A CAPTAIN'S innings and century by William Spivey was not enough as Ilkley went down to a six-wicket defeat at home to Aire-Wharfe League leaders Otley on Saturday.

Put into bat, Spivey opened the Ilkley innings and batted all 50 overs, scoring 121 not out and hitting 16 fours and one six off 150 balls.

He shared a fourth-wicket partnership of 111 with Dave Pennett (44), as Ilkley finished on 209-6. Stephen Brown was once again in the wickets for Otley, taking 3-55.

Otley opening batsman Tom Brady was also in form with the bat, as he top scored with 86 off 106 balls, as the visitors scored 214-4, reaching their target in 36.1 overs.

Bottom of table Adel got their first league win of the season with a two-wicket victory at third-placed Horsforth.

Adel skipper James Dobson won the toss and put Horsforth into bat, and bowlers James Thorp (3-14) and opener Dasun (3-28) put in fine spells as Adel restricted Horsforth to 131 all out.

Adel were steady in their reply, with Ed Watt top-scoring with 27, as they finished on 134-8 in 33.2 overs. Chathura Kaluthanthri took 3-39.

In another match between two clubs fighting relegation, second from bottom closed to within two points of Pool by beating them by six wickets.

Put into bat, Pool only managed 100 all out, as Robert Goldthorp top scoring with 36no off 96 balls.

Tom Hudson took 4-34 as North Leeds (101-4) knocked off the runs in 33 overs. Callum Carson top scored with a knock of 47no.

Burley-in-Wharfedale lost by single wicket in a tight game against second placed Follifoot.

Burley captain Jason Wright won the toss and chose the bat, and his knock of 74no led Burley to a total of 232 all out. Istikhar Hussain took 5-41 for Follifoot.

Despite a wicket haul of 4-46 by Burley's Joe Hall, Follifoot skipper Matthew Williams' knock of 52 helped the home side reach 236-9 in 54.3 overs.

Rawdon went above Burley in the table as they beat Bilton by one wicket.

Andrew Doidge took 3-26 in 15 overs and Chrishna Graham took 3-56 as Bilton were bowled out for 145.

Doidge was also good with the bat, top scoring with 40no to lead Rawdon (149-9) passed their target in the 41st over.

Addingham (123 all out) lost by 64 runs at Collingham and Linton (187 all out).

Steve James top scored for Collingham, as Addingham's Robert Ellis took 4-43, but Charlie Swallow blunted Addingham's reply with a wicket haul of 7-36.

Saltaire extended their lead in Division Two with a win over promotion-pushing Olicanian.

It was a day to remember for Sajad Ali with bat and ball, his solid 54 from the middle order contributed to the 164 total, as Ed Broadley took 4-32. Ali then took 4-51 as Saltaire saw of the chasing Olicanian for 144.

Bardsey moved into second with a win away at Colton Institute. Great bowling from Josh Challenger (3-20) limited the hosts to 103 all out. Bardsey (105-2) took no prisoners, knocking off the total with a 52 from opener Naseem Aslam.

Horsforth Hall Park made light work of struggling visitors Guiseley. A death spell from Ricky Halloran (3-46) saw off Guiseley for a score of 149. The total was chased down comfortably after teas, with Stephen Wilkinson's innings of 59no the highlight for the hosts, who finished on 150-4.

Kirkstall Educational were blown away by travelling Tong Park Esholt’s bowling attack in a one-sided affair. Bowler Fawad Maqsood claimed a 5-46 in a brilliant spell with the ball restricting Kirkstall to 172. Maqsood then took to the crease to hit 59 off 54 deliveries to win the game for Tong Park (176-3).

Steeton took 20 points against Beckwithshaw, chasing down a target of 184 with 15 balls to spare. Strong bowling from Stephen Pearson (5-43) and Adam Hardwick (4-59) and a big score of 69no from opener William Luxton were the highlights for Steeton, who scored 185-4.

New Rover lost out in a mid-table clash with Ben Rhydding. Ben Rhydding’s Henry Barrow (5-55) put the New Rover order to work as they totalled 148 chasing down 161.

Division Three leaders Green Lane turned on the style against Thackley bowling them out for 68, thanks to three-wicket hauls from Azhar Mahmood (3-18), Neil Britton (3-21) and Vaibhav Sharma (3-16). Sharma hit 44no as Green Lane (70-2) chased the total down after 13 overs.

Calverley St Wilfrid’s keep the pressure on Green Lane with a convincing win against Harden. Calverley limited Harden to 100 all out after a Vishal Shaw (5-13) masterclass. They chased the total down comfortably, scoring 104-4 in 17.4 overs.

Tong Park Esholt II took the maximum points away from their match against Bolton Villas. Tong Park set a whopping 290, thanks to knocks of 79 by Chris Holdsworth and 57no from Daniel Taylor despite a fantastic bowling spell from Louis Brown (5-74). The total was a bridge too far for Villas who were bowled out for 190, as Neil Cooper took 5-55.

Skipton white-washed struggling Menston in a mismatched tie. Skipton set 216 with concrete knocks from David Hedges (66) and Iqbal Khan (32) before two five-wicket hauls from Gary Owens (5-26) and Khan (5-18) blew Menston away for a bleak 44.

A first class knock of 131no from Matt Hinks saw Leeds Modernians comfortably beat North Leeds by 69 runs despite a strong knock from North Leeds’ Andy Stevens (50no off 61 balls). The Leeds Modernians target of 268 was just too much to chase down for North Leeds (199-9).

Alwoodley dispatched of St Chads Broomfield with a nine-wicket victory in a mid-table clash. St Chads were bowled out for 92, and Will Jackson was the pick of the bowling (3-14). Alwoodley (93-1) easily chased down the double digit total, thanks to Wahab Hussain’s 62no.