BRETFORTON kept in touch in third place in the Cotswold Hills Cricket League Premier Division with a 116-run home win over Kineton.

Steven Clarke scored 40 as Bret totalled 177 all out before Jamie Clarke (4-19) and Alex Evans (3-7) ripped through lowly Kineton for 61.

Division One leaders Elmley Castle saw off mid-table visitors Leek Wootton by 84 runs.

Simon Corbett (62) and Simon Cooper (51) helped the hosts to 223-7 from 45 overs and Leek were bowled out for 139 with Tom Attwood claiming 6-31.

Ashton-under-Hill lost by six wickets at Rowington after being dismissed for 127 with opener Amir Ali (27) top scoring.

Badsey lost at home to Division Two high-fliers Adlestrop by six wickets as Sam Rawlings claimed 9-41 for the Cotswold side.

Openers Michael Powell and Dan Andrew both scored 66 as Badsey were bowled out for 211.

Captain Sam Keen scored 89 and bowling hero Rawlings 41 in Adlestrop's successful reply of 212-4.

Fourth-placed Broadway won by six wickets at lowly The Lenches in Division Three.

Carlo Carenza's 7-16 ensured The Lenches were skittled for 122 despite 36 from Gordon Smith.

Jamie Powell hit 34 and Craig Malin 30 in Broadway's winning 125-4.

Division Four table-toppers Bidford-on-Avon triumphed by 28 runs at Stratford Bards.

Craig Wiggett carried his bat for 119 not out and Tom Edkins added 67no in Bidford's 261-2 from 40 overs.

Stratford made a valiant attempt to chase the big target with 156no from Will Noble but fell short on 233-4.

Struggling Fladbury lost at Tanworth and Camp Hill seconds by five wickets despite David Prudden's score of 69 in the Vale side's 153 all out.