Denby fell to a five wicket defeat at home to leaders Sandiacre Town in the ECB Derbyshire Premier League.
The hosts were all out for 133 with R McFadyean posting figures of 5-24.
The visitors then saw J Chapman notch up an unbeaten 60 as Sandiacre reached a winning total of 134-5 to secure a ninth win in 13 league outings this season.
Elsewhere, Duffield fell to an 88-run defeat away at Elvaston.
The hosts reached a figure of 283-6 with B Wright (78) and M Heafield (61) both impressing with the bat.
Duffield mustered 195 all out in reply, with C Sheldon smashing 72 but it wasn’t enough to prevent an 88-run defeat.
Belper Amateurs secured a 61-run victory over Staveley Welfare in Division 5 North, posting 163-9 with F Watson racking up 48.
Staveley then surrendered for just 102 with J Pickering taking 4-36 for the hosts.