Bideford’s superb start to the new Stay In Devon League top flight season continued with a seven wicket success at Filleigh.

James Ford (4-18) and Martin Stewart (3-35) combined to bowl the home side out for 186.

Jordy Gilmour then thumped an unbeaten 75 as Bideford cantered to victory.

North Devon also remain with a perfect record after they made it two wins from two with an 84-run home win over Newton Tracey.

Jason Smith was star of the show for the home team with an unbeaten century. He trooped off at tea with 120 to his name and the North Devon total 236-7. Tom Ansell (28) and Matt Dart (26) were the other principle run providers.

Dart then claimed 2-20 in nine overs and Max Curtis spun his way to 3-25 also in nine as Newton Tracey closed on 152-9 with only Richard Screech (35) making much impression.

Barnstaple lost a third game in five outings – the other two were cancelled owing to then weather - when they were beaten by five wickets at Halberton.

Jeremy Turner claimed four wickets and Will Squire three as Barum were bundled out for 70.

The home side lost five wickets in the run chase, but it was all too comfortable. Barum will be hoping to break their duck when they play at Sandford on June 9.

In Division Two, the woes continue for Victoria Park as they were blown away for just 53 at Holsworthy.

Ryan Walter sent down nine overs and claimed 5-14 and there were two wickets each for Rob Mitchell and Matt Mansbridge. Mansbridge then hit an unbeaten 37 and Mark McManus was not out 14 as Holsworthy got home for the loss of just one wicket.

Belstone were emphatic winners at Incorrigibles, where they scored 221-7 and then bowled the home side out for 82.

Phil Woods top scored with 84 for the visitors with Russell Hilton (3-24) and Alex Elston (2-250 the principle wicket takers.

Witheridge side were then bowled out, with only Hilton making any impression with a knock of 22. Orchestrator of their downfall was Ryan Dennis, who sent down seven overs and claimed four wickets for five runs.

Heathcoat emerged from the Mid Devon derby with the honours after a compelling game at Knightshayes.

Barnaby Goss (74) and Justin Williams (70) led the hoe side to a commanding 255-6. Chris Simpson took 3-35 for the visitors, who then made a great fist of the run chase, falling just short at 211-8. Justin Dollow top scored with 53, while Sam Smith took 3-35 for the hosts.