YORK have their first home Hunters ECB Yorkshire Premier League North win of the season under their belt after beating Harrogate by 44 runs.

Openers Duncan Snell (113) and Jack Leaning (102) shared a stand of 252 - the third time they have combined for a double-century partnership in the competition. Snell also reached three figures for the second-successive Saturday.

Sri Lankan spinner Ishan Abeysekara (3-66) picked up three wickets late in the innings as the hosts pushed on to reach 314-5.

The visitors made a strong start through Corrie Keable (36) and Alexis Twigg (59) but two wickets from Charlie Elliot (2-30), just as the rain began to fall, swung the scoreboard in favour of the hosts, and victory was confirmed when persistent rain forced the contest to be abandoned.

Scarborough are the standalone table-toppers, with a third century in five innings from captain Sam Drury (136no) steering the hosts to a five-wicket victory over Sheriff Hutton Bridge at North Marine Road.

Openers Louis Foxton (60) and Arthur Campion (53) both hit half-centuries for the visitors, while overseas signing Dulash Udayanga (46) looked to have put Bridge in a strong position at 239-7.

The home side suffered a mid-innings wobble when Edward Barnes (2-36) picked up two wickets in three balls, but Drury stood firm and saw his side to their fourth victory of the campaign with six overs to spare.

Dunnington maintained their strong start to the season with a four-wicket win home win over Clifton Alliance.

The visitors' batting was no match for Moin Ashraf (4-29) and Luke Kilby (3-22), with Alliance finding themselves on 92-9 before a last-wicket stand between Liam Green (43no) and Thomas Brown added 44 gave the score some semblance of respectability.

Perhaps inspired by that late resistance, Samuel Grant (3-33) and David Friend (3-37) blew away the hosts' top order leaving them 18-5 inside eight overs.

But Jack Bolam (44) and Luke Kilby (48no) dug in, and a stand of 107 for the sixth wicket provided the impetus for the hosts to go and claim their third successive victory and second place in the table.

Stamford Bridge earned a hard-fought victory over Woodhouse Grange as just 10 runs separated the sides at the end of a gripping contest at Sandhill Lane.

Ryan McKendry (41) top scored for the visitors but it was tough going against the hosts’ attack, of which James Finch was the pick, finishing with 3-38 from 13 overs.

Martyn Woodliffe (32) added valuable runs down the order as the visitors battled their way to 160-9.

Chris Wood (50) and Christopher Bilton (35) looked to have the match under control for the hosts putting on 51 for the third wicket, but following Woods' departure, three wickets in four balls from Dominic Rhodes (4-33) swung the match in the visitors' favour.

By the final over Grange had reduced the deficit to 12, guaranteeing they would take points from the match, but the loss of the final wicket meant they collected only two while Bridge picked up a maximum 10 to move above their opponents in the table.

After two previous washouts at Weetwood, Yorkshire Academy finally managed to obtain a positive result from a home fixture - but the weather once again played a part with the game against Sessay eventually decided by the DLS method.

George Hill’s (122) century formed the backbone of the home side's total of 262-7 and both Matthew Revis (31) and Harry Duke (40) shared a sizeable partnership with the England Young Lions batsman.

Navin Kavikara picked up three wickets for the visitors, whose reply began badly when Hill’s Lions’ team-mate Dominic Leech (3-37) picked up three wickets in his opening six overs.

Joseph Watson (41) and Nick Harrison (25) were both run out as the visitors tried to keep pace with the required rate but the loss of wickets at regular intervals meant they were well off the pace when the game came ended.

Castleford’s victory in their basement battle against Beverley Town moved them out of the relegation places - although the match at Savile Park between sides who began the day in the bottom two could hardly have finished closer. The hosts were in front by just two runs when rain brought the contest to a premature conclusion.

Ben Hatfield (67) top scored for the visitors, before becoming one of three victims of teenage spinner Jack Young.

Gregory Whyley (40no) played the other noteworthy innings in a total of 215-8, which also included two wickets from David Wainwright.

The former Yorkshire and Derbyshire all-rounder also contributed with the bat, making an unbeaten 44 to see his side home after Matthew Mudd (3-37) had claimed three early wickets, including Umair Khan (47).