ADDINGHAM beat Ilkley by two runs in a thrilling local derby in Division One of the Aire-Wharfe Cricket League on Saturday.

Addingham were put into bat and six players scored over 20 runs, led by No 10 Robert Ellis' 47, as the home side scored 231-9.

Ilkley's Will Lennard and Robert Spivey took 4-51 and 3-38, respectively.

Captain William Spivey (44) got the Ilkley innings off to a steady start, but it was Robert Spivey (46) who top-scored for the visitors.

Ilkley, down to their final wicket, needed three to win in the final over, but Addingham's Daniel Ellis ran out Robert Spivey on the first ball, securing a two-run victory for the home side as Ilkley closed on 229 all out.

Ted Haggas (5-63) took some vital wickets for Addingham.

In Division Two, Steeton suffered a 107-run defeat at the hands of Bardsey.

Steeton won the toss and put Bardsey into bat, as Tom Franklin (79) and Jo Milner (63) put a 110-run partnership for the fourth wicket to guide Bardsey to 257-8.

Ross Suri (4-68) and Stephen Pearson (3-48) were the pick of the bowlers for Steeton.

Amjad Ali ripped through the Steeton batting order, taking 6-23 in 8.3 overs.

Cameron Knowles (38) top-scored for Steeton, who crashed to 150 all out in 37.3 overs.

In Division Three, Howard Johnson's ton helped St Chad's Broomfield beat Skipton by 114 runs.

Skipton won the toss and put the visitors into bat, and Johnson hit 111 off 114 balls as St Chad's raced to 235-7. Josh Mullinder took 3-61 for Skipton.

Three Skipton batsman were out for ducks and wicketkeeper Rob Walker (47) was the only player to score more than 20 runs as Skipton were bowled out for 121 in 31.5 overs.

Rahul Sidhartha (5-17) and Ewan Brannan (4-13) were the pick of St Chad's bowlers.

* In the Niddersdale and District League, Upper Wharfedale are flying high at the top of Division Four after they beat Hampsthwaite by 93 runs.

After winning the toss and electing to bat, Upper Wharfedale opener Fred Fox (66) and No 3 Joe Metcalfe (62) led the Grassington side to 237-8.

Hampsthwaite could only manage 144-7 in their reply, as Matt Daggett, Charlie Lawn and Tom Slater took two wickets apiece.