Goodwood v Ingle Farm
An outstanding 100no from number 10 batsman Ingle Farm Lachlan Sandercock played a big part in his team’s victory against Goodwood at Goodwood Oval. The Farmers looked in trouble at 5/70 in pursuit of the Roos’ 9/157 but Sandercock, James Carson (57), Kinshuk Sharma (51), Sathpath Kamburugamuwa (32) and Maurie Sandery (26no) kept the heat on later in the innings. The visitors finished on 9/345. Daniel Payne was the best for the Roos with 46, while Matt Keen took 3/22. Sandercock backed up his big effort with the bat with 5/44 for Ingle Farm.
Hope Valley v Port District
Hope valley was able to defend 131 at home against Port District to take first innings points in a fluctuating game. Port was dismissed for 115 after resuming on 8/101 with the home side posting 187 in its second dig. The match drifted away in the second innings as the Magpies finished on 3/106 with neither side close to an outright result. Jarrad Sykes again showed his class for Hope Valley with 77, 48 and 4/37. Lachlan Watts (53) and Mason Neagle (36) also featured for the Demons as did Aidan Wilkins (3/34). Port had solid bowling returns from Lachlan Hillier (5/42), Sam Harvey 3/25) and in the second innings from Luke Davis (4/34) and Jonno Terrill (3/10) , while Jayden O’Neill made 38no for Port and Harsh Jhunjhunwala made 54 in the second innings.
Old Scotch v Walkerville
Batting first and posting 8/238 was enough for Old Scotch to beat Walkerville (218) at home. Nathan Fox enjoyed a fine game for the winner with 85no and 3/54, while Michael Silvy backed up with 47. Max Marslen also bowled well to grab 3/25. The Cats saw good returns from Brett Knowles (74) and Elliott Oates (32). Jake Roberts took 3/58. Old Scotch was 0/42 in its second innings.
Para Hills v Prince Alfred Old Collegians
A strong effort with bat and ball gave Prince Alfred Old Collegians a handy away win against Para Hills. Batting first the Hornets struggled to 88 after crashing to 6/22. The Old Reds took control with the bat to post 4/174 with captain Jack Latchford starring with 109 with 11 fours and seven sixes. Drew Clayfield made 37. The Hornets improved in the second dig with 141 with Curtis Wordsworth making 39 but the Old Reds had no trouble grabbing the outright win with 0/58 – Keagan English leading the way with 35no. Latchford backed up with 23no and 3/25 to cap off an excellent match.
Pooraka v Grange
Reigning premier Pooraka took the points at home against Grange after chasing the Dolphins’ 197, the Bulls ending their innings on 245. Cameron Shearer (47), Thomas Doimo (44) and Olly Nathanson (39) led the way for Grange, while Steven Marks (58), Mark Hanson (57) and Jye Bailey (54) guided the Bulls home with the bat. Jack Jarrett starred with the ball with 5/46 for the Bulls, while Kurtis Cox took 5/52 for the Dolphins.
St Peter’s Old Collegians v Payneham
SPOC took on Payneham in a one-day fixture after day one was washed out with SPOC’s 3/240 too much for Payneham’s 153. Luke Harrington (72no), Luke Matthews (48), Nathan Woods (45) and Ross Powell (37no) were among the leading lights for SPOC with the bat, while Chris Algie took 3/20. Mark Barber led the way for Payneham with 50no, while Cody Tucker (41) and James Stagg (40) did their bit.
Fulham v Woodville Rechabite
Players and spectators were treated to a thrilling end to the game with Fulham holding on to beat Woodville Rechabite after the Falcons made 186 and the Wreckers were dismissed for 185 in 79.5 overs. Luke Adcock starred for the Falcons with 72, while Reece Oliver (4/52) and Simon Krieg (3/43) bowled well. Paul Duffett topscored for the Wreckers with strong support from Mark Holton. Rowan Pivetta took 4/26.
Hectorville v Pooraka
Pooraka set the early pace with 230 which was enough to account for Hectorville’s 146 at Daly Oval. Rocco Calabria (56), Andrew Tompkins (44) and Steven Suridge (37) battled well for the Bulls, while Simon Thwaites led the way for the Gators with 40. Calabria did well with the ball to take 3/24 with Daniel Vanin chipping in with 3/46. Kalindu de Silva (4/44) and Sam Ritchie (4/80) led the bowlers for the Gators. Shane Virgens was 43no when Pooraka batted in its second dig with 3/95.
Marion v Unley
Marion’s pressure on the Unley batting line up proved a key factor in the Rams’ victory at home. Defending 149 Marion kept the heat on the visitors to dismiss them for 86 after they were 5/44 on day one. Marion captain Warrick Stanborough topscored for his side with 25, while Ross Nicholson made 28 for the Gunners. Batting again the Rams poured on 1/156dec with Daniel Cox (71no) and Steve McAllister (50no) setting the pace. Unley replied with 5/133 with Mark Perry (53no) and Nicholson (49no) contributing well. Oliver Smith (5/47) and James Rudge (3/51) led the Gunners in the field, while David Henderson (4/9) and Chirag Shah (3/58) led the Marion bowlers in the first and second innings respectively.
Reynella v Flinders Park
Flinders Park’s 243 was not enough to hold out Reynella in their match at Reynella with the Wineflies replying with 4/322. On day one Sam Cousins (62), Liam Bernhardt (55) and Brad Christie (47) gave the visitors a handy platform with Cam Pannach (3/73) bowling well for Reynella. In reply Scott Norris (73), Matthew Aston (64no), Pannach (55retired), Matt Hehner (43no ) and Mark Nankervis (43) dominated with the bat. Tom Cousins took 2/80 for the Reds.
Rostrevor Old Collegians v Trinity Old Scholars
Rescheduled as a one-day fixture because of a damp pitch on day one, ROC took the points with 7/223 from 40 overs against Trinity Old Scholars’ 9/185. Jack Hill (79), Mitch Simpson (55) and Luke Kelly (34) led the ROC batting, while Austin Smith made 56 for Trinity. Harrison Rahaley (3/37) and Russell Thomas (3/31) bowled well for ROC.
Woodville South v Golden Grove
A strong batting performance saw Woodville South post 301 against Golden Grove’s 173 after batting first. Jim Espagne (59), Mark Withers (48), Liam Hennessy (40), Ben Vinci (40) and Adam Johnson (37) provided the backbone to the Cats’ score, while Ben Lynch (38) and Brad Anderson (36) and Brad Cousins (4/91) with the ball were strong for Grove. The Cats batted again to make 3/113 with Espagne making 52 and Cam Gaylard (40). Simon Blaess (3/46) and James Kubisz (3/39) led the Woodville South bowlers.