MARK Britton completed his first league century for St George, 30 years after making his debut for the Martin Berrill Bristol & District League club.
The 46-year-old was dropped second ball before he had got off the mark but made the most of his luck to eventually reach 113 (11 fours, four sixes) and pave the way for a 57-run away win over Bishopston 3rds in Division Seven.
Britton also opened the bowling and captured the first two wickets to fall ahead of Colin Dyer (2-18) and Tony Underhill (2-48) along with Ed Brown (1-20 from eight) making their mark.
Neil Millard also contributed a valuable 33 for Saints while Ricky Cano (64) and tailender David Cross (30 not) top scored for Bish.
In the Senior Division, Frenchay romped to a second straight win thanks to an eight-wicket triumph away to Twyford House who were bowled out for 180.
Visiting captain Mike Donaldson then smashed an unbeaten 116 which featured 14 fours and five sixes.
Dan Semple hit an unbeaten 97 for Downend 2nds who trumped Hambrook by 106 runs, leg spinner Andy McEwan bagging 4-28.
In Division One, Bradley Stoke overcame local rivals Almondsbury by 39 runs, Joe Coles and Owen Onslow compiling half centuries while Andy Parkinson was a centurion for the home outfit.
In Division Two, Bristol Pakistanis followed up a win last week with an 82-run home success against OB Westbury 2nds, Babar Pervaiz and Adnan Cheema hitting half centuries before Azeem Malik and Jawad Khan claimed three wickets each.
Hanham enjoyed batting conditions at Blagdon where they reached 335-8 ahead of nailing down a 241-run win. Paul Brown (77) and James Davis (59) led the way for the visitors while Ryan Gardiner then struck with 4-15 from five.
Lewis Mason (4-24) and Reece John (51 not) were the stars in Bedminster 2nds’ eight-wicket home victory against neighbours Long Ashton in Division Three.
Max Horton, who plays for Claverham under-13s during the week, followed up figures of 4-26 with a haul of 4-35 for Claverham 2nds who bowled out YMCA 3rds for 154 in Division Four ahead of Sam Waring battering a rapid 94 (12 fours, two sixes) to seal the points.
Rob Wood, meanwhile, finished with 5-41 – following up last weekend’s return of 6-28 – for University Staff 2nds, 71-run home victors against Congresbury 2nds in Division Five.
And Alex Long’s burst of 6-26 gave Coalpit Heath 2nds an eight-wicket triumph at home to Gordano Valley in Division Seven, improving on his figures of 5-33 the previous weekend against Carsons Mangotsfield.