TYABB continued its big move on Saturday with a commanding win against second placed Ballam Park in MPCA Sub District cricket.
The Yabbies have charged into the top four on the back of a couple of impressive victories.
On Saturday, Tyabb belted Ballam Park.
After scoring 9/270 with Jarrod White (72), Michael Edwards (50) and Nick Taranto (54) all dominating, the Yabbies set about defending the total.
When Tyabb’s Jai Gleeson picked up Stuart Plunkett for a duck, the Knights were in all sorts of trouble. Gleeson finished with the impressive figures of 4/37 from 18 overs, including eight maidens.
Steve Worthington was outstanding for the Knights with a team-high 55.
Hastings extended its lead at the top of the ladder with a 49-run win against Carrum.
The Blues only made 149 with the bat but had Carrum 2/7 overnight.
Things didn’t get much better for the Lions, eventually bowled out for 100 in 60.4 overs.
Mitchell Floyd finished with 3/36 for the Blues and Ryan McNamara chipped in with 3/20 from 9.4 overs. Luke Hewitt also claimed 2/19 from 20 overs.
Daniel Graves was the best of the Carrum batsmen, making 20 batting at 11.
Frankston YCW recorded a massive victory against Skye.
The Stonecats hit 7/258 on the opening day of the match with Paul Bradley back and scoring 89, while Brett Hudgson hit 55.
Skye lost 3/36 in reply before storming to 200 with Anthony Craddock scoring 68 and Chris Milne 51.
Lai Leaunoa was the star with the ball for the Stonecats with 5/29 from 17 overs.
Dromana was smashed by Carrum Downs, which wasn’t surprising considering they resumed at 7/35 chasing 135.
The Hoppers did put up a bit of a fight early on the second day, getting to 96.
Carrum Downs batted the day out and finished at 5/136.
Tootgarook also was belted by Balnarring.
Resuming at 0/6 and chasing 218 for victory, Tootgarook was bowled out for just 85.
Geoff Bradshaw was the best of the saints’ bowlers with 3/13 from 15 overs, while Lee Murdoch and Brenton Taylor picked up a couple of wickets each.