Cricket season opens


Cricket season opens

A Grade, Division 1

Wyatt leads way for OMK

AN outstanding one day performance by young gun Thomas Wyatt led Outtrim Moyarra Kongwak to victory over Inverloch in windy conditions.
Wyatt managed to knock out 80 runs against the Stingrays and build a 114 run partnership with fellow Digger Daniel Lloyd (55).
Wyatt was eventually caught behind by Inverloch wicket keeper Walter Taberner after a stellar bowl from Ryan Thomas.
The Stingrays had to chase 4/203 in the second half of the afternoon but overbearing bowling for OMK’s Jenkins saw the tricky bowler clear out Inverloch’s middle order bowling 4/26 for the day. This included three maidens.
The Stingrays fell short at 7/175 at the end of the day.
Great batting by Gavin and David Britt gave the Wonthaggi Workmens a victory on Saturday. The pair made 48 and 44 respectively.
This, matched with a great late innings effort from Williams (32), led the Workmens to 9/184 after their 40 overs.
Nerrena hit back with Wightman, and the two Trotmans making above 30 but the bowling force from Ryan Thomas (4/20) and Jakeb Thomas (5/29) was too much for the Red Caps.
Nerrena finished all out for 164.
A great bowling effort from Phillip Island’s Charl Viljoen (3/38) was not enough to overcome the Imperials.
Only losing four wickets for the innings the Imperials top order fired quickly and accurately with Piddington leading the way with 55 not out.
This left the Imps 4/196 at the end of their overs. Luke Rogers made short work of the Phillip Island line up when they took the crease.
Rogers managed 5/21 and helped get the Sharks all out for 125.
A slow start for Korumburra saw them peak with captain coach Daniel Salmon hitting 25.
This was before he was taken out by opposing Town captain Joe O’Loughlin. A slow innings saw the Cobras at 8/137 by the end of their 40.
After also a shaky start the Town fellas found their heads with Burge and Ratnayake smashing out 52 and 46 respectivly to take them to victory on 4/158.


A Grade, Division 2

Foon, Hall demolish Fish Creek Tarwin

WONTHAGGI Miners’ bowlers Ben Foon and Adam Hall cleared out the Fish Creek Tarwin batting line up in fine form on Saturday.
The pair both claimed 4/5 in their combined 12.2 overs and kept three batsmen to ducks.
Watkins was the leading scorer in the FCT 26 overs with 19.
The Miners easily caught their target of 47 with Andrighetto leading the scoring with 38.
Alistair Straw did his best for FCT with 3/23 but it was not enough with the Miners coming home strong winners with 7/172.
A stellar batting performance from Poowong-Loch’s Colin Knox was not enough to stop the consistency from the Koonwarra/Leongatha RSL line up.
Knox knocked out 62 in his match opening performance before falling to Jason Kennedy.
The Magpies left the Cougars to chase 119 which they did easily.
Five Cougar batsmen all made over 20 runs with Sam Sperling leading the way on 29. The Cougars finished the day 7/181 well ahead of their competitors.
Oats and Dakin were the top performers for Kilcunda/Bass when they faced Foster at the weekend.
The pair made 58 and 51 respectively before they were both taken out by bowling machine Geoff Tanner (4/32).
A strong effort from Foster opener Scott Jeffery was not enough to give the Tigers a win with his team falling short by 66 runs.
Kelvin Simpson was the saviour for Glen Alvie on Saturday shutting down a roaring MDU side 24 runs before their target.
Two late wickets from Simpson (3/6) knocked out bottom order batsman Olden and Riley three overs short of their allocation.
This handed Glen Alvie the win over MDU.

B Grade, Division 1

Loos a winner

WONTHAGGI Miners batsman Daniel Loos was in stunning form during his team’s B Grade Division 1 clash with Town, smashing 93 runs.
The run machine hit 12 boundaries and five sixes, helping his team to 5/220. Batting first, Town made 165, with Jake Burge knocking up 62.
Town’s Jareth Hume had a productive bowling spell, claiming 4/52.
A firm partnership between Nerrena’s Abin Joboy (run out 61) and Joel Renden (43 not out) was not enough to save Nerrena from defeat against Wonthaggi Workmens.
Nerrena’s 184 was surpassed in the one day match, with Workmens managing 187. Chad Harvey top scored for his team with 42, while Luke Borne was still standing at the end of play with 35.
Nerrena’s Zac Trease had the economical bowling figures of 3/18.
OMK was too good for a lacklustre Inverloch on the weekend, easily surpassing the paltry target of 43.
OMK bowlers Michael Cooke (3/21) and Brad Nation (2/4) did most of the damage, while batsman Luke Jones hit 57 not out.
Phillip Island outgunned MDU, with a big innings by opener Andrew Finlayson, who made 76 not out.
On the other side of the batting ledger, MDU’s Tyrone Zukovskis made a smart 31.
Island bowler John Johnston had a good day, with 3/32, while team mate Jack Cox took 2/19.

B Grade, Division 2

Davidson takes eight

BROK Davidson took an astonishing eight wickets for the Imperials when his side took on Glen Alvie.
The superstar had only one run hit against him in almost five overs and was instrumental in shutting down Glen Alvie all out for 74.
Some handy batting by McGavin and Ginnane meant the Imps could turn around and slog out a 4/245 innings demolishing their opponents.
Duff attempted to hold things together for the Kilcunda/Bass side with 42 runs while Greg Collis demolished the top order with 4/9.
Kilcunda/Bass only managed all out for 93 for their innings with Foster turning around and making 8/101 in 35 overs before calling it a day.
Poowong Loch was held off from a late comeback by Koonwarra/Leongatha RSL.
A score of 6/122 for the Cougars left the door open for the Magpies but they fell at the final hurdle going down by 18 runs.
Travis Gray is the man to be in Korumburra after his 61 run haul on Saturday. His list leading effort put the Cobras at 4/190 after their 40 overs.
Gary Webster however hit back early for Fish Creek Tarwin with the opener hitting 60 himself.
FCT could not make their target ending 7/164.

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