TODD Davis stole the show as Eppleton secured a four-wicket win over Sunderland in the Warmseal Durham Senior League’s U18 Division.
Adam Craven (36), Joe Stoker (23) and Luke Hutchinson (23) led the Ashbrooke side to 110 all out, with Simon Dunn bagging three wickets.
In reply, Davis (61) led Eppleton home, backed by Jordan Ibinson (22), though Hutchinson secured three wickets.
George Harrison’s brilliant, unbeaten 77 sped unbeaten Chester-le-Street to 144-1, before Connor Pattison’s haul of 3-8 restricted Whitburn to 104-8 on their way to a first defeat of the campaign.
The George Peacock Trophy produced two entertaining ties. Callum Steel’s 41 helped Durham City make 106-8, but Josh Broome’s unbeaten 57 steered Horden home by six wickets.
Ryan Ball (61no) and Ben Blackwood (38no) took Castle Eden to a match-winning 134-2 before holding on by 11 runs as Philadelphia fell short on 123-7 despite 36 from Peter Greenwell 36. Ball grabbed 3-21.
In the 3D Durham Coast League’s U18 Division, Ryhope did just enough to beat Peterlee by five runs. The Newtowners dismissed Ryhope for 74, with Andrew Bates (3-12) and James Bates (3-2) starring. But Stokoe’s magnificent 5-17 helped bowl Peterlee out for 69.
Tom Colledge (58) and Chris Purdy (37) inspired Washington to 153-6, with Bill Quay later cut down to 77-6. Easington blew away Boldon CA Green for 19, Kelly snaffling 3-5, before cruising to a 10-wicket victory.
In the Coast League U15s, Ryhope Gold had the edge on Ryhope Red in their inter-club showdown, Stevens plundering 4-7 as the Reds were skittled for 48.
Gold cruised home by nine wickets on 53-1.
Seaham Harbour restricted Easington to 54-8, Patterson grabbing 3-16, to secure a 28-run victory.
Earlier, Williams took 3-4 as Harbour totalled 82-8.
Marsden eased to a 10-wicket Warmseal Durham Senior U15 League win over Whitburn, who were kept down to 45-8.
At U13 level, Eppleton overcame Whitburn helped by Charlie Ord’s fine knock of 55. Joe Blacklock, Ord and Nyle Davis all grabbed three wickets.
Amy Hearn took four wickets in starring with the ball for Whitburn.