MODDERSHALL under-17s squad completed an historic treble for the second year in succession in the Kidsgrove League Knockout Cup final against Ashcombe Park.
Two centuries from Richard Williams and Tom Hope in 40 overs gave them an unassailable target as they beat Ashcombe to become the first ever team to retain the treble.
Moddershall’s captain opted to bat and runs soon showed with Rob Price hitting a fast 31 to set Modd off to a good start.
Williams in at number three was one of two Modd players to knock a century achieving a fantastic total of 102 with some classic strokes before being bowled by Ashcombe's Aiden Derbyshire.
Hope came in at number five to continue the display hitting a brilliant 108no, Hope never looked troubled at the crease and completed a phenomenal innings helping the total to 278-6 wickets off the allotted 40 overs.
In reply, Ashcombe Park opened with some intention and Ryan Ball was soon in the chase and hitting the runs required per over to reach the Modd total when on 83 he was caught close to the boundary by Modd's Kieran Griffin.
The hosts run rate then slowed as new batsmen took to the crease and Moddershall retained the cup as worthy winners with Ashcombe totaled 212-7 off their 40 overs with Aiden Derbyshire (41no) and Tom Davies(36) putting up a good stand.
To add to the 102 runs he knocked Williams took three wickets for 35 runs off eight overs to secure the Man of the Match award.
The Kidsgrove Junior Cricket league (Section E) title had been successfully defended some weeks prior to the end of the season with the team taking the title with a total of 250 points holding a 90 point lead over second placed Little Stoke.
The Noel Banks trophy was the next silverware to be retained with the team beating Porthill Park in the final played at Little Stoke on August 26.