buxton and batted first, setting the home side 163-6 from their 45 overs.

N Jeffrey finished unbeaten on 60 and Ian Bates hit 38 while H Griffin took 4-34.

In reply Joel Frohwein (78) and H Griffin (55) finished unbeaten as Buxton raced to 166-3 to seal the win.

Buxworth smashed 306-4 at home to Hollingworth, James Gemmell smashing 87 and Chris Ripley hitting a maiden senior century as he finished 101 not out.

Jack Miller then hit 78 as Hollingworth made a solid attempt to chase their target, only 5-100 from 47-year-old Mark Drabble saw them fall short on 265. Chapel scored 175 all out batting first at home to Dove Holes, who closed on 178-7 thanks to D Jones’ 66.

Before play commenced at Hazel Grove a minutes silence was observed for Chris Fenton, an ex-Hazel Grove player who sadly lost his battle with cancer.

Once play got underway Charlesworth’s Elliott Morley hit 73 and Mudassa Muddy 74 as they finished on 230-8. Hazel Grove though were never in the chase as they collapsed to 81 all out.

Elsewhere, Birch Vale secured a tight one-wicket win at Newton.