OTLEY remained top of the Aire-Wharfe League with a comprehensive 114-run victory at home against Collingham and Linton on Saturday.

Otley won the toss and chose to bat, and after they found themselves 55-4, a tremendous fifth-wicket partnership of 109 between David Hester (50) and Nathan Goldthorp (75) put Otley in control, as they went to score 254-9.

That total proved too much for the visitors, as Otley bowled them out for 140 in 37.4 overs, with Stephen Brown (4-41) and captain James Davies (3-24) the pick of the Otley bowlers.

Follifoot kept up the pressure on the leaders with a 73-run win at Ilkley, and overtaking them in second place in Division One.

After some early breakthroughs by Ilkley bowler Dave Pennett (3-18), Follifoot steadied the ship with a fine fifth-wicket stand by Yasar Ali (53) and Alex Fox (54), as the visitors scored 178 all out.

A batting collapse saw Ilkley struggling on 40-7 before Pennett added 36 runs batting at No 9, as Ilkley finished on 105 all out. Ishtikar Hussain (4-23) had an excellent bowling spell for Follifoot.

Horsforth edged Rawdon by one run in a close game on Saturday.

Put into bat, Horsforth were led by a brilliant knock of 86no by Chathura Kaluthanthri, as they scored 224-6. He hit five fours and two sixes off 135 balls.

Rawdon, led by George Myers' 38, got runs up and down the order but came up one short, finishing on 223-9 in a thriller.

Addingham cruised to six-wicket victory at home to North Leeds.

Skipper Ted Haggas (3-16) and Ricky Palacio (3-31) did most of the damage as Addingham restricted North Leeds to 116 all out.

The same pair, Haggas (53no) and Palacio (46no), were also in form with the bat as Addingham (117-4) surpassed their target in the 26th over.

Pool (124-7) beat bottom side Adel (118 all out) by three wickets. Pool's David Amos took 4-30 and Adel's Dasun Opanayaka (58) hit the top score of the match.

Burley-in-Wharfedale (104 all out) went down to a eight-wicket defeat at the hands of Bilton (107-2), who were led by Awais Eyaz's 5-48 and Cameron Martin's 45.

Saltaire continue to fly high at the top of Division Two as they beat Horsforth Hall Park by six wickets on Saturday.

After Usman Munir (3-16) got Hall Park's top three batsmen, a fine fourth-wicket stand by Stephen Wilkinson (43) and Tom Lester (77) saw the home side score 175 all out.

Danish Hussain (49) and Junaid Ahmed (48) led the reply, as Saltaire (178-4) eased to victory in the 29th over.

A captain's innings by Harry Smallwood helped Olicanian (187-7) move past Kirkstall Education (184 all out) into second place.

James Gifford (3-39) and Ed Broadley (3-53) were the pick of the bowlers for Olicanian, but Smallwood's 79 off 124 balls led the home side past their target in the 43rd over.

A second-wicket partnership of 105 by Robbie Miller (58) and Sam Housam (62) led Ben Rhydding (203-9) to a 70-run win at Guiseley (133 all out).

Chris Wain took 4-62 for Guiseley and Alex Miller (3-20) was the pick of the bowlers for Ben Rhydding.

Bardsey (294-9) beat Beckwithshaw (293 all out) by a single run in a slugfest at Bardsey Sports Club. Naseem Aslam hit 79 and Eddie Clayton took 5-70 for the home side.

Imran Patel (118no) and captain Michael Richmond (82) had a magnificent second-wicket stand of 180 to led New Rover (291-3) to a 106-run victory at Steeton (185 all out).

Paul Hardwick (3-72) took the only three wickets for Steeton, and their reply, which came up short, was led by an excellent knock of 75 by Freddie Pearson.

Despite Gareth Wilkinson's 50 and a 5-41 spell by Fawad Maqsood, Tong Park Esholt (200 all out) were beaten by 19 runs by Colton Institute (219 all out).

Asif Yousaf's 61, Imran Zaman's 52 and Chris Spivey's 4-40 led Division Three leaders Green Lane (253-9) to a 90-run win at North Leeds II (163 all out).

Second place Calverley St Wilfrids lost by seven wickets at St Chads Broomfield (144-3), who were led by Atiq Khan's (4-21) brilliant bowling spell and a half century by Sachin Nehra (56).

Third from bottom Menston (140-9) moved up one place with an all-important one-wicket win at Thackley (139 all out).

Mohammed Shoaib hit 46 as Menston were led by a spell of 4-49 by Anas Imtiaz, who also hit the winning runs for the visitors. Shoaib took 5-45 for Thackley.

Skipton had a big day with the bat as they battered Alwoodley by 117 runs.

Keir Nelson top-scored with a knock of 81, as Iqbal Khan and David Hedges chipped in with 51no and 41, respectively, as Skipton scored 276-6.

Captain Gary Owens was the pick of the Skipton bowlers, as he took 4-49 and the home side bowled Alwoodley out for 159.

Bolton Villas (129-6) beat bottom side Harden (128 all out) by four wickets.

Andy Wear (33) top-scored for Harden, as Louis Brown took 5-44. Ashan Tanveer's 34no guided Bolton Villas past their target.

Leeds Modernians (193 all out) cruised to a 98-run victory against Tong Park Esholt (95 all out).

Joe Lonsdale (4-55) was the pick of the bowlers for Tong Park, as a bowling attack led by Ashley Rowden's 4-11 restricted all Tong Park's batsmen, with the exception of Chris Holdsworth, who scored 42.

* Bilton advanced to the semi-finals of the Waddilove Cup on Sunday with a 79-run victory at Horsforth Hall Park.

Opener Ben Roughsedge (56) and Lewis Mallinson (57no) led Bilton to 237-7.

In reply, Hall Park scored 158 before being bowled out by a bowling attack led by Awais Ejaz (5-32), who took a hat-trick on the final three wickets of the game.