Hinderwell enjoyed a comfortable victory at Norton in division one. Paul Theaker sent down 13 overs in the Hinderwell attack and bowled five maidens taking four wickets for 29, while Mark Swain had three for 35 from 17.3 overs including seven maidens and Andrew Powell claimed three for 13 from his four overs.

Despite 27 from 17 deliveries by Daniel Spencer-Brooks, Norton were all out for just 87, a target which Hinderwell met for the loss of one wicket in 20 overs. Andrew Spenceley carried his bat for 51 hitting two sixes and four boundaries and Simon Bowes finished with 26 not out hitting a couple of sixes.

Normanby Parklands managed only 17 all out from 12.3 overs when they visited Loftus. Jeff Morrison captured six wickets for seven runs in 6.3 overs and Gary Smithies had one for four from his six overs. Loftus passed the target without losing a wicket in 7.5 overs.

Runs were more plentiful when Brotton entertained Dormans. The visitors batted first and posted 184 for three before declaring as the runs flowed from Grosvenor (33), Peart (39), Aqbal with an unbeaten 40 and Ali who carried his bat for 42. All three wickets were taken by Whitwell at a cost of 44 runs.

Responding Brotton were dismissed for 118. Hanczik, batting at number three, made 27 and Broughton added 29 but other batsmen failed to trouble the Dormans attack to any great degree and the innings closed at 118.

Hatfield picked up five wickets for 49 runs, Ali had two for 22 and Dale three for 25.

Despite making a useful 160 for seven Staithes lost by three wickets against Ormesby Hall.

The home side made a poor start to their reply and the first four batsmen scored only 12 runs between before Leach became the match winner scoring 89. Towards the end Mathewman carried his bat for 22 and McCabe made a valuable 12 not out. Allen took all seven wickets to go down for 41 runs.

Batting first Staithes were well served by Ward batting at number three who added 32 and by Marsay with 39 before Major finished with an undefeated 25. McCabe had a good day with the ball for Ormesby Hall capturing five wickets for 46 runs.

The Merlin had 25 runs in hand of Paragonians. When they made first use of the wickets The Merlin were all out for 130 which included 29 by Pacitto and 21 by Caldwell before Moss, who went in late in the order, contributed a useful 22. Allison captured three wickets for 12 runs, Skilbeck had figures of three for 34 while Hughes and Rhoden both took two wickets for Paragonians.

In response Paragonians were all out for 105. Opener Melrose and Rhoden both made 26, but Burdon with five for 43 and Moss, his five wickets cost him 49 runs, were instrumental in winning the game with the ball for The Merlin.

In division two newcomers Skelton Castle were all out for 77 at Boosbeck for whom Darren Ward claimed three wickets for 19 runs in 13 overs including five maidens and Simon Daynes had three for five from the five overs he sent down.

The Skelton Castle innings lasted 28.5 overs as Gareth Hoggarth was top scorer with 25 hitting five fours.

In reply Boosbeck needed only 16.2 overs to reach a winning score as Stuart Lorrains hit three sixes and three boundaries in 42 and Pasmore carried his bat for 25.

Moorsholm overtook the Blacksmiths Arms total of 135 for six with eight wickets in tact. Keith Harding opened the reply making 28 and Ward batted throughout for 52 not out while Marsay added an undefeated 31 to the Moorsholm total of 136 for two.

Barker gave the Blacksmiths Arms innings a good start when he scored 33, Prosser contributed 24 and King carried his bat for 33 while for Moorsholm, Hooker claimed three of the six wickets to fall for 36 runs.

Ormesby Hall totalled 156 for eight but still went down by two wickets at New Marske. Following a poor start to their innings Ormesby Hall recovered through Burns who scored 71 and Healey added 22 and Ackram 21. Taggart had a good day with the ball for New Marske returning four for 41 and Alderson claimed three wickets for 24 runs.

In reply Alderson also starred with the bat and formed an unbroken third wicket partnership with Lightwing which produced more than 100 runs. Lightwing ended undefeated on 75 and Alderson was 57 not out.

Runs were less plentiful at Cowpen Bewley who made only 79 all out as Hatch returned the excellent figures of six for 17. Beesley, who opened the innings, top scored with 29 for Cowpen Bewley.

Responding Dormanstown lost their two openers cheaply, but Lloyd stood firm for 40 not out and victory was achieved with six wickets in tact.

Loftus defeated Normanby Parklands by seven wickets. Pearson with five for 25 pegged Parklands to 107 for nine and when Tyreman opened the Loftus reply scoring 50 victory was quickly achieved.