AN unbeaten century from opener Corey Harris has guided Sorrento to a victory.
Sorrento was chasing Long Island’s total of 161 on day two of their match at David Macfarlane Reserve. Led by Harris, Sorrento reached their target comfortably.
Harris scored 110 from 200 deliveries. He spent nearly five hours at the crease, and hit 18 boundaries in that time.
Sorrento passed their target with seven wickets to spare.
Baxter batter Daniel Warwick also scored a century this Saturday, but his efforts weren’t enough to get his side over the line.
Baxter played Pines at Baxter Park. Pines were dominant on day one, setting their opponents a target of 337 to score to win.
Baxter lost a wicket early on day two, which brought Warwick to the crease. He went on to score 129 from 181 deliveries, including 20 boundaries.
Warwick ended up not out at the end of the day, but he ran out of batting partners. Baxter was bowled out for 249, a long way short of victory.
A 93 run knock from Rhys Elmi helped Baden Powell wrap up a hard-fought win over Langwarrin on Saturday. Old Peninsula scored a narrow nine run victory last weekend by bowling out Red Hill for 148.
MT Eliza have earned an outright win over Flinders.
Flinders was bowled out for just 119 in their first innings, which Mt Eliza reached with five wickets to spare. They soon declared and sent their opponents back in to bat again.
Flinders fared better in their second innings. They scored 5/164 before declaring.
Without much time left in the day, Mt Eliza would need to score quickly to win outright. They were up for the challenge.
Led by an electric knock of 73 from opener Rashmika Opatha, Mt Eliza managed to reach their target. They scored 158 runs in 19 overs, losing just one wicket in the process.
Dromana picked up a narrow win over Heatherhill on Saturday. They reached their target of 222 with just two wickets left to spare.
Mornington managed to defend their total of 194 on day two of their match with Moorooduc. They bowled Moorooduc out for 174.
Shane Hockey took 4/22 for Mornington.
Seaford Tigers rounded out the winner’s list with a 63 run win over Somerville away from home.
A KNOCK of 72 from Matthew Boland proved the difference between Carrum and Carrum Downs on Saturday.
Carrum Downs had a shocker on day one of the match. They were bowled out for only 114 runs.
Carrum’s run chase got off to a shaky start on day one, their total standing at 3/2 at one point, but on day two Boland was able to lead them to victory.
Carrum reached their target on day two with four wickets left in hand. They continued to bat and ended up all out for 150.
Main Ridge and Seaford picked up wins on Saturday over Crib Point and Delacombe Park respectively. Hastings were made to follow on by Rosebud on Saturday after being bowled out for just 53, but managed to avoid outright defeat.
BALLAM Park have salvaged an outright win over Skye after falling to a first innings defeat on day one.
Ballam Park was bowled out for just 98 on day one, 23 runs short of their target. They gave themselves a chance at getting something from the game by bowling Skye out for 107 in their second innings.
Just two Skye batters made double-digit scores during their second innings. The wickets were spread evenly among Ballam Park’s bowlers.
Ballam Park capitalised on the opportunity they created for themselves. They scored 5/140 to wrap up a hard-fought outright win.
Opener Pradeep De Silva was one of Ballam Park’s best. His second day knock of 67 proved hugely influential on the match.
Tootgarook were defeated by Boneo on Saturday. Mt Martha comprehensively beat Rye, and Balnarring were convincing winners over Pearcedale. Frankston YCW picked up a good away win, beating Tyabb by 65 runs.