LANGWARRIN picked up a good win over Sorrento on Saturday.
On day two, Langwarrin were chasing a total of 225. Their openers made a dent in the target, but it was number four batter Chris Brittain who did the most damage.
Brittain smashed 74 runs from 125 deliveries. His innings helped guide Langwarrin to a five wicket win with three overs left to play.
At Ballam Park East, Old Peninsula defended a total of 219 against Long Island.
Old Peninsula bowler John Forrest did the hard work. He bowled throughout the whole day, his efforts keeping Long Island to a total of just 165.
This weekend Old Peninsula will celebrate star player Dylan O’Malley’s 200th game.
Red Hill and Pines picked up comfortable wins on Saturday. They took out first innings victories over Baxter and Baden Powell respectively.
DROMANA have held on for a narrow win over Somerville.
Dromana had an awful day with the bat on day one. They were bowled out for just 113 from 44 overs. Somerville didn’t fare much better at the crease, scoring 8/76 before stumps.
On day two Dromana wrapped up the win. Somerville was bowled out for 94.
Dale Irving bowled brilliantly for Dromana. He took 5/38 from 15 overs.
Some excellent bowling also scored Mornington a win last weekend.
Mornington were defending a small total of just 145 against Flinders on day two. Flinders struggled badly during their run chase.
Flinders lost their first five wickets for just 19 runs. They never recovered from their shocking start. They were bowled out for 90, 55 runs short of a result.
Heatherhill scored a good win over Mt Eliza on Saturday. Seaford Tigers also comprehensively defeated Moorooduc.
A BRILLIANT partnership between Ryan Dyer and Billy Thomson earned Carrum an outright win over Hastings on Saturday.
Carrum secured a first innings win on day one. They declared at 5/156 in response to Hastings’ total of 96.
Hastings has more success with the bat on day two. They were bowled out for 216 – Jayden Regan top scored with 85.
Carrum’s chase got off to a shaky start. At 7/53 their hopes of an outright win looked dashed.
A 100-run stand between Dyer and Thomson got the job done for Carrum. They hit the runs needed to score an outright win in the final over of the day.
A brilliant knock of 95 from Sam Lyons couldn’t get Main Ridge over the line against Seaford.
Main Ridge needed to score 221 to win on day two. Lyons opened and was brilliant.
A middle order collapse saw Main Ridge lose 7/50. Lyon’s wicket was among those that fell.
Main Ridge ended up bowled out for 211, just ten runs short of a win.
Carrum Downs picked up a dominant eight wicket win on Saturday. They chased down Crib Point’s total of 173. Delacombe Park were also comfortable winners over Rosebud.
BALLAM Park was bowled out twice on Saturday, handing Balnarring an outright victory.
Balnarring scored a huge total of 325 on day one. Ballam Park got nowhere near that in their first innings – they were bowled out for 116 after 34 overs.
Balnarring made Ballam Park follow on, then proved their success in the first innings was no fluke.
Ballam Park was bowled out for just 72 in their second innings. Their poor showing with the bat handed Balnarring all the points on offer.
Patrick Nickeas was the pick of the bowlers in the second innings. He posted figures of 4/8 from 11 overs.
Boneo put on a good show on Saturday. They chased down Pearcedale’s total of 234.
Frankston YCW successfully defended their day one total of 198 against Rye. On day two, Rye was bowled out for 123.
Mt Martha were five-wicket winners over Tyabb at Ferrero reserve on Saturday, and Tootgarook smashed Skye on Skye’s home deck.