JAMES Urquhart took four wickets as Stratford saw off Pelsall by 18 runs at Swans Nest Lane on Saturday.
The Panthers reached 183 for nine with Tom Boyd (5-33) and Dan Wale (4-28) taking all nine wickets between them.
Skipper Chris Whelan’s 39 and 34 not out from Archie Walker were the most significant contributions for Stratford.
At 138 for two, thanks to 55 from Jake Lee and 48 from Todd Henderson, victory was within Pelsall’s grasp, but they lost their last eight wickets for 27 with Urquhart taking four for 32.
Full report and reaction in this week’s Herald.