SKIPTON white-washed struggling Menston in a mismatched tie in Division Three of the Aire-Wharfe League on Saturday.

Skipton scored 216 with concrete knocks from David Hedges (66) and Iqbal Khan (32) before two five-wicket hauls from Gary Owens (5-26) and Khan (5-18) blew Menston away for a bleak 44.

In Division Two, Steeton took 20 points with a six-wicket win against Beckwithshaw.

Strong bowling from Stephen Pearson (5-43) and Adam Hardwick (4-59) saw Steeton bowl the home side out for 184.

A big score of 69no from opener William Luxton helped Steeton, who finished on 185-4, chase down the target with 15 balls to spare.

Addingham (123 all out) lost by 64 runs at Collingham and Linton (187 all out).

Steve James top scored for Collingham, as Addingham's Robert Ellis took 4-43, but Charlie Swallow blunted Addingham's reply with a wicket haul of 7-36.

* A combination of rock solid bowling and good batting saw Upper Wharfedale crush Middleham by 137 runs in the Nidderdale and District Amateur Cricket League on Saturday.

Unbeaten Upper Wharfedale, who are top of Division Four, batted first and opener Dave Whitfield played a top class innings, hitting 17 fours and one six to finish on his way to a score of 125no.

He shared a third-wicket partnership of 114 with captain Joe Daggett (60) as Upper Wharfedale scored 264-4 in 40 overs.

Despite a solid first-wicket partnership of 88 by the two Middleham openers, Kyran Clarke and Joe Metcalfe ripped through the batting order, with each posting figures of 4-30, as Middleham could only manage to score 127 in 30 overs.