HEYSIDE, Greenfield and Moorside and Glodwick all tasted defeat in the GMCL Premier Division on Saturday.

Alcindo Holder’s unbeaten 102 helped Heyside post 222 but league leaders Roe Green got over the line for the loss of four wickets.

Two centuries were the feature of Prestwich’s sizeable run chase at Glodwick.

Muhammad Mohsin scored a-run-a-ball 104 in Glodwick’s 259-7, but Danny Pawson’s knock of 139 saw Prestwich home with 17 balls remaining.

Greenfield came up 49 runs short against Denton St Lawrence and it was a similar story for Moorside who went down by 62 runs at home to Clifton for whom Adam Holt hit 121.

In Premier 2, Royton were well beaten by leaders Denton West, who moved nine points clear at the top of the second tier with a 141-run win, Royton all out for 143 chasing 284-7 at Windsor Park.

Woodhouses’ game at Bradshaw was postponed due to Covid-19 cases.

In the game between the top two going into the weekend, Shaw brought their ‘A’ game in a 245-run victory over Heaton in the Championship.

Dilanka Sandakan scored 110 with Shaw scoring 351-6 and Heaton bowled out for 106.

Friarmere made light work of defending their 257-6 by bowling out Whalley Range for 78.

Uppermill went down to a 50-run defeat at home to Brooksbottom despite 73 from former Lancashire man Kyle Hogg.

In Division One, Oldham inflicted a first defeat on Mottram, Abid Fazil’s unbeaten 59 helping them to a six-wicket victory.

Austerlands moved above opponents Hadfield St Andrews with a 101-run win, professional Imran Rafiq scoring 116.

Micklehurst came just 11 short of 400 on their way to a 125-run victory against Denton West 2s in Division 2B.

Jack Darnbrough (104), supported by Daniel Clayton (94), piled on the runs.

Springhead were on the receiving end of a big score at Littleborough Lakeside as the hosts scored 344-5 on the way to a 159-run win.

Saddleworth beat Werneth by 84 runs and Ashton picked up their first win with a one-wicket victory at Wythenshawe.

In Division 4E Ashton Ladysmith beat Failsworth Macedonia by 138 runs.