KIRKBYMOORSIDE went clear at the top of Ryedale Beckett League division one thanks to a last-ball win over Settrington - but the result is under review by the league committee.
Youngster Jez Underwood (4-34) ensured Settrington were held in check in another low-scoring game at Kirkbymoorside as only Adam Morley (28) troubled the home attack.
Jamie Rounthwaite (4-20) helped Settrington fight till the last ball, as only Dave Gardner (44) and overseas player Jaques Brudricks (12 not out) managed double figures for the Moorsiders, but they still made it home at the death with three wickets in hand.
It has not been said why the result is under review.
Malton & Old Malton boosted their hopes of beating the drop as they again showed a liking for playing at Harome - in another game that went to the last ball.
They recently won the Division One Cup there and this time beat the hosts by four wicket.s
Harome posted an under-par score of 126-4 in their 15 overs as only Josh Greenlay (57) kicked on from a good start.
Wayne Dawson was the hero of Malton's response, finishing on 53 not out, supported by James Baxter (31) as Tim Sharples claimed 3-20.
A low-scoring game saw Hovingham almost guarantee safety and leaves Duncombe Park needing points in the closing games of the season.
Park were all out for a paltry 58 as Tom Bumby took 3-7 and Will Lund 3-9. Josh Prest (27) led the successful reply.
Burythorpe sealed the division two crown with a 10-wicket win in a 10-a-side match at Great Habton.
The hosts started with a decent opening partnership of 30 between John Lumley and Doug Bently but that ended with the bowling change of as Burch (3-8) sent them both back to the pavilion in his first over.
Habton then limped to 60-7 at the end of their overs, before Jack Bolam (53no) smashed Burythorpe to their target in little more than five overs.
Nawton Grange's hopes of taking runners-up spot were not helped as they were deducted a point for failing to send in the result of their match against Ryedale.
Chris Inman took Westow to victory over Whitwell by seven wickets.
Whitwell posted a par score of 113-7, including a classy knock from Henry Pulleyn (42) and some late hitting from James Browne (19no). Skipper Jamie Smith made 33 in Westow's reply while Inman made 46 not out as they cruised to the win.