PETER Docherty (101 not out) and James Erasmus (95) put on 152 for the third wicket as Penarth reached 291-4 against Pentyrch.
Andrew Simms also made 39 and then took 2-24 to help get Pentyrch out for 230. Dan Grossett scored 79 and Dave Tallis 50, while Simon Wilkinson took 3-39.
Chris Wragg scored 91 and Gareth Owen 45 not out in Pontypridd’s total of 239-7 against Chepstow at Ynysangharad Park, with Josh Tregaskes getting 2-36. Paul Bennett made a fine 80, but Chepstow put up the shutters and were 175-6 at the finish. Liam Stacey took 2-20 for Ponty and Scott Parrish 2-30.
Radyr decided to bat at home to Tondu and managed 220-6, with Alun Williams getting 54, Phil Butlin 46 and Tom Skirrow 29 not out. Tom Jenkins took 3-44.
Neil Raikes and Nathan Skoines both made 32 when Tondu batted, but they could only manage 177-8. Leg-spinner Rhys Mander took 3-19 for Radyr and Dan Stone 2-37.
Abergavenny went in first at Crofft-y-Genau Road and were bowled out for 179. Ryland Wallace scored 51 as Phil Makinson took 2-11 for St Fagans and Dave Hopkins 2-12. St Fagans got the runs for six wickets thanks mainly to a fourth-wicket partnership of 95 by Tim Nicholls (86 not out) and Gareth Lennon (38). Andy Timpson took 2-36 for Abergavenny.
Usk defeated Sudbrook by 21 runs and Panteg overcame Welsh Asians by eight wickets.
The Asians set a target of 188 all out in which Azmat Khan scored 53 and Sohail Rauf 25.
Tom McLaren made 54 in the Panteg innings leaving Rhys Salkeld (38 not out) and John Lewis (41 not out) to do the rest.
BLACKWOOD reached 227-7 against Barry in Division Two Second XI, with Martin Evans making 56, Steve Hall 52, Carl Gwilt 39 and Sujeewa Senerathne 20. Aaron Smith took 3-28 for Barry.
Smith then scored 76 and Rhys Howell 72, but Barry finished 11 runs short of their target as Martin Ebdon took 2-27 and Kieran Rowe 2-36.
Hosts Malpas were dismissed for 140 against Croesyceiliog, with Richard Jones scoring 64 and captain Dean Boothroyd 34 as 15-year-old James Scarborough took 4-27, which included a hat-trick, and Huw Kear 3-30.
Croesy cruised to 141 without loss, with Peter Mason making 78 not out and Luke Kear 55 not out.
Miskin Manor held visitors Creigiau to 148-9 in which Dewi Evans scored 77 not out as Rob Smythe took 3-23 and the evergreen Mike Cockell 2-21.
Steve Needham (67 not out) and Alan Croft (31 not out) then steered Miskin Manor to a nine-wicket win.
Rogerstone lost to Lisvane and Newbridge collapsed to 56 all out against Newport Fugitives at High Cross. Rob Simkins took 3-8, Rob Franklin 2-3, Mike Heaten 2-7 and Gavin Rodway 2-8.
John Chorley got 32 not out as the Fugitives won by nine wickets.
John Barnett made a superb 119 as Vale reached 224-6 against Brecon at Corntown. Tom Johnson added 27 and John Humphries 26, while Adam Kinsey took 2-38.
Reg Starkey scored 44, David Osbourne 35 and John Edwards 22, but Brecon were 200-9 at the close. Nick Hogben took 2-20 for Vale and Kevin Jones 2-39.
Machen got Llantwit Fardre out for 141 in Division Three Second XI.
Mike Maguire made 47 as spinner Robin Jones took 3-20 and Nick Hatton 3-22.
Hatton then scored 61 and Dale Stibbs 36 not out as Machen made it by seven wickets with Ben Dunn taking 2-39 for Fardre.
Martin Newell made 103, Aled Jones 51 and Ian Morgan 32 as Monmouth managed 247-5 against Dinas Powis.
Dan Pearce (33), Andrew Ford (27) and John Clogg (22) tried hard, but Dinas Powis fell for 174, Jones taking 4-34.
Pencoed could only reach 120-5 off their 45 overs at home to Whitchurch Heath with Graham D Davies getting 36 not out and Alistair Waterhouse 23. Ben Pike took 2-25 for Heath and Richard Hopcroft 2-20.
Gareth Lucey then made 55 not out and Tony Coombs 38 not out as Heath strolled to a nine-wicket victory.
Dan Battle made 51 and there were 40 extras as Ebbw Vale made 158 all out at Pontymister.
Pramod Naval took 9-0-25-3 for Pontymister, Gareth Price 7-1-37-3 and there was a wicket each for Haroon Ali, Akhtar Ali, Ghulam Abbas and Kieren Sharratt.
Sharratt then blasted a superb 104 not out and Abbass 25 not out as Pontymister replied with 160-3.