Jobling blasts a big ton



BONEO moved back into the top four after knocking over Ballam Park in MPCA Sub District cricket on Saturday.

The Pandas (68 points) moved two points clear of Tyabb and Carrum in fifth and sixth place on the ladder and a game clear of Frankston YCW in seventh place (56).

The Knights and Skye (42) and Balnarring (30) now appear too far behind to play finals.

The Pandas kept their finals hopes alive with a crushing with, thanks largely to a sensational display from Chris Jobling, who smashed nine sixes and six fours on his way to a match winning and unbeaten 121 from 110 balls.

Cam Williams then strode to the crease in the middle order and belted 57 from 30 balls.

The Pandas finished on an unbeatable 3/246.

Jobling then added three wickets to his century, helping his team to a 99-run victory. The Knights were bowled out for 147. Zac Clements top scored for the Knights with 53.

Carrum is now knocking on the door of the top bracket after beating YCW. It was a critical win for both teams, with the loser falling a game behind fourth place.

The Stonecats were never in it after its batting performance, rolled for just 99. Skipper Jason Bedford top scored with 34.

In reply, Carrum got there four wickets down (4/101). Skipper Josh Dent top scored for the Lions with 33, while Jake D’Atri, who picked up two wickets with the ball, hit 21.

Dromana moved to second place on the table with a big win over Skye.

The Hoppers made 9/178 with Blake Pappas dominating with bat and ball.

Pappas opened the batting with 32 while Zac Clan hit a half century and Adam Ciavarella 39.

Pappas then snared 4/37 with the ball and Jack Fowler picked up 3/27 to help roll Skye for 114.

Tootgarook still holds top spot after beating Tyabb.

The Yabbies batted first and gave themselves a slight chance after scoring 8/148, Nick Taranto scoring 66 and Jarrod White 38. Given they faced 187 balls between them, that was probably the reason they lost.

In reply, the Frogs scored 5/150 in 34 overs.

In the final match, Balnarring’s season hit another low, beaten by Carrum Downs.

The Saints batted first and made just 107. Jayden Barker snared 4/24 for the visitors.

The Cougars then scored 7/111 in 22.2 overs to comfortably win the match with skipper Ryan Lynch top scoring with 56.

First published in the Mornington News – 23 January 2018


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