Langley Park made the top score of the night, 155 for five as Andrew Smith produced a marvellous innings of 92. Visitors Willington replied with 170 for two of which Tinkler scored an unbeaten 62.

Esh Winning were not far behind in the scoring stakes and posted 151 for four against Brandon. Karl Turner rattled up four sixes and eight boundaries carrying his bat for 79 and Paul Shaw recorded three boundaries scoring 26. Brandon made a bold effort to meet the formidable target but at stumps were nine runs short of victory with a score of 143 for five. Andrew Johnson finished with 50 not out, including four boundaries and Ian Myers struck three sixes and five fours in a top scoring 62. Andrew Wilson bowled economically for Esh Winning and took a hat trick in three for 11 from three overs.

Washington just had the edge on the Ushaw Moor winning by five runs. Batting first, Washington made just 64 for seven as Andrew Raferty took two for 18 and Peter Guy two for 16, the pair each bowling five overs. Despite a good innings of 33 by Raferty, Ushaw Moor were restricted to 59 for nine as Thompson claimed four for 16 runs and Hopper took three for 21.

Darren Patterson struck 53 not out and Michael Searby 38 not out leading Mainsforth to 112 for one but the total was insufficient as visitors Etherley won with four wickets in tact. Moore top scored in the early innings making 47 and Peter Sewell added 30 while for Mainsforth Patterson also hit form with the ball returning two for 21.

After bowling out Shildon for just 84 Evenwood won with all their wickets in tact. Alderson hit nine boundaries in 57 not out and his partner Nicholson finished with an undefeated 17 as a total of 85 for none was achieved.

In the Shildon innings their top performer was Andrew Tweddle, who recorded a couple of boundaries in 30 and for Evenwood Alderson claimed for for 13 and Close three for 3.

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Houghton had all ten wickets remaining when they overtook the Seaham Park total of 40 all out. Bainbridge with two for six, O'Neill (3-8) and Hauxwell (2-9) were the bowlers who brought about Seaham Park's cheap dismissal. Replying, Houghton romped home when Marchant carried his bat for 20 and Noble ended with 14 not out.

At Murton, the home side reached 103 for three before restricting Bill Quay to 62. Malkin was the top scorer with 23 and Murton were assisted by no fewer than 34 extras. Ben Raine claimed four for 26 runs and Malkin two for 12 when Bill Quay replied.