All-rounder Foster guides champions Treeton to victory

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Last season’s champions Treeton had four wickets left after passing Wath’s modest 110, in the Premier League.

Top all-rounder Steve Foster was again to the fore with a kockof 62 and a spell of 3-39.

Elsecar set a 216-6 target, Ainsley Swallow 58 and Ian Swallow 41, then shot out Uper Haugh for 73, with the wickets being shared by Luke Townsend and Shahzad Rana.

Whitley Hall reached 189-8 at Aston Hall, Jim Tasker 49 and Chris Siddall 47, and dismissed the hosts for 147, Tasker and Tom Fletcher each claiming three wickets.

Wickersley were ten-wicket winners after seeing off Norton Oakes for 79, damage done by Muhammad Naveed and Shaheed Hussain.

Coal Aston came in at 170-7, Elliott Tye 41no, and had Houghton Main back in the pavilion for 150. The losers’ best was Tahil Nawas, with an unbeaten half-century.

Hallam reached 238-6 with teenager Harry Bliss slamming 74 and Jesse Hemingway 45, and this was just too many for Whiston, 226-9, Andy Tomlinson blasting 96 and Scott Jones 43.

Among the top performers in Division One were Darfield’s Tom Smyth, 72,and Paul Wilkinson , 5-7, in the win at Rockingham.

Barnsley B contained Norton Woodseats to 138-8 and went on to win by four wickets, their best being Andy Clayton, 5-19,and junior Beck Frostick, 43no.

Aston Hall B were sent back for 107, hosts Conisbrough replying with 111-2, Stuart Coleman 47, Matt Barnes 45.

In Division Two, Millhouses set a 184-9 target for Doncaster Town, Nazarat Khan hitting 59, Town taking the points with their 186-7 with half-tons for Nick Wright and Jon Redfern.

Opener Joe Boyden’s unbeaten 114 steered Oughtibridge to a ten-wicket win over Treeton B (179-6).

Chris Baker made 114 as Norton Oakes B made the highest score of the day, 290-6 declared, at Bradfield B.