LEFT chasing 175 for victory, it’s usually a tricky target for sides.

Not so for Gwersyllt Park Seconds, who continued their fine start to the North Wales League Division Three season with a maximum points win at Buckley Seconds. Alyn Evans struck 43 as Buckley were all out for 174 (Josh Marshall 3-16, Michael Griffiths 3-19, Ben Griffiths 3-22).

Alfie Lythgoe (80 not out) and Matthew Jones (73 not out) then guided Park to 175 without loss.

Mold Seconds claimed a comfortable six-wicket success over Caernarfon, who were restricted to 151 for seven (Monis Altaf 71, Louis Boulton 3-29).

In reply, Boulton’s unbeaten 60 - plus 31 from Craig Roberts - helped to guide Mold to 153 for four.

Hawarden Park Seconds won by 82 runs at Conwy Seconds, who were dispatched for 94 (Owen Ford 5-24).

Park struck 176 for five, boosted by Luke Bennett (74) and skipper Haseeb Hanif Bikya (47 not out).

Pwllheli got the better of Connah’s Quay Seconds after setting 196 for eight. Quay were dismissed for 84.

Halkyn Seconds were beaten by nine wickets at Denbigh Seconds, while Ruthin defeated Bethesda Seconds by 84 runs. Josh Duckworth (51 not out) and Matthew Duckworth (4-16) impressed for Ruthin, as Bethesda’s Arun Prabha picked up six for 17.

In Division Two, Bersham pipped Mochdre Seconds by two wickets.

Sathyajith Ihalagama (4-31) and Laksitha Danajaya (2-11) helped to restrict Mochdre to 154 for nine, while Bersham responded with 155 for eight. Maneesha Ayomal Nissanka (59 not out) and Junaid Ali (35) made crucial contributions.

Carmel & District lost by 13 runs to Bangor Seconds, who made 202 for seven. Nick Hughes, Noah Murray-Jones and Ben Sim took two wickets each for Carmel, who replied with 189 for six (Ryan Roberts 51 not out, Sim 38).

Pontblyddyn Seconds were on the wrong end of a 69-run outcome away to Menai Bridge.

The Anglesey side realised 185 for five, with Gareth Jones and David Brilley taking two wickets apiece for Pontblyddyn, who were then restricted to 116 for seven (Jack Deary 32).

Iwan Edwards (102 not out) and Aron Hughes (96) impressed for Llanrwst in a 73-run win versus Corwen (Harry Pooler 54).

George Forgrave was in terrific form as Marchwiel and Wrexham gained a maximum points win over Llay.

Forgrave struck a superb 109 as Marchwiel and Wrexham were all out for 314 (Ashok Kumar 47, Matt Lawrenson 40, Phil Bray 6-67).

Charlie Gooding (3-6) and Phil Oddie (3-12) then impressed as Llay were dismissed for 56.

Marchwiel and Wrexham Seconds gained a 97-run home victory versus Llanrwst Seconds in Division Four.

Nick Husbands (152 not out) and Matthew Salisbury (59 not out) led Marchwiel to 226 for one, before Robbie Williams (4-13) and Mike Lee (3-19) restricted Llanrwst to 129 for seven.

Abergele Seconds got the better of Ruthin Seconds by 42 runs, while there was a 36-run success for Corwen Seconds versus Dolgellau Seconds. Corwen’s Barry Morris made 100 not out.