CHEADLE were skittled out for just 43 runs in their Division One A clash with Moddershall in the North Staffs and South Cheshire Cricket League.
Staffordshire seamer Matthew Goodwin helped himself to 6-17, with Tom Hope taking 3-18 to send Moddershall racing to a 172-run victory.
Cheadle openers Hamaz Siddique and Andy Coxon had weathered a spell of aggressive bowling from the Newcastle attack, with the former eventually out for a creditable 33.
Chris Barker (18) showed some resistance after the wickets had begin to fall, with Cheadle closing on 181 all out.
Earlier, the Moddershall innings was rocking on 52-5 after Barker and Jack Winfield had claimed a couple of wickets apiece.
But then Kashif Bhatti went on to steal the show, striking nine fours and one six in an unbeaten 100, which propelled Moddershall to 215-7, despite some accurate bowling from teenager Will Dobbie
A fifth-wicket stand of 108 between Longton's Chris Gask and Andy put paid to Cheadle 2nd XI's victory hopes in Premier B.
Longton were set a testing 206 to win the match, and found themselves with their backs to the ball after being reduced to 83-4.
However, the combination of Gask (74no) and Leese (53) set Longton on their way to a five-wicket triumph.
Thomas Degg took 3-63 for Cheadle, who had earlier seen Jake Mils hit a half-century in their 205-9.
Tom Bourne (40) and Paul Barker (31) made other valuable contributions, while Paul Harris claimed 5-41 with the ball for Longton.