Great Preston and East Leeds continue to move away from the rest of the field with each recording 6 point wins on Saturday.
Great Preston beat Rodley by 144 runs.
Matt King continued his rich vein of form with an excellent 134, which, supported by Lee Russells 76 enabled Great Preston to post 277-4. Rodley made a bright start to their innings though, with Simon Raistrick (38) and Gary Lewsley (37) putting on 73 for the first wicket. It was downhill after that however, as Lee Russell (4-42) and Andrew Clark (4-37) got to work and dismissed Rodley for 133.
East Leeds beat Gildersome by 5 wickets.
No real big scorers in this game as Haseeb Hashmi (41) top scored for Gildersome in their total of 180. James Watling was the leading wicket taker for East Leeds with 4-54. Daniel Thewlis then top scored for East Leeds with 39 as they passed the Gildersome total with 5 wickets to spare. Razeb Raja took 2-24 for Gildersome.
Great Preston keep a 4 point lead over East Leeds, with Adwalton and Gildersome an increasingly distant 15 points further back.
Adwalton beat Mirfield by 7 wickets.
Vinit Patel put the skids under Mirfield with figures of 4-28 as they were all out for 125, despite a spirited 48 from Mathew Haigh. Josh Bennett raced to 53* as Adwalton chased down the total for the loss of just 3 wickets.
East Leeds have next week off which gives Great Preston a chance to stretch their lead with a home game against Mirfield. Adwalton and Gildersome clash and the winners will go clear in third place, and bottom two Crossbank Methodists and Rodley meet at the Rumbolds.