HARPSDEN wrapped up the Berkshire, Mid Bucks & Chilterns League Championship Division title with a 42-run home victory against Ballinger Waggoners, writes Richard Ashton.

The prolific opening pair of Australian Blake Hogan-Keogh (109) and Adam Birkett (105) put on 190 for the opening wicket, and with Ben Hancock hammering an unbeaten 40, Harpsden closed on 300-2 after their 45 overs.

Tom Petrie (71), Rollo McIntyre (49) and Marcus Tingey (41) were all among the runs in reply, but Stef Franklin's 5-66 ensured Ballinger were restricted to 258-9.

Second-placed Checkendon secured a 59-run home win against Braywood.

Vittal Guntaka (51no) and Manpreet Singh (48) batted well to lead Checks to 242-6, and despite Nasser Mahmood making 68 in reply, Braywood were dismissed for 183.

Amol Tyagi (3-30) and Rama Adigantla (3-49) were the pick of the Checkendon attack.

Holmer Green cruised to a six-wicket win against visiting Ley Hill.

Dan Little (4-35) and Rommel Foster (4-39) were the destroyers-in chief as Ley Hill were skittled for just 101, and with James Salter striking 41 in reply, Green reached 102-4 in 25.5 overs.

Chris Morris (3-22) was the stand-out bowler for Ley Hill.

Penn & Tylers Green were relegated following a 142-run defeat at home to West Reading.

Adam Davidson (91), Akeel Khan (48 from 34 balls) and Hassan Arif (104no from 88) were all in fine form as Wests plundered an impressive 305-8, Doug Marriot taking 3-60.

Penn struggled in reply, and with Zain Raja claiming 5-47, they were bowled out for 163.

Peppard Stoke Row secured their survival and pushed Ruislip Victoria to the brink of relegation with a tense four-wicket success.

Ruislip chose to bat before crashing to 16-4, and despite some resistance, they were bowled out for 112 as Chris Humphreys took 3-11.

PSR suffered a similarly bad start in falling to 23-4, but Dan Hayden (48) ensured they crossed the line in reaching 113-6.

Fareed Gulchin (3-28) and Shair Khan (3-41) were the stand-out bowlers for the Victorians.