Sam Beedle hit 128 not out as Stocksfield went on to thrash Ryton in Division One of the Northumberland and Tyneside Cricket League last weekend.

Beedle, who led his team to victory, took only 106 balls to score his century after the away side were put into bat first.

His big score, added to by 32s from both captain Steven Henderson and Benjamin Wraith, saw Stocksfield set Ryton 264 to win the game, however the hosts could only respond with a score of 109 all out.

A much closer game took place at Tynedale, as Consett managed to take a narrow two wicket win.

After being put into bat first, the home side saw captain Thomas Cant score 52 as they went on to set a score of 104 all out, but Consett managed to secure the victory with a response of 105/8.

In Division Two, Ponteland comfortably beat Whickham by 114 runs with Daniel Wright hitting a fine score of 99 not out.

After the visitors set the hosts 208 to win, Whickham could only manage 93 all out in response with Ponteland bowler Benjamin O’Brien taking three wickets for 10 runs.

Division Three saw one team in the region take a win as Allendale took a five wicket victory away at Cramlington.

They managed to chase down their target of 120 with John Welch top scoring with 62 from just 39 balls.

Both Corbridge and Stocksfield 2nds lost out last weekend however.

Corbridge were beaten by a fine Blyth side who didn’t drop a wicket on their way to the win, while Stocksfield fell 20 runs short of their target to beat Berwick.

After bowling the away side out for 97 - including three wickets each for Alistair Thirlwell and Ben Brown - the hosts could only manage a response of 77.

In Division Four, Tynedale 2nds took a comfortable eight wicket win over Clara Vale with James Percival claiming four of them, while Ponteland 2nds lost out by 81 runs to Whickham 2nds.

Riding Mill lost out to Tynemouth 3rds in Division Five South after the hosts met their revised target of 145, while in Division Six South, Corbridge 2nds defeated local rivals Stocksfield 3rds by a huge 128 runs with Neil Tiffin top scoring with 51.