Cowley’s 123* boosts Baslow

Baslow’s Chris Cowley scored the top individual total of the day with 123 not out against Millhouses Works 3rds in Division Three.

League leaders Baslow totalled 259-7 as Harry Kidd 49no and Tom Elleker 40 also added useful scores.

The visitors made 151 in reply (John Keer 4-29, Andy Hone 4-59).

Second-placed Bakewell made 204-6 at Whittington Wanderers, with top scores being Jeff Madin 67 and Lee Tann 43.

Whittington closed on 181-9. Paul Fletcher, again among the runs, made 58 while Roy Peach claimed 6-58 for the visitors.

Holmesfield are placed second in League One.

They made a useful 199-7 at home to Hollinsend Meths, who they then dismissed for 142.

Chief run makers for Holmesfield were David Ward 73 and M.Rodgers 57. Division One

Third-placed Parkhead won at Hundall. They bowled out the home side for 83 with Will Hellewell claiming 6-35. They then raced to a seven-wicket victory at 87-3.

There was a very exciting game at Apperknowle, where the struggling home side made a fine score of 227-8 (A.Crookes 83, J.Baggley 48, S.Hutchinson 4-69).

Visitors Hathersage completed a two-wicket win at 228-8. Their best batsman was J.Ovenden with 87.

In Division Two Stocksbridge’s unbeaten record continued with a victory over Grindleford who they bowled out for 92. They then raced to an eight-wicket win at 95-2.

Second-placed Calver had a good win against Dore. Batting first the hosts made 184 all out (Ed Coxhead 4-51). The visitors lost seven wickets in reaching their target at 185-7 with S.Hallowes making 67.

Third-placed Dronfield Woodhouse suffered a surprise defeat at Ashford. They were restricted to 125-8 before the home side replied with 127-2 (Jamie Carrington 61).

Second-placed in Division Four Totley Sports 2nds had an eight-wicket win at home to struggling Hundall 2nds.

Hathersage 2nd 127 all out, were beaten at home by Chesterfield Barbarians 2nds who earlier posted a good score of 203-3.

Sheffield Centralians 2nds made 200-5. They then dismissed bottom of the table Apperknowle 2nds for just 75.

Youlgreave Lodge had a win over Coal Aston 3rds. Batting first Coal Aston made 170-6. In reply Ricky Podmore struck a magnificent unbeaten 107 as Youlgreave reached their target at 171-4.

Division Five leaders Stocksbridge 3rds amassed 300-5 against Baslow 2nds, who they dismissed for 117.

Sheffield Medics hit 273-8 at home to Ashford 2nd, who were then rushed out for 59, James Maxwell taking 4-7 including a hat-trick.

Chesterfield Barbarians 3rds made 204-4 (A.Mouncey 78no). Opponents, Sheffield Collegiate 5ths were dismissed for 193.

Sheffield Civil Service 2nd 115-7 had a three-wicket win over Woodhouse, 113.