A BRILLIANT bowling performance has secured Sorrento a good win over Old Peninsula.
On day one Sorrento scored 140 before being bowled out, giving the Pirates an attainable target to chase. Outside of first drop batter Tom La Brooy, Old Peninsula struggled on day two on Saturday.
La Brooy scored 48 runs, which was his side’s lone double-figure score.
Jake Wood and Charlie Wigg ran riot at Peninsula Grammar Oval. Wood bowled 20 overs, taking 5/45, and Wigg took 4/12 from eight overs.
Old Peninsula was bowled out for 91.
Baden Powell chased down Long Island’s total of 123 without too much trouble on Saturday. They wrapped up victory with seven wickets to spare.
Heatherhill was bowled out for 85 by Red Hill last weekend, dooming them to a comfortable defeat. Pines were dominant winners over Langwarrin away from home.
DELACOMBE Park held on to beat Flinders in an exciting one-day matchup last Sunday.
Delacombe Park was sent in to bat first, and played well. Knocks of 20 each from Trish Hawkins and Melissa Newham helped them to a final total of 104 from their 30 overs.
Flinders worked hard in reply, but time ended up working against them. A string of run outs ended up ending their innings at 87 runs, 18 runs short of victory.
Rye’s total of 139 was enough to beat Crib Point at RJ Rowley Reserve last weekend. Selena Prescott top scored for Rye with 32 runs.
Jemma Reynolds starred for Balnarring in their match against Seaford Tigers on Sunday.
Prescott scored an unbeaten 36 for her side, and followed it up by taking the game’s final wicket. Balnarring beat Seaford Tigers by 99 runs.
Tooradin closed out the round with a ten-wicket win against Somerville.
AN excellent innings by Josh Goudge wasn’t enough for Mt Eliza to get over the line against Somerville last weekend.
Somerville piled on 232 runs on day one. Mt Eliza faced a tall mountain to claim on day two.
After losing openers Ravindu Kodithuwakku and Ravindu Kodithuwakku for a combined total of four runs, Josh Goudge came in to steady the ship. He scored 80 runs.
Mt Eliza skipper Sam Glenn also helped by scoring 45, but it wasn’t enough to get his side the win. Mt Eliza was bowled out for 185 after 65 overs, handing Somerville a well-earned win.
Moorooduc avoided an outright defeat against Mornington last weekend.
The Bulldogs chased down Moorooduc’s first innings total of 121, and declared for 166. Moorooduc scored 152 runs in their second innings before declaring. Mornington scored 4/28 in response before stumps.
After a delayed start due to pitch conditions, Rosebud scored 6/210 against Dromana. It wasn’t enough to topple Dromana’s first innings total of 5/271.
Seaford Tigers bowled out Baxter for just 80 last weekend to defend a total of 193. They made Baxter follow on, but didn’t take another wicket before stumps.
CRIB Point won a thriller against Balnarring at home last weekend.
On day one Balnarring scored an impressive 242 runs. The Magpies proved up to the task on their home deck.
Opener Matthew Blake hit 81 runs from 168 deliveries. He was only bested by skipper Blake Hogan-Keogh, who piled on an unbeaten 113 runs from 156 balls.
Hogan-Keogh smashed 17 boundaries, two of them sixes, during his match-winning innings.
Crib Point surpassed their target after 75 overs with only two wickets left to spare.
An unbeaten knock of 95 by Robert Johnston secured Carrum Downs a seven wicket win over Delacombe Park last weekend. Seaford and Carrum picked up wins over Main Ridge and Flinders respectively.
FRANKSTON YCW worked hard to defend their day one total against Hastings last weekend.
The Saturday prior, the Stonecats scored 228. Some strong bowling by Aaron Winter and Ben Williams helped YCW wrap up the victory.
Winter took the scalps of both Hastings openers. He went on to take 3/25, only bested by Williams’ final figures of 5/41.
Despite a strong showing by Ryan Regan – he scored 59 runs batting at number nine – Hastings was bowled out for 177.
At Ferrero Reserve, Rye had a miserable time against Mt Martha. In response to a day one total of 216, Rye was bowled out for just 101 runs. They were made to follow on and were nearly dismissed again. At stumps they were 9/54.
Tyabb were 102 run winners over Boneo last weekend. Pearcedale comfortably beat Skye and Tootgarook smashed Ballam Park.