All the weekend news from NSSCL Divisions Seven and Eight

Hem Heath fourths banked the spoils from their NSSCL Division Seven encounter at Stafford 4th XI.

Hem Heath took control of the match by reaching 203-6 from their 40 overs in the formative stages.

Fahar Ul Islam hit eight fours and one six in his 62, with Jack Sullivan (49) and Seb Lewis (42) also keeping the scoreboard ticking over nicely.

Oliver Hopkins claimed 3-35 and Trevor Stewart added a couple of wickets.

In reply, Stafford were dismissed for 63, in which Michael Doran chipped in with 13 and Stewart weighed in with 10.

Muhammad Rahim (5-4) was the star man with the ball, backed up by a couple of scalps for Matthew Jones.

Wedgwood seconds won by eight wickets at home against Sandbach seconds.

It was their bowlers who virtually settled the contest as they skittled Sandbach for 38.

Gary Timmis led the way with 4-12, while Marcelle Souce and Ibrahim Mazhar shared four wickets.

Hasnain Mazhar (23no) and Robert Kenning (13) guided Wedgwood past the post, with Aiden Vickerstaff taking both wickets.

Audley thirds won by the same margin at Porthill Park fifths.

Antony Davis’ 3-13, plus double strikes from Ole Davies-Majer, Muhammad Ismail and Richard Beckett, saw Porthill Park all out for 68. Ranvir Singh offered the primary resistance with 31.

Charles Birkin’s unbeaten 29 quickly had Audley celebrating victory.

Kidsgrove seconds were in fine form on the road as they won at Betley.

Kane Lowton (40), Owen Beswick (38no), Jack Wilkinson (27) and 25 apiece from Eddie Homer and Simon Beckett, powered Grove to 178-9 from their allocation.

Paul Allman and Callum Westwick scooped 3-8 and 3-30 respectively.

In reply, Paul Allman (32) and Josh Allman (24) starred, but Betley were bowled out for 120.

Lewis Green snared 3-25 and there were two wickets apiece for Beckett and Lee Oliver.

· CHECKLEY thirds swept to a 10-wicket win at Church Eaton seconds in NSSCL Division Eight.

Harry Eccles (5-4) and Jack Ashton (3-15) were in devastating form to send Church Eaton sliding to 45 all out.

Checkley needed just 3.2 overs to knock off the runs as Adam Cottier compiled 23 not out.

Stone SP fourths were also 10-wicket victors at Newcastle & Hartshill fourths.

Will Weaver and Austin Bourne helped themselves to 4-12 and 3-3 respectively as Castle were bowled out for 68.

Sanuda Pathirannahalge (33) and Matt Smith (12no) made the biggest impressions with the bat.

Weaver (25no) and Connor Bligh (24no) comfortably dealt with batting business to secure the spoils for Stone SP.

Oakamoor fourths won their encounter at Cheadle 4th XI.

Harry Bradburn (34), Mark Fallows (29), Jack Watson (28) and Harry Hitchen (20) helped Oakamoor to 178-9 from their 40 overs.

Bailey Woodcock claimed 3-31 and there were two wickets for Euan Bratt.

Joseph Wallani blasted a 25-ball 57 after tea, hitting six fours and four sixes.

Noah Shaw (42) joined in the fun, but Cheadle were dismissed for 144.

Izaac Booth picked up 3-11 and there were double strikes from Guy Simmonds and Alfie Harvey.

Little Stoke thirds defeated Wistaston Village seconds.

Visitors Little Stone took first use and posted 95 all out.

They had been 51-0 at one point, but Carl Thorpe’s 7-13 instigated their downfall. Rich Adams top-scored with 47 not out.

Will Stokes and Michael Mutch both made 12 after the interval, but Wistaston were dismissed for 47.

Jacob Adams and Darren Irving captured 4-10 and 3-13 respectively.