YORK edged out Dunnington in a Foss Evening Cricket League run-fest at Common Road.

Openers Toby Giddings (36 not out) and L Scurry (49) put on 76 for York’s first wicket, Scurry hitting seven boundaries and two sixes.

Dunnington were left to chase 118-1 in 16 overs and made a cracking start as Adam Sutcliffe hit 46 from 41 balls.

Dan Barrett blazed away for 38, including three maximums from 17 deliveries. However, Dunnington’s middle order failed to push on fell two runs short as York recorded their first win of the season.

North Dalton were staring down the barrel when they crashed 8-6 off seven overs against Woodhouse Grange but eventually they totalled 64-9. Josh Jackson was the man who did most damage with figures of 3-2-2-3. Grange eased home by five wickets in 13.3 overs with the main contribution from Nathan Saltmer (26).

Charlie Lambert powered Bubwith to a seven-wicket win against Dunnington Academy with an unbeaten 37, winning the game with a straight six. The Academy hade made 88-4 off 16 overs with Aran Reid, who was dropped twice, clearing the ropes three times on his way to 37 not out after Dan Andrew made 28. Bubwith only need 12.2 overs to reach their target thanks to Lambert

In division two, Heworth got off to a shaky start against Melbourne when they were 7-2 after 14 balls. A 44-run partnership between Andy Armstrong (32no) and Phil Holland (25) got them out of trouble, enabling the Elm Park Way side to post 85. Melbourne knocked off runs for the loss of two wickets in the 15th over. Oliver Steels finished on 40 not out, which included six boundaries.

Despite a fine all-round display by Salman Syed, The Retreat’s first team slumped to a seven-wicket defeat against Yapham, continuing their poor record at Smylett Lane. Apart from Syed (29no) Retreat’s batters struggled to make a below par 79-5 against resolute Yapham bowling. Yapham openers Jason Natrass (29) and Alex Nattrass put on 36 for the first wicket before the former was bowled by Syed, who took three wickets in an over to finish with 3-18. He received little support from the other Retreat bowlers though as Martin Pearson (33no) and Jack Foster (12no) ensured Yapham won with two overs to spare.

Jamie Kerrison’s unbeaten 42 led Stockton & Hopgrove to a comfortable win against Bishop Wilton who had struggled to 74-5 in 16 overs. Matt Brashaw (3-0-8-3) and James Smith (3-0-11-1) were Stockton’s standout bowlers.

Ovington were restricted to 18-1 off the first five overs in their division three game at Westow before Pete Kelly reached a stylish 53, adding 80 for the third wicket with Joe Whale (29), as Ovington finished on 104-4. Westow were 25-3 after five overs, Harry Buckley posting impressive figures of 3-13 in four overs. From that point on Matty Shipley (48) and Ali Fothergill, who smashed four sixes in his 44 not out, saw Westow home.

A unbroken partnership between Simon Burrows (27no) and Nas Shefta (21no) enabled Retreat II to overhaul Woodhouse Grange Academy’s 93-4 with an over in hand.

Stephen Clarke hit a half-century as Tang Hall Tigers’ 117 proved a bit too much for Heworth Colts in a game rescheduled to the Thursday night.