NORTH MOLTON made a strong start to their North Devon Indoor League title defence.
Rob Ayre (32), Dan Coles (27no) and Dom Ford (25no) all scored freely as the champions amassed 138 for four against Filleigh who managed 85 for one in reply to lose by 53 runs.
Will Palmer took four wickets for six runs as Bratton Fleming were blown away for just 16 in a six-wicket defeat to Nomads.
Richard Screech took three wickets and scored 19 not out for Newton Tracey in a six-wicket win over Willows.
The power of Rich Hilton (27no) and Owen Lloyd (25no) took Nomansland to 113 for three against Barnstaple and Pilton who fell 33 runs short.