PS Derbyshire & Cheshire League: Week 11

Chapel CC v Newton (batting)
Chapel CC v Newton (batting)

Hayfield batted first at home to Dove Holes and hit 286-5 with Gareth Davies (127) and Julian Burgess (69) grabbing the plaudits.

In reply Dove fell just short on 244-8, D Jones smashing 111 but to no avail.

Chapel CC v Newton (batting)

Chapel CC v Newton (batting)

Table-toppers Old Glossop maintained their 100% home record as they recorded a 70-run win against Woodley.

Andy Nicholson contributed 49 towards the hosts’ total of 242-9, which also included good knocks from J Eyre (33), M McGrail (37) and A Dwyer (35).

Woodley were never really in the chase, despite 35 from D Hotson and 36 from H Rippon, as they finished 172 all out.

Tintwistle batted first at home to Whaley Bridge and posted 188-8, Si Barrow 52 not out. Whaley then saw Neil Woolley smash 82 as they finished 191-5.

Hawk Green made the short trip to Compstall and batting first made 231-9 with Sam Messih top-scoring on 81. Only Rob Bradley (51 not out) showed any resistance, but the hosts could only muster 110 all out.

Mottram finished their innings on 163-9 as J Smith hit 55 and B Thompson took 5-23. Dinting cruised to victory with Martyn Knight ending 90 not out in a total of 164-1.

Tom McIlvenney was in fine form for Birch Vale as he hit 132 in a total of 298-7 away at Broadbottom. That total didn’t prove to be enough however as J Dodd (98) and C Cheetham-Roberts (97 not out) smashed their way to victory, as Broadbottom reached 299-4.

In Division Two, Charlesworth posted an imposing 213-7 batting first at Buxton with Elliott Morley top-scoring with 83.

Buxton’s Ian Betts made 31 in reply, but Morley capped a fine all-round display by taking 4-24 as Buxton were 143 all out.

Newton batted first at Chapel and were 226-7 at the end of 45 overs, K Handforth with 87. Gary Pheasy then hit 44 and J Hawtin 33, but 4-16 from J Cragg saw Chapel bowled out for just 178.

New Mills batted first at home to Hadfield and made 168-8 as Callum Firth struck 46 and A Burgess 49 not out. Hadfield then collapsed to 71 all out as Dave Ward took 3-25 and Josh Stevens 4-25 to ensure New Mills stay top.

Buxworth batted first at Hollingworth and were 162 all out with Aaron Benstead hitting 57. J Miller then made 71 for the hosts, who went on to reach 163-6 to claim the win.