Ryhope lost by seven wickets at Ushaw Moor in the Frank Lees Cup last night.
Dan Blackman (38), Scott Lawrence (34) and Sagar Udeshi (19) led Ryhope to 113-4 in their 20 overs.
But Steven Milburn’s unbeaten half-century steered Ushaw Moor home in 16.4 overs on 114-3, backed by Peter Maddison (32no). Tom Lemon bagged 2-27.
Easington made 115-9 at Bill Quay, with Jason Moses hitting four fours and a six in 41, while Ryan Higgins added 19, Karl Bellerby grabbed 3-19
Josh Eaton’s unbeaten 58 hurried Quay home in their reply, winning by five wickets in the 17th over, despite two wickets apiece from Gary Ward and Dane Wilson.