SHERIFF HUTTON BRIDGE and Clifton Alliance boast the only 100 per cent records in the Hunters ECB Yorkshire Premier League North despite the truncated season being only two weeks old.

Clifton Alliance left it late to record their second win of the season, an unbeaten 52 from Samuel Grant clinching a five-wicket victory over Harrogate with just three balls of the contest to spare.

Opener Andrew Simpson had earlier laid the foundation with 48 as the visitors chased down a target of 191.

For Harrogate, a partnership of 89 between Henry Thompson (62) and captain Harry Stothard (39) give their side the upper hand early on but after both fell to Thomas Brown (3-44), and only 68 were added for the last seven wickets.

Sheriff Hutton Bridge’s victory over Acomb was a little more straight forward as they bowled out the visitors for 135.

Matthew Bird (3-20) added to last week’s 3-43 against York but it was Ben Harrison (3-38) who picked up the key wicket of top-scorer William Wade (41), he being the only Acomb batsman to pass 20.

Mark Fisher (39) and Harry Sutcliffe (32) had shared a stand worth 78 earlier and their total would surely have been greater than 159-8 had it not been for Charlie Marshall (4-42).

For the second week running, York were involved in a close finish but on the this occasion the result went in their favour - Guy Darwin (44no) holding his nerve against Stamford Bridge.

Kyle Waite (44) got the hosts off to a strong start but the tide turned through Charlie Elliot’s 5-48. Tom Forsdike took 4-34 to end the innings at 161 all out.

All five ‘Bridge bowlers picked up wickets to keep the game close until Darwin was able to score the winning runs .

Castleford won by just nine runs against Driffield Town but it was Town who made the promising start, James Anson (4-55) taking four wickets to reduce the visitors to 19-4 after six overs.

Castleford twins Liam (55no) and Connor (50) Hyde both hit half centuries to boost their total to 195-8.

Openers Alec Drury (44) and Noah Kelly (37)’s opening stand of 91 saw Town start bright but the trio of Connor Hyde (3-23), Jack Young (4-35) and David Wainwright 3-53 would not be denied.

Christopher Bilton scored 105no as Woodhouse Grange defeated local rivals Dunnington by 115 runs.

Bilton’s runs came in a total of 217-6, which included partnerships of 63 with recent arrival Harry Gamble (33) and an unbroken stand at the end with Sam Beales (34no).

Andrew Bilton (47) narrowly missed out on a fifty but his effort was one of only two double figure scores in the hosts total of 102.