ASTON and Sandbach maintained mid-table positions with draws in their Cheshire Building Society Alliance Di -vision One fixtures on Saturday.
At Chelford, Aston's bowlers toiled as the home side amassed a good total of 204-5 with M Shiells making 91.
A fine 67 from captain Derek Wright provided the backbone of Aston's reply, which finished on 183-7 with Phil Little also chipping in with an unbeaten 37.
Sandbach also saw opponents Wilmslow Wayfarers post in excess of 212-9 wickets with a century from N Shahid (109) and Mark Shallcross taking 5-89.
In reply, Sandbach were 100-4 wickets with J Laydon unbeaten on 36.
In Division Two, Wistaston won their derby duel with league leaders Bunbury by eight wickets.
Bunbury were bowled out for 96 with A Sidie taking 4-38. In reply, Wistaston cruised to a winning 100-2 with K Thornhill hitting 37.
Basement boys Audlem held on for a draw at home to Disley.
The visitors rattled up a testing total of 253-5 declared from 46 overs, but Audlem held on to earn a draw at 153-9 off 41 overs.
Holmes Chapel stayed in contention for promotion from Division Two of the Meller Braggins Cheshire League with a narrow win at Offerton. Second-placed Chapel dismissed their hosts for 116 before edging to victory at 117-8.
Improving Cholmondeley had much the better of their draw at Lindow.
Batting first, Cholmondeley posted 227-8 declared before Lindow were left holding on at 137-8.