THREE bowlers did the damage as Aston Ingham eased to a four-wicket win over Cheltenham Civil Service in the Gloucestershire County Cricket League.

Angus Bartlett, Alex Gooding and James Wagstaff each took three wickets after Civil Service were dismissed for 102 after electing to bat.

Skipper Barlett led the way with just five runs coming off his four overs, two of which were maidens.

Former Lydney captain Gooding finished with figures of 3-20 off nine and Wagstaff 3-22 off 7.3.

The other wicket was taken by Toby O'Neill as the visitors were skittled out for 102 off 35.3 overs.

In reply Aston Ingham needed just 27.2 of their 45 overs to earn the win which sees them in third place in Division One.

Aston made an early breakthrough when Gooding bowled George Leadbetter for seven to make it 13-1.

O'Neill picked up his wicket when Jordan Rouse was caught by James Wagstaff for three, leaving the visitors on 21-2.

Gooding made it a brace of openers when he had George Leadbetter cauguht by Dave Lacey for seven and the visitors were pegged back to 28-3.

Wicketkeeper Craig Baker became Gooding's third wicket when he was bowled for a duck without the score having moved.

Wagstaff claimed his first wicket with ball in hand when he bowled Matthew Kelland for two to make it 35-5.

Angus Bartlett took a catch off the bowling of Wagstaff as Sam Excell went for 10 with the score now 41-6.

Bradley Attwood and Callum Wilson put up some resistance, moving the score onto 82 when Attwood became the seventh to fall, caught by Gooding off the bowling of Bartlett.

Wilson went next, caught and bowled by Wagstaff to make it 87-8 and it was soon 87-9 when Richard Robinson was bowled by Bartlett.

William Fell and John Garrett put on 15 for the final wicket and the innings closed when Fell was stumped by Lacey off the bowling of Wagstaff.

Defending a slim total, the visitors did not give up without a fight and six Aston Ingham wickets fell before victory was achieved.

The first to go was Bartlett who was caught by Richard Robinson off the bowling of George Leadbetter for nine with the score on 32.

Fellow opener Oliver Henson also went to a catch, his innings of 20, which included a four and a six, making it 40-2.

Aston were well on the way when Jack Carpenter went at 87-3. He was caught by George Leadbetter off William Fell with all but one of his 17 runs coming from fours.

It was 87-4 when top scorer Gooding was trapped leg before by Robinson for 36.

The last two wickets fell with the score on 98 with Tim Dulson caught by Craig Baker off Sam Excell for seven and Dave Lacey going lbw to the same bowler for a duck.

Dharzekanth Yoganadan and Alexander Whitehouse saw the home side to victory scoring two and four respectively.

Elsewhere in the division, there were defeats for both Lydney and Westbury on the road.

Davin Rogers scored 73 with 10 fours but his Westbury side went down to a two-wicket defeat at Chipping Campden.

Put into bat they were dismissed for 190 with Alex Wyman and Francis Stirrup both making 30.

The pick of Westbury's bowlers was Ed Edgington who claimed 3-28 while Gregory Artus returned 2-3 and there was a wicket apiece for Spencer Bluntish, Devin Rogers and Dan Hockaday.

Lydney were 36 runs short as they chased a target of 154 set by Thornbury Seconds.