SESSAY moved level on points with leaders Newburgh after dishing out a hammering to bottom club Alne in the Pilmoor Evening Cricket League first division.

Matthew Wass (44), Tim Hall (46), Paul Flintoff (43 not out), and Tom Wilkinson (40no) helped Sessay post 185-2.

Craig Easton then took 4-18 and Arran Bumby 2-7 as Alne were bowled out for 55.

Newburgh's game against Sheriff Hutton Bridge was called off at the interval due to rain. SHB had been in trouble at 30-4 - Luke Ramsay taking three wickets in one over - and were still faltering on 60-6 before recovering to finish on 128-7 (Arthur Campion 28no, and Ben Harrison 18no).

Joint leaders Clifton Alliance dropped to third after losing at Acomb.

Acomb closed on 142 without loss - openers Joe Dale (58) and B Weal (53) both retiring.

Clifton responded through Niall Tilsley (41) and Matthew Phillips (26) but Dan Littlewood claimed 2-26 and Steve Lennox 2-15 to turn the game Acomb’s way as Alliance closed on 125-8.

Thirsk fell foul of the weather at Helperby who progressed to 117-3 before a storm forced abandonment.

In the second division, leaders Raskelf lost at Crayke and were overtaken by Dringhouses.

Batting first, Raskelf made a bad start but recovered from 21-4 after 10 overs (Alex Snowball 37, Matthew Hawkhead 24) to reach 89-8, Crayke's Charlie Wentworth returning 2-11.

The hosts lost two early wickets but Mark Hutchinson (42no) and Tom Hilling (28no) ensured Crayke romped to victory by the 14th over.

Two leading contenders met as Sheriff Hutton hosted Easingwold.

Sheriff batted first and made 89-5 (Alistair Hammond 27, David Hull 27no) whilst Easingwold's Zac Wilson took 2-19.

The visitors cruised to a comfortable win at 90-2 with 6 overs remaining (Kyle Waite 34, Max Cosgrove 38no).

Huby opened against Civil Service and scored 132-6 (Sean Dixon 50ret, Thomas Piercy 27).

Colin Heath took 2-18 for Civil Service and Phil Northing 2-19 but their efforts proved in vain as their batsmen were restricted to 64-5. Ollie Tanner-Smith took 3-7 and Sean Dixon 2-14 as Huby recorded victory.

Dringhouses moved top after an easy win over Rowntrees and Huntington. Sam Lingard (53ret), Paul Milner (53ret) and Liam Hancy (51no) took them to 199-5.

Harry Thomas took 2-40 for Rowntrees and Huntington but his side’s reply faltered and they limped to 59-7; Sam Backhouse (2-67) and Murray Coyle (2-8) taking the bowling honours for Dringhouses.