WEM held their nerve to toast a one wicket win at home to Pelsall in the second division of the Birmingham Premier League.

Andrew Harrison (5-21) led a fine bowling display with support from James Astley (2-22) and Alex Ollerenshaw (2-30) restricting the visitors to 115 to defend with Todd Henderson (30no) and Sadrian Ward (24) top scoring.

Henderson (4-39) and Ward (4-40) had Wem on the ropes in reply before Craig Heath (28), Harrison (26), Dan Cohen (16) and Ollerenshaw (14) guided the hosts to 116-9 and glory.

Meanwhile Whitchurch celebrated a six wicket win at home to Newport in the Henshalls Shropshire Premier League.

Elliott Bowen (5-37) led the attack with support from Kashif Hussain (3-51) who included the prize wicket of top scorer Saqib Akbar (80) as Ryan Jakeman (61no) led Newport to 226-9 to defend.

Mubeen Rashid (81) laid down the foundations in reply before Bowen completed his man of the match display with an unbeaten 79 to guide Whitchurch to 228-4 and glory.

Meanwhile Wem IIs slipped to a three wicket defeat at Harpers in division three.

Harry Astley (75no) was joined by Oliver Cooper (68) and Sam Peate (28no) in guiding Wem to 191-2 to defend but the hosts were indebted to openers Ajay Karamkanty (70) and Amrut Raut (40) in laying foundations before Santosh Bhatt (25no) guided Harpers to 193-7.

James Blenkinsop (4-40) and Steve Blenkinsop (2-37) led Wem's wicket haul.

Iscoyd and Fenns Bank suffered a heavy defeat in division four, crashing by 97 runs at home to Condover.

Opener Robbie Barker (68) top scored with Pat Buckingham (33), Joshua Leese (30no) and Alexis Newman (23no) guiding the visitors to 197-4.

Matthew Jones (26) and Tom Lea (39) revived the middle order but Newman (5-20) and Barker (3-28) completed Iscoyd's demise for 100.

Elsewhere Calverhall celebrated a 20 run win at home to Bishop's Castle.

Ben Oakley (61), David Hares (59), Martin Williams (29) and Ian Millard (24) led Hall to 220-9 with Tom Moulder (3-51) and Edgar Whateley (2-21) the pick of the Castle attack.

Whateley (64) and Moulder (33) also led Castle's reply with Jonathan Price (22) and Jake Cintra (20) also chipping in but Oakley (2-26) spearheaded Hall's attack to complete their demise for 200.

Meanwhile Whitchurch IIs dented Guilsfield's division five title charge with a 58 run victory.

Eddie Lewis (58) top scored as Allan Williams (2-34), Finlay Hunter (2-14) and Jacob Lloyd (2-18) restricted Whitchurch to just 165 to defend.

However the Guils struggled in reply with only Hunter (27no) and Garry Lewis (20) offering sustained resistance as Alex Heath (3-21), William Owen (3-12), Jonathan Evans (2-17) and Jack Giddngs (2-11) ended their challenge for 107.

Whitchurch IIIs also celebrated a 143 run win at home to Sentinel IIIs in division one of the Sunday League.

Samuel Appleby (28), Tom Dyson (24), Jonathan Evans (23) and Tim Heath (23no) knocks helped Church to 194-9 with Owen Morris (2-25), John Ashton (2-8) and Ryan Lewis-Bullock (2-33) taking the wickets while Sentinel were skittled for 51 in reply.