A BRILLIANT bowling performance by captain James Davies saw Otley win Division One of the Aire-Wharfe League on Saturday.

Davies took 6-24 and had five maidens in 11 overs as Otley bowled Collingham and Linton out for 83. Stephen Brown also took 3-22.

It took Otley just 15.1 overs to knock off that total as Jamie Pickering top scored with 23.

Relegation from the division will be a real dogfight as six teams will be looking to avoid the bottom two spots.

Bottom side Pool have to most work to do after they lost by 129 runs at home to Adel, who finally have pulled themselves out of the relegation places with a victory.

Dasun Opanayaka's 101no and Alasdair Fearns' 59 helped Adel score 217-7.

Pool were never in the hunt, and were bowled out for a meagre 88, with Gavin Thorpe (3-19) the pick of the bowlers.

Adel are just one point clear of the other relegation place, which is now occupied by Rawdon, who were beaten by six wickets at Horsforth.

Duncan Stow (38no) led Rawdon to a score of 175-7, as Michael Lambert (4-41) and Matthew Cordingley (3-19) were amongst the wickets for Horsforth.

Jibrael Malik (45), Chathura Kaluthanthri (41no) and skipper Ben Heritage (40) guided Horsforth past their target in the second to last over.

A nine-wicket haul by Burley-in-Wharfedale's Australian skipper Jason Wright put relegation pressure on Bilton, who lost by 13 runs.

Wright's 31 led Burley to a score of 119. However, his figures of 9-44 in 14.2 overs helped limit Bilton to a total of 106 all out.

Addingham's 37-run victory at North Leeds also leaves the home side vulnerable to relegation.

Ben Brearley's knock of 48 helped Addingham set a target of 177, as Aftab Karim took 4-20.

Solid bowling by Ricky Palacio (3-24) and Richard Atkins (3-32) helped Addingham bowl North Leeds out for 140.

Follifoot wrapped up the runner-up spot in the division with a 120-run win against Ilkley.

Opener Yasar Ali had a knock of 86 to led Follifoot 213-9 in their 50 overs, as Paul Dover (3-43) was the pick of the Ilkley bowlers.

Ilkley only managed 93-9 in reply as Istikhar Hussain and Joshua Cutts each took four wickets for the home side.

In Division Two, Guiseley's 94-run victory at Ben Rhydding all but doomed the home side to relegation. Rhydding trail Guiseley seven points and Colton Institute by 12, but those two teams play each other on the last game of the season.

An excellent third-wicket stand of 101 by James Grubb (84) and Joseph Reed (64) guided Guiseley to 213-6.

Other than a knock of 56 by opener Sam Housam, Ben Rhydding's batsmen failed to make a dent in the Guiseley bowling attack and they were all out for 119. Chris Wain's had a fine spell of 3-15 for Guiseley.

Colton Institute, led by Brad Firn's knock of 66, had a big win at home against Tong Park Esholt, who got a half century from Mahir Ali (53).

Saltaire, who won the division title last week, cruised to a six-wicket win against Horsforth Hall Park.

Mussawar Shah (6-39) helped limit Hall Park to a score of 120 all out, and in reply Feyaz Akram's 59 led Saltaire past their target in just 20 overs. Hall Park's John Brough took 3-15.

With a 27-run win over third place rivals Kirkstall Educational, Olicanian all but secured second place and promotion, needing only two points in their final game this weekend.

Despite losing a couple early wickets, Olicanian steadied the ship and knocks of 84 by skipper Harry Smallwood and 41 by Tom Smallwood helped the visitors set a target of 189.

James Watson took 5-37 for Kirkstall, who came up 27 runs short despite a valiant final-wicket stand of 89 between No 11 Watson (49) and No 9 Tom Colley (28). Sajjad Ijaz took 5-57 for Olicanian.

Steeton lost by four wickets at New Rover. Steeton, led by James Robinson's unbeaten 56no, posted a total of 186-7, by New Rover knocked off those runs with four overs to spare.

With promotion already secured, Green Lane won the Division Three title with a six-wicket victory at home to North Leeds II.

Chris Spivey took 5-48 and Azhar Mahmood took 2-7 in 8.5 overs as Green Lane bowled North Leeds out for 120.

Imran Zaman's 53 led the home side's reply, as Green Lane eased to victory in 39 overs.

In second place, Calverley St Wilfrid's have all but secured promotion with a six-wicket win against St Chad's Broomfield.

Nav Panesar (6-34) and Johnny Hudson (4-33) did the damage as St Chad's were bowled out for 127.

Gagandeep Pooni's knock of 50 led Calverley to victory in the 34th over.

The battle for to avoid the final relegation place from Division Three will be between Menston and Skipton.

Menston are six points from safety after they went down to a six-wicket defeat against Thackley.

Menston had three batsmen score in the thirties, led by Shahid Bashir's 39, as they set a target for 177. Henry Edwards's spell of 3-14 led the Thackley bowling attack.

Stefan Mather's knock of 51 guided Thackley to victory with a little more than five overs to spare.

Skipton face a battle against relegation after losing by 26 runs at Alwoodley.

Opening bowlers Iqbal Khan and Shahid Nadeem bowled well to restrict Alwoodley, but Will Jackson (46) and Kashif Rehman (44) were steady in leading the home side to 147-8. Skipper Gary Owens took 4-52 for Skipton.

Skipton only had three batsmen score in the twenties, as Jackson's 4-25 led the way as Alwoodley restricted Skipton to 121 all out.

Already relegated Harden, who play Skipton this Saturday, lost by 83 runs to Bolton Villas.

Villas put on 188-8, with Tommy Henderson's 82no leading the way, as Daniel Viles took 5-22.

Harden were bowled out for 105, as Michael Oldfield took 4-26.