PS Derbyshire & Cheshire League: Week 12

Buxton CC v Hollingworth, the visiting keeper takes evasive action as Colin Andrews has a big swing
Buxton CC v Hollingworth, the visiting keeper takes evasive action as Colin Andrews has a big swing

Hayfield’s Gareth Davies recorded a second century in as many weeks as Hayfield secured a 75-run victory at Old Glossop.

Davies smashed 116, Russ Evans hit 98 not out and Julien Burgess made 59 as the visitors posted 334-5.

Buxton CC v Hollingworth,

Buxton CC v Hollingworth,

In reply the hosts made a valiant effort with M McGrail knocking 64, but it wasn’t enough as they were all out for 259, with Ben Higginbottom taking 4-60 for new league leaders Hayfield.

Dove Holes posted 142 all out at Dinting with D Jones top-scoring with 31 as Greg Harwick took 5-42.

In reply Harwick hit 62 with the bat as Dinting claimed victory with 145-7.

Compstall were all out for 131 at Birch Vale, who won by two wickets thanks to E Noblett’s 35 not out.

J Webb impressed for Compstall taking 6-49.

Mottram batted first at home to Hawk Green, A Metcalfe carrying his bat for 94 not out.

Hawk Green then saw Paul Needham (40) and Jordan Henderson (45) make contributions as they lost nine wickets but made it to 233 to claim the points.

Broadbottom batted first at home to Whaley Bridge and posted an impressive 300-6, with J Dodd rightly taking all the plaudits after making 136.

G Roters 59 and Lee Shufflebottom 53 not out also contributed towards the big total.

Whaley were never in the run chase collapsing to 107 all out, with Jones hitting an unbeaten 51 as Danny France took 6-58.

In Division Two, Buxton’s M Poole mustered 37 as they posted 148-9.

In reply Hollingworth made no mistake as T Connor scored 45 and J Miller hit an unbeaten half-ton as they cruised to 151-4.

Hadfield notched 151-9 at Chapel, with J Tranter top-scoring with 44.

J Jackson (4-69) and J Hawtin (5-70) did the damage with the ball in hand.

Jamie Squires then tore through the Chapel batting line-up taking 7-38 as Chapel were all out for just 113.

Newton were all out for 100 at New Mills, who raced to 101-3 to claim a comfortable win.

Callum Firth finished 52 not out for the hosts.

Charlesworth were skittled for 141 at Hazel Grove despite an attacking 68 from Tom Partridge, Mickey Potter taking 5-32 for the home side.

Andy Thurston (45) and Mark Clayton (34n.o) saw the hosts reach 143-6.