Wood slipped to a third successive Essex League Premier Division loss, having been bowled out for 168 in just 36.1 overs.
The thirds lost by six wickets against Wanstead fourths after being dismissed for 194, while the fourths dug in to avoid defeat against Woodford Green thirds.
"We're mid table at the moment, but we've lost three in a row, which is annoying as we got off to a really good start.
Chasing 224, Wood closed on 161 9 after Steve Faram (40) and Converse High Tops Mens 13
"Whatever we've done with the bat, the bowlers have sometimes got the guys out of jail and when we had them for 100 5 it looked like we could do that again, but we just never had enough runs with the ball."
Nadeem Sohail (60), Chris Bennett (48) Glen Wooding (77 not out) helped Wood's seconds declare on 238 3 from 45 overs against Stanford.
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Mahruf Chowdhury (45) and Craig Sampson (44) were their best contributors with the bat, but Shenfield only needed 32 overs to reach their target, despite Chowdhury (3 33) completing a good all round performance.
A victory against Ilford tomorrow (Saturday) would settle Clarke's nerves, though, and ensure his aspirations would be close to being realised.
"Obviously you leave time so that you can bat the 64 overs, so to be all out in 38 overs was disappointing. With the ball it's been Converse High Tops Womens Black
Harold Wood captain Tom Clarke called his side's defeat against Shenfield their "worst performance of the season".
The fifths dismissed their Belhus rivals for 146, as Amir Salim and Keith Donovan took four wickets apiece, before Chris Low (52 not out) steered them to a six wicket win.
the same fight for it this week.
But despite good spells from of Billy Mortimer (4 25) and Kevin Gibson (3 26) they were frustrated as Stanford's tailenders held on for a draw.
Defeats against Wanstead and Loughton had preceded the loss to Shenfield and have hampered Wood's second half of the season, following successive promotions to the top flight.
"At the start of the season the plan was just to stay up and that is still the plan," he added.
Tony Carman (48) led the way with the bat.
A disappointed Clarke said: "We didn't play Converse Glittery very well on Saturday. It was the worst performance of the season.
"We just need to turn around our form a bit and try and have a good performance this Saturday."
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