CHURCH Stretton suffered a 99-run defeat in Division Two of the Shropshire League, opener Alan Crump the only batsman among the runs.

Hosts Shrewsbury 3rd scored 184-4 from their 40 overs with Ben Crump taking two of the wickets while Keith Yapp’s 14 overs cost just 28 runs.

In reply Alan Crump stayed put, chalking up 28 from 102 deliveries but no other player reached double figures and the visitors managed just 85 from their overs.

Corvedale suffered a ten-wicket defeat at Hodnet, Peplow & Tibberton in Division Three after being skittled out for just 42 while there was a five-wicket defeat for Corvedale 2nd at home to Beacon 3rd.

Elsewhere there were wins for Ludlow 2nd and 3rd with Chris Ammonds scoring an unbeaten 109 for the former.