SUTTON may well still be relegated from Division One of the Mewies Solicitors Craven League.

However, they had a day to remember at Gargrave, winning by ten wickets after the hosts had made 227-4.

Home skipper Will Smith was in superb form, hitting 132 not out, including 12 fours and five sixes, and added 112 for the third wicket with Chris Lambert (43) after Smith’s fellow opener Lee Barrett had made 25.

Ben Middleton took 2-22 for Sutton, but the real heroes for the visitors, who rattled up 230-0 in 36 overs, were David Snowden (104 no) and Sam Solley (106 no).

Snowden hit 15 fours and two sixes and Solley 14 fours and three sixes, but their club are still 31 points from safety.

Cowling lost a tight one by two wickets at home to Hepworth & Idle after winning the toss and making 168, with Ajmal Choudhry (51) and Naqi Hassan (56) both making half-centuries.

Laiq Ur Rehman (3-46) and Martyn Dalby (4-36) were then in the wickets but it wasn’t enough as the Westfield Laners replied with 169-8.

Riddlesden have lost their first game of the season in Division Two.

The leaders won the toss and chose to bat at second-placed Silsden, but were in trouble at 92-8 before recovering to 174.

Will Pullen (4-50) and Johnny Atherton (3-50) led Silsden’s attack, and they then won by five wickets halfway through the 36th over.

Rob Jones (28) and Joshua Waind (43), promoted up the order, put on 76 for the first wicket, and Jack Lister (59no) saw the Cobbydalers home, Tom Greenwood playing his part with 26 as Khan took 3-45.

Riddlesden still lead the table, but now by 25 points, which is the same margin that Silsden are ahead of third-placed Long Lee.

Glusburn are fifth following their 30-run triumph at cellar dwellers Airedale.

Matt Lloyd (50) put on 52 for Glusburn’s first wicket with Iain Beattie (15) before Dominic Mortimer hit 55 in their 173-7.

George Bell was Bradley’s star in their 65-run win at Eldwick & Gilstead.

The 22-year-old scored an unbeaten 102 off 108 balls, including 15 fours and two sixes, in their 207-8, putting on 146 for the fifth wicket with Shahzad GullBahar (55).

Henry Meynell (4-18) and Donnacha Washington (2-30) then helped the hosts back to the pavilion for 142 as seventh beat third.

Skipton CI’s batting failed at Barrowford as they were dismissed for 96, with only four players in double figures, led by Rob Cockell (17).

Barrowford won by eight wickets in the 22nd over.

The Sandylanders’ second team fared much better at home to Wilsden II in Division Three, making 278-5 after winning the toss.

Their total was built around a second-wicket stand of 205 between opener Martin Seward (86) and Will Shuttleworth (102no).

Seward hit 14 fours and Shuttleworth 15 fours and two sixes in a 115-ball stay.

Wilsden replied with 158, with the wickets shared between Sam Smith (3-44), John Stuttard (3-37) and Paul Smith (2-19).

Aqib and Yasser Chatta were the bowling stars for Cowling II at Hepworth & Idle II, taking 3-39 and 6-32 respectively in the Westfield Laners’ 150.

Only Ali Rehan (34) and Mohammed Abdullah Iqbal (40) then troubled the scorers to any degree in Cowling’s 131.

Haworth II granted a walkover to third-placed Cononley, while Denholme II did likewise to leaders Thornton-in-Craven.

Glusburn II had one of the partnerships of the day at home to Airedale II in Division Four, with Richard Parkin (66) and Danny Ridehalgh (115) putting on 134 for the fourth wicket in their 289 at home to Airedale II.

Parkin’s innings only lasted 40 balls and contained 11 fours and two sixes, while Ridehalgh’s knock was twice as long and included 15 fours and five sixes, with Sam Britten (23) and No 11 Maj Hussain (27no) playing supporting roles.

Airedale replied with a creditable 194-6, Mark Pickles (3-25) and Cody Hird (2-32) being among the wickets.

Laurence Powell (4-60), Jack Middleton (3-46) and Theo Reay (2-18) were rewarded for their endeavours for Sutton II at home to Bingley Congs, who made 198.

Sutton were then dismissed for 80 by the leaders, with Greg Riddiough scoring 17 and Dylan Hanson 28.