Middleton St George bowled out Raby Castle for 45 in 24 overs to win their Division A game by 57 runs. Dave McKenna claimed six wickets for a mere 13 runs in 11 overs, five of which were maidens and Amjit Hussein also had five maidens in 11 overs returning figures of three for 26.

When Middleton St George made first use of the wickets they were all out for 102 in 31 overs. Mark Poole had five for 50 in ten overs and Gavin Berry three for 12 from the six overs he bowled.

After totalling 166 for six Barton defeated Rockliffe Park 45 runs. Millar (68) and Headon (44) led the Barton innings and for Rockliffe Park Howells returned three for 82 and Swanwick two for 37.

In response Rockliffe Park were given a good start by Pybus with 31 but eventually the innings ended on 121 as J Frankland took four for 49 and P Frankland four for 57.

Ingleton overtook the Cockerton total of 163 for seven with half of their wickets left. Opening batsman Watson made 56 and Michael Batey finished unbeaten with 39 while for Cockerton Glew was the most successful bowlers claiming three wickets for 60 runs.

Cockerton lost both their opening batsmen early but Farrow at number three contributed 80 to what became a winning total of 163 for seven. Selkirk took three for 22 while Ingleton's Osborne and Heslop each picked up a couple of wickets.

Witton-le-Wear had just five runs to spare at Haughton following a high scoring game. Chrisp (55), Penfold (40) and Nelson (51) were the principal run makers for Witton-le-Wear who totalled 171 for four.

After losing early wickets Haughton recovered through Wilkinson (60) and Gill with 41 not out but the home side were just short of the target as Jones claimed four for 73 and Nelson three for 82.

Barningham were another side to score freely at home to Heighington. Mullins opened with 46 and Lowes added 76 before Mossford finished 31 not out in a total of 222 for six. Four wickets went to Waite for 98 runs.

Heighington made an indifferent start to their reply, but Storey with 21 and Paylor (33) raised their hopes with a third wicket stand, but despite the assistance of 35 extras the innings only produced 150 all out. McGarr bowled well for Barningham taking six for 58 and so too did Mossford whose three wickets cost him 48 runs.

In Division B Rockliffe Park won by six wickets at home to Spennymoor, who were all out in 23 overs for 79 which included new fewer than 49 by Troup who found the boundary line on five occasions. Chris Westgarth was in splendid form with the ball for Rockliffe Park taking five for 21 in seven overs while Edwards and Stocker each claimed two wickets.

Responding to a low target Rockliffe Park lost four wickets before Westgarth (14) and Taylor (17), steered their side to victory. Troup took three of the four wickets to go down for 26 runs in eight overs.

Dales managed only 29 all out when they visited Catterick Village. The innings lasted only 11.4 overs as Keith Swainston captured five wickets for 25 runs and Mark Parsons had five wickets for two runs. Batting first Catterick Village played much better realising 115 all out in 36.4 overs. John Galey top scored with 40 finding the boundary line on nine occasions. David Wallis returned the game top performance with the ball when he picked up seven wickets for 38 runs in 18.4 overs while Simpson had three for 67 from his 18 overs stint.

Heighington just squeezed home against Eryholme who they restricted to 106 for nine. Runs were at a premium throughout and White's 24 was invaluable for Eryholme who found the four-man attack of Watt, Jameson, Gibson and Overfield difficult to score from.

When they responded Heighington were grateful to opening batsman Miller for his 42 and to Sowerby who made 23 before being run out. Pratt with three for 27 was a top wicket taker for Eryholme for whom Walker and Lynn each took a couple of wickets.

Middleton-in-Teesdale visited East Cowton and a high scoring game ensued. Coatesworth batted throughout the Middleton innings for an undefeated 106, Bradley added 31 and Watson 49 out as a total of 201 for four was compiled.

Despite 39 by Woodcock and 38 from Richardson, East Cowton could only make 152 for eight before stumps were drawn. Fletcher with four for 34 performed well with the ball for Middleton.

Middleton Tyas were all out for 105 but still defeated Trimdon CCA by 30 runs. Carter with six for 55 was in good form with the ball for Trimdon for whom Goughrey and Watchman both took two wickets.

When they replied Trimdon CCA found the bowling of Williams with five for 44 and Wilkinson (4-29) troublesome and struggled to 75 before the innings ended.

Lands scored only 96 but still defeated Spennithorne and Harmby by ten runs. Walker, Greaves and Fowler all took three wickets for the home side, but when Little returned seven for 23 the visitors were all out for 86.