WARBOYS lost the toss but benefited from a misjudgement by a youthful Eaton Socon II team on Saturday. Electing to bat first, Socon's opening pair of Ryan Brown (17) and George Richards (13) put runs on the board, but the Witches bowlers revelled in the friendly conditions. Richard O'Leary (3-18) sent down eleven accurate overs and, after Richards fell, the next three batsmen all failed to trouble the scorer. James Trafford bagged a couple of wickets but Peter Johnson (20) and Stephen Brown (17) gave Socon hope with a middle order partnership but Sam Latchford (4-27) skittled the lower order to leave Socon on 91 all out. The Warboys bowlers received excellent support from wicket-keeper Frank Gloster, who recorded three stumpings. In reply, Warboys' Steve Hill (63*) nearly did the job alone, but received support from Gloster (17*) on the way to 93-1 in less than 15 overs. Warboys skipper O'Leary said Socon's decision after winning the toss had been key.