YORK CC second XI continued their perfect start to the Hunters York & District Senior League Premier Division season while absorbing contests at both Driffield and Studley Royal ended with little to choose between the sides.

Matthew Bell (112no) struck an unbeaten century for York en route to a 216-5 total at Bolton Percy whose Thomas Anderson took 3-57.

The hosts were bowled out inside 30 overs with George Keeley taking 4-16 and Oliver Leedham 3-26.

Easingwold beat fellow likely title-challengers Studley Royal despite being unable secure victory by capturing the final two wickets.

Matt Coad (6-57) and Oliver Fryer (3-21) helped dismiss the visitors for 178 despite a half-century from Max Cosgrove.

James Clarkson (91) gave the hosts hope but Josh Greenlay's 4-22 was key to restricting them to 163-8.

A century from Richard Malthouse (108no) inspired Folkton & Flixton to comprehensive victory at home to Malton & Old Malton, reaching 227-3 from 50 overs before Connor Stephenson (3-11) and Jamie Nesfield (3-36) helped see off the visitors for 109.

Dunnington produced the day’s top score of 232-6 at Pickering with Mark Clarkson (68) and Dan Harper (54) both striking half-centuries.

Kieran Bowes took 3-58 and Dave Brent 3-24 as Pickering were dismissed for 120 with only Andy Sharman (43) offering any sustained resistance.

Whitkirk and Driffield Town played out a thrilling contest which saw the home side get to within four runs of their target with the final pair at the wicket.

Matthew and Simon Webb (58) put on an opening stand of 70 as the visitors finished all-out for 210. The hosts' Harvey Dixon hit 69 and skipper Nicky Johnson 34 but could not inspire them to victory.

Newly-formed Hull & Zingari opened their competitive account with a draw at Beverley Town.

The visiting trio of James Anson (3-49), Jack Storey (3-56) and Nathan Johnson (3-27) helped bowl out the hosts for 219 while Tom Appleyard was the visitors' leading run-scorer with 67 as they finished on 187-7.