STAFFORD firsts drive for promotion from Division One of the North Staffs and South Cheshire League continued with a fine six wicket win at Leycett on a tricky batting surface.
Oliver Stark was a star with the ball taking a six wicket haul as the home side were bowled out for 89.
Stark claimed 6-38 and club professional Aparajit Singh took 3-14 with his left arm spin.
Stafford lost four wickets chasing that small total down but did it comfortably in 28.3 overs.
The win sees them remain top of Division One 25 points clear of second place and 34 clear of third with three games remaining.
This Saturday the firsts travel to Oulton looking to avenge an earlier season home defeat although skipper David Foster did pick up a broken finger and is doubtful but is delighted with the recent run of good form his side has showed.
It's panning out to be a good season for the Riverway club as the seconds remain top of Division 1b after a seven wicket win over Leycett at home.
Harry Jones blew away Leycett’s top order with a superb hatrick claiming 3-35 and Sean Connolly claimed 3-16 as they were 140 all out.
Opener Mark Smallman steered Stafford to victory with 53 not out while Chanaka Ekanayake chipped in with 31 in the run chase.
Stafford are looking very good in top spot 49 points clear of second spot, they are at home this Saturday against Moddershall with a 1pm start at Riverway.
Stafford's thirds faced a strong Sandon side in the Stone Premier league and did well to bat out for a draw against the champions.
Batting first at Riverway, Sandon hit 215-6 and declared after 46.3 overs thanks to openers Michael Whalley 43 and David Hassall 48.
Stafford held on in the reply with skipper Ali Martin top scoring with a stubborn 24 in their 109-7 in 49 overs, Andy Wootton picked up 3-35 for Sandon.
A young Stafford fourths lost out by ten wickets at Moddershall in their Stone and District Division One match.
Paceman Dean Tooth struck with 8-20 as Stafford were shot out for 72.
Openers Stanley Basraj (24no) and Joe Mason (38no) completed the job for the home side.