Eccleshall 1s 228/5 (46 overs) beat Crewe 1s 90ao (32.4 overs) – Eccleshall 25pts, Crewe 3pts
Eccleshall picked up a vital 25 points to aid their promotion push with victory over already relegated Crewe.
Having been put into bat, Eccleshall openers Myles Coughlan and Tom Hibbert shared a stand of 130 before Coughlan was out stumped off the bowling of Shahid Mahboob for a run-a-ball 87.
Hibbert followed in the same fashion for a watchful 63, before Dave Freeman was also out stumped by the same combination for 17.
Zain Shah made 35, whilst Matt Buttery hit 18 off 7 balls as the hosts declared on 228 for 5. Mahboob picking up 4 for 53 from his 23 overs.
It was then the turn of the Cameron Sinclair to make merry with the ball, as the skipper tore through the Crewe line-up, picking up the first 7 wickets.
Zain Shah got in on the act, when he had Crewe captain Adrian Cockett caught behind, before Sinclair picked up his eighth victim when he bowled Bernie Bishop to finish with 8 for 49.
Shah then completed the rout, trapping last man Andrew Boffey lbw as Eccleshall won by 138 runs.
Bignall End 2s 183/9 (50 overs) winning draw Eccleshall 2s 155/8 (55 overs) – Bignall End 14pts, Eccleshall 8pts
Eccleshall 2s came away from Bignall End with a losing draw in a contest that could have gone either way.
The home side racked up 183 for 9 from their 50 overs, thanks to 57 from Joel Quick, who received support from Mohammed Razaq (31), Leigh Salmon (25*) and Tim Myatt (20).
Simon Derry helped himself to 4 for 22, whilst Paul Cox chipped in 3 for 46.
Cox arrived at the crease with his side 41 for 4 in reply after Kieran Peake (7-53) tore through the top order, and shared a stand of 80 with skipper Jake Derry (46), who looked like they could chase down the target before the dismissal of Derry lead to a mini collapse, as Peake once again caused havoc amongst the Eccleshall batsmen.
Cox saw his side through to the close with an unbeaten 59 not out, as Eccleshall finished on 155 for 8.
Longton 2s 148ao (44.5 overs) lost to Eccleshall 2s 247/7 (50 overs) – Longton 6pts, Eccleshall 25pts
Eccleshall picked up maximum points in a rearranged fixture at Longton.
Batting first, the visitors reached 247 for 7 from their 50 overs, as John Ecclestone top scored with 65.
Jordan Beasley then picked up 5 wickets as the hosts were dismissed for 148.