Bottom side Bersham got it right as they claimed a 15-0 victory over Ruthin in North Wales Cricket League Division One.
Put into bat, the Colliers posted a fine 208-9 off 50 overs, skipper Suresh Lakmal Koswaththage hitting 63 and Amith Thilakarathne 36, Sandeep Anantharaman a most impressive 5-27 off 10 overs for the visitors.
In reply, Ruthin were sent packing for just 94, Koswaththage 3-11 and Sultan Shoaib 3-16 the main destroyers for a delighted Bersham.
Skipper Jake James’ unbeaten 63 proved crucial as Gwersyllt Park celebrated a five-wicket home success against Hawarden Park.
Inserted by the opposition, Hawarden were limited to 151-9 off 50 overs, extras the top contributor with 36, Michael Griffiths returning an excellent 3-15 off 12 for the hosts.
Gwersyllt made it to 155-5 from 44.5, James well supported by Dominic Mitchell (35) and Ethan McCarthy (31), sealing a 12-3 points decision.
Cancelled (rain): Abergele v Llay Welfare, Conwy v Dolgellau, Llanrwst v Bethesda, Mold v Carmel and District (all 3 points apiece).
Halkyn extended their lead at the summit to 21 points with a nine-wicket home hammering of Marchwiel and Wrexham.
Invited to bat, the visitors were limited to a painstaking 86-9 off 45 overs, Alex North a brilliant 3-13 from 10 and Graeme Settle 2-21 for the Pant Newydd table-toppers.
Halkyn coasted to 90-1, Timothy Davies (49 no) and Ben Roberts (22) putting on 80 for the first wicket.
Brymbo 2nds defeated Mochdre 2nds by two runs, 150 all out playing 148-8 (11-4) and Gresford 2nds were declared as 12-3 winners over Llay Welfare 2nds.
Bangor 2nds (3) 0-0 Mynydd Isa and Maeshafn (3) 30-0 (abandoned – rain)
Corwen (3) 0-0 Buckley (3) 0-0
Menai Bridge 2nds (3) 0-0 Northop 2nds (3) 0-0
Matches off (rain): Buckley 2nds v Gwersyllt Park 2nds, Carmel and District 2nds v Pwllheli 2nds, Hawarden Park 2nds v Connah’s Quay 2nds, Mynydd Isa & Maeshafn 2nds v Pointblyddyn 2nds (all 3 pts each).
Matches off (rain): Bethesda 2nds v Halkyn 2nds, Dolgellau 2nds v Conwy 2nds (3 pts each)
Clwb Criced Caernarfon (10) 0-0 Llangollen (-15) 0-0 (conceded).