MDCC Round 17 Half-Way Wrap 14/2/15 - 15/2/15
After having the bye last week our young D6’s played Redhead this week. Winning the toss our captain elected to bat first and where able to bat out their 35 overs finishing 4 for 135. Best batters on the day were Samuel Smith (46), Luke Stoodley (39) & Jordan Walker (28).
The bowling made sure for a very close finish with Redhead managing to chase the target in the last over ending 6 for 136. Nathan Stoodley (2-25) being best with ball.
Our D5’s played Lambton Bowling Club this week and after losing the toss found themselves out in the field ball in hand.
A good bowling performance saw our lads bowl Lambton out for a total of 147. Jackson Rush (4-31) & Darren Haiser (2-20) ended best with the ball.
After a shaky start we fell to 3 for 27 before a few good partnerships set up the run chase. Michael Sharp (67*), Wayne Diemar (30) & Mark Formby (20) lead the team across the line finishing 5 for 148.
Premier Hotel Slashers won by forfeit.
Merewether lost the toss AGAIN!! and HamwicksDockside chose to bat first. Hamwicks started solid and after being 0/40 our skipper put Chad the scrooge ! White on and he got success in his first over and continued on for excellent figures of 10 overs 7 maiden 5/8 and we rolled them for 90.
As only we can do Merewether went from cruising at 2/50 to be 8/76! but young Tom Henshaw got us home with 11 no .top runs went to Ben Woolley with 23 and Greggy Weller 15.
Merewether 8/94 V HamwicksDockside 10/89
This round sees our boys playing Wallsend at Empire Park, Winning the toss our Captain made the risky move to send in the opposition on what is usually a batting friendly track, out we where soon to find out it was a gamble that paid off.
It only took 3 bowlers to dismiss Wallsend all out for 59 in 24.5 overs. Ian Gray (4-18), TJ O'Brien (3-17) & RG Osborne (3-23) provided the carnage.
Our batters then went about batting the rest of the day out and make the best use of the track able to see the day out saw our boys in a strong position leading into next week already having first innings points in the bag. Patrick Huolohan (110*) scored his maiden century and was a big part of our guys doing so well, he was backed up with the bat by Adam Walker (35) & Nic Leahy (26).
Our 3rd graders had a long day out in the field out at Wallsend No.2 Oval. Our captain won the toss and elected to bowl looking for early wickets the day saw 9 bowlers used and Wallsend ended up declaring 9 for 233 in the 79th over. Patrick Fitzgerald (3-19), Ryan Mitchison (2-14) & Dan Andrews (2-42) toiled away hard.
Having one over to bat Skipper Daryl Daniels (4*) & Gavin Kalnins (0*) saw no wicket was lost ending 0 for 4.
Our 2nd graders won the toss at Townson Oval this weekend and our skipper chose to bat.
The top order where in fine form and where on target for a huge total. After the great start our skipper declared with the team 6 for 237. Trent Bush (79), Matthew Richards (49), Sam Logan (44) & Jono Dunn (42) did the best with bat.
Having 20 overs still to bowl the guys did extremely well and have Wallsend on the ropes being 9 for 50. Cameron Lawes (4-5) & Tommo Croft (3-10) became the biggest problem for the Wallsend batters.
Playing at Wallsend Oval this round our boys lost the toss and had to field first. In a hard fought day the guys were kept out in the field for 83.4 overs before Wallsend’s final wicket fell with the score on 195. The day saw 8 bowlers on the scorecard and all 8 bowlers where able to take a wicket. Best was Courtney Moulton (2-38).
With 6 overs to bat the guys kept all wickets in hand ending 0 for 9.
Under 21 Round 4 Wrap 15/2/15
The young guns travelled to Passmore Oval to play Ham-wicks this Sunday, our skipper won the toss and elected to bat. Our batters made starts but could not push on with Hamilton-Wickham’s bowling effort. A low run rate with restarts every partnership only saw the boy make a total of 124 all out. Hamish Bartlett (20) was best with bat.
With the total on the board our guys went about trying to apply pressure but the Ham-Wicks batters proved to strong on this day able to pass the run chase only 3 down for 126 runs. Zac McGuigan (2-18) best with ball.