YORK Cricket Club basked in the glorious weekend weather to make it three wins from three in 2024.

After Stamford Bridge elected to bat first in the third weekend of the Yorkshire Premier League North, after Martyn Woodliffe had carved out a half century he was trapped by an lbw by Yorks David Brent.

York would go onto enjoy the performance of Breidyn Schaper, catching out both Christopher Wood (35) and Matt Beckett (1), with Stamford Bridge managing 195 runs.

Now York’s turn to bat, former Yorkshire star Will Fraine stole the show with 50 runs from 63 balls, which included five four’s and one six, before eventually being caught out by Ben Hatfield.

Luke Kilby (16), Duncan Snell (48no) and Schaper (61no) saw the North Yorkshire outfit defeat Stamford Bridge by eight wickets from 43 overs, making it three wins from three.

Elsewhere, North Yorkshire-based side Sessay were also victorious after beating Easingwold by 46 runs.

Sessay elected to bat first and were hampered by a spectacular performance from Easingwold’s Kyle Waite, who made three catches on Craig Ross (4), Mark Jackson (24) and Henry Stevens (5).

A superb batting effort from Diego Rosier (120no) saw Sessay secure an impressive 237 runs upon the completion of their 50 overs, with the hosts going on to have a promising start to bowling.

An early lbw saw Tom Wilson (6) out, Rob Taylor (3) and Wilson (10) soon following suit.

Easingwold would go onto manage 195 runs, but couldn’t prompt enough of a fight to draw level with Sessay, who are now in sixth position.

York-based outfit Clifton Alliance joined York in celebrating victory over the weekend, after defeating Hull Zingari by a mammoth 96 runs.

An incredible display from Bryn Llewellyn (110) helped aid Clifton Alliance, with George Breheney (84), Edward Wade (54) and Matthew Hattee (34no) all also impressing.

With 311 runs from their 50 overs, Hull Zingari had a difficult task in trying to salvage something from the match.

Guy Martinson (68) was at the heart of the Hull side, with Clifton Alliance’s Samuel Grant and Thomas Brown both demonstrating some excellent bowling to reach fifth position, on 20 points.

It was a nightmare of an afternoon for Driffield Town after falling behind by 109 runs to York-based Sherrif Hutton Bridge.

Sherrif Hutton remain in third position, six points behind both York and Castleford, after managing 220 runs from 49.4 overs.

Driffield weren’t able to match their opponents, securing just 111 runs before being bowled out in 33.1 overs.

Scarborough’s concerning start to the season continued, sat just one position adrift of the relegation zone, with Woodhouse Grange winning by 50 runs.

The visiting Scarborough were bowled out within 48.2 overs, managing 190 runs, with Woodhouse electing to bat first.

An impressive 240 runs from the hosts with Tom Neal (45) and Christopher Bilton (41) leading the way for the Grange.

A nightmare afternoon from Robert Pinder (0) and George Fraser (3) contributed to an underwhelming result for Scarborough.

Harrogate were bested by Castleford by 41 runs, after managing 186 runs from 46.2 overs.

Castleford batted first Brayden Clark (53) securing 10 four’s from Ishan Abeysekara’s bowling, with Chesney Hughes also producing an applaudable display (65).

A frustrating afternoon for Harrogate saw the North Yorkshire outfit trudge to defeat despite the best efforts of David Alexander Stiff (68), who was eventually caught out by Matthew Rees.