FENISCOWLES continue to lead the way in the Ribblesdale League after making it four wins out of four.

The early season leaders enjoyed a seven-wicket victory over Brinscall on Sunday after Saturday’s matches were washed out by the rain.

Batting first, Brinscall were all out for 129 with Liam Winstanley top scoring with 66. Mini Bhada took 4-36 and Christopher Bleasedale 4-26.

In reply, opener Jake Errey carried his bat with an unbeaten 57 and received back up from Warqar Rafique (24) and Bhada (24).

Ribblesdale Wanderers and champions Settle are also both unbeaten.

Wanderers had a free date while Settle beat Oswaldtwistle.

Tom Davidson (44) and Robbie Davidson (58) were the mainstays of the Settle innings as they were bowled out for 209. Kurt Smithson produced an excellent spell of 4-47.

Oswaldtwistle’s target was reduced to 196 due to a couple of heavy showers but they were dismissed for 101 with Bradley Martin top scoring with 18.

Padiham picked up their first win of the season after beating Salesbury.

Batting first, Padiham posted 216-4 with Callum Clarke making a run-a-ball unbeaten 74 while Jack Edgar (35) and Owen Deakin-Pickard (52) also impressed.

In reply, Salesbury lost early wickets with Liam Bedford making 32. Andrew Mercer made 44 but Salesbury were bowled out for 146, well short of their target. Jack Edgar took 4-32, Toby Burrows 3-28 and Clarke completed a good day at the office taking 3-18.

Baxenden batted first against Barnoldswick and made148 all out. Adam Masood top scored with 37 with Ben Swindells making 30. Jack Rietschel took 3-32.

In reply, Jonny Beech’s unbeaten 23 got Barnoldswick over the winning line in the penultimate over with two wickets in hand. Masood took 4-38.

Whalley won the toss at Read and elected to bat. Opener Declan Bailey top scored with 48 with Yiannis Hasnson-Ikonomou adding 21 as Whalley were all out for 113.

Openers Joel Duerden (31no) and Hammad Azam (38no) guided Read to a nine-wicket win with Joseph Halstead also scoring 27.

Cherry Tree’s clash with Earby will be rearranged as Earby were playing in the second round of the Voneus National Village Cup.