CHRIS Hull was in tremendous form with ball and then bat for Patchway in the Cricketer’s Warehouse Bristol & District League.
The all-rounder began his day with a return of 5-25 from eight overs – including the wicket of visiting captain Jamie Phillips who he caught and bowled for 104 – as Brislington 3rds totalled 239 off 45 in this Division Seven encounter.
And Hull then went on to compile his second century of the campaign before being dismissed for 103 after sharing an opening stand of 201 with Matt Williams (89 not) to set up an eight-wicket home win.
Patchway began the day four points clear of Bris but are now 28 ahead with seven rounds of games remaining.
In the Senior Division, leaders Pak Bristolians marched on with a 36-run win at Almondsbury while Bristol West Indians & Phoenix are up a place to third after overcoming Keynsham 2nds by six wickets, Mahin Omar taking 6-12 from five.
Half centuries from Andre Hoggard, Harv Summers and Mike Hill saw Shirehampton to a total of 324-7 away to Downend 2nds who were then all out for 161, Adam Fidoe claiming 4-55.
Bristol YMCA slipped to second in Division One after a nine-wicket humbling against Nailsea, and Dyrham & Hinton dropped a place to third after a 16-run home defeat against Hambrook who struggled to 133 after losing the toss.
Rob Watkins (3-22 from eight) and Dave Taylor (3-33) gave hope for Dyrham who then struggled against former skipper Darren Vickery (4-40) and Adrian Kislingbury (3-26).
Phil Cordy’s 77 and 5-52 by George Foulger saw Frampton Cotterell to a 36-run home victory against bottom side Old Down while Phil Purnell (3-5 from six) put Winterbourne 2nds on the way to a ten-wicket success over Old Bristolians Westbury 2nds.
Brislington 2nds remain second in Division Two after defeating Bishopston 2nds by six wickets, Frazer Reeves (87 not) and Sujan Canagarajah (57) adding 150 for the third wicket.
St Mary Redcliffe continued their fine form in Division Three with a 77-run triumph away to bottom side Claverham 2nds which featured an unbeaten 128 from Alan Smith who put on 102 for the second wicket with James Thrower (57) as Saints piled up 280-4.
Smith then also weighed in with 3-28, Anoop Singh and Monty Jagwani also taking two wickets apiece.