Around The Grounds - Round 3

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Goodwood v St Peter’s Old Collegians

An outstanding 128 from Andrew Wright played a big part in Goodwood’s first win of the season when it finished with 6/254 in pursuit of St Peter’s Old Collegians’ 225. Resuming on 3/26 on day two the Roos responded to the challenge at home with Brad Tanner (40) and Daniel Payne (28) proving strong back up. Earlier Luke Matthews (54), Luke Harrington (50) and Tom Hunter did well for SPOC with the bat. Stephen Keen (4/67) and Matthew Keen (3/58) bowled well for Goodwood.


Ingle Farm v Prince Alfred Old Collegians

Prince Alfred Old Collegians set a solid platform for its away match against Ingle Farm to post 7/332 which proved too much for the Farmers which made 149. Sam Vivian (83), Drew Clayfield (69), Keagan English (68) and Jack Dent (44no) were among the mainstays for the Reds with the bat while Dent (4/24) and Shishir Ramakrishna (5/57) dominated with the ball for PAOC. James Carson (45) played a lone hand for the Bulldogs with the bat, while Josh Hannagan took 3/68 for Ingle Farm. The Reds were 4/56 in the second innings.


Old Scotch v Hope Valley

Newly promoted Old Scotch continued its unbeaten start to the season by accounting for Hope Valley at home. Nathan Fox (71) and David Scholz (31) helped Old Scotch to 260 while in reply Hope Valley made 232 after stumbling at 3/7. Brett Madigan (64no), Lachlan Watts (43), Jarrad Sykes (40no), Aidan Wilkins (36) and Steve Rawson led the way for the Demons with the batt. Madigan enjoyed a top match with 3/16, while Ryan Clapp took 4/51 for the Demons.


Payneham v Pooraka

The Payneham v Pooraka match was declared a draw after the passing of Pooraka player Rocco Illuminato before the second day’s play. Illuminato topscored on day one with 48, while Mark Barber took 5/43 for Payneham. Pooraka made 182 with Payneham 1/73 in reply.


Port District v Para Hills

Para Hills put the pressure on with the ball and that proved the difference as it successfully defended 230 to see the Magpies out for 76 in 64 overs after resuming on 2/21 on day two. George Haley hit 14 fours for the Hornets to make 78 and Josh Bald backed up with 38. Grant Carey starred with the ball for Para Hills with 5/8, while Travis Wordsworth took 3/33 off 26 overs which included 17 maidens. Port captain Sam Harvey played a lone hand for the Magpies with 5/96 in the first innings. Batting again Para Hills made 5/188 with Haley again dominating with 54, while Travis Wordsworth made 56 and Curtis Wordsworth added 33. Harvey again toiled well with the ball with 3/32 for the Magpies, while night watchman Liam Davis faced 151 balls for his 19no.


Walkerville v Grange

Walkerville had plenty of depth in the batting line up to easily account for Grange’s 162, finishing 9/292 in reply. Kurtis Cox (40), Jamie Barnes (39) and Tom Doimo (33) had solid games for the Dolphins but the Cats had all the answers when they batted with Brett Knowles (60no) and Matthew Perilli (50no) among the prime movers. Lewis Barrington took 4/33 for the Cats.




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Flinders Park v Woodville Rechabite

Plenty of runs and a century from each side highlighted Flinders Park’s home win against Woodville Rechabite. Batting first the Reds compiled 7/370 on the back of Jarrad Taylor’s 145 and John Stevens with 88no. The Wreckers set out after the big chase with Paul Duffett playing another top knock with 113, while Josh Rosenthal made a strong 67. Sam Hynes (3/64) and Tom Cousins (3/89) bowled well for the Reds in a game with plenty of contributors.


Golden Grove v Trinity Old Scholars

Trinity Old Scholars piled on the runs to amass 6/374 in its away clash against Golden Grove which replied with 167. Alistair Forwood (93), Austin Smith (84no) and Jace O’Hara (50) led a strong list of batsmen for Trinity. Brad Cousins (46) and Graeme Lynch (35) batted well for the home side, while Jarryd Furnell (3/18) and Andrew Wright (3/7) kept things tight for Trinity. Batting against TOS was 6/88 with Brad Schaper making 33.


Pooraka v Rostrevor Old Collegians

Pooraka’s 8/284 proved too much for Rostrevor Old Collegians to chase on day two, finishing on 8/216. Earlier Brad Batten (103), Declan Hamilton (54no), Andrew Tompkins (43) and Sam Costello (41no) led the way for the Bulls. James Ormandy (49), Mitch Simpson 48) and Thomas Deegan (47) battled hard to keep ROC in the game. Costello backed up with 3/35 with the ball.


Reynella v Hectorville

Reynella produced a workmanlike effort to overhaul Hectorville’s 9/175 to make 7/203 in their match at Reynella Oval. William Thwaites topscored for the Gators with 78, while Mark Nankervis (69) and Scott Norris (57) batted strongly for the Wineflies which kept their unbeaten run.


Unley v Fulham

Fulham’s depth in its batting line up was evident as it cruised to 9/302 as opposed to Unley’s 109. Luke Adcock (79), Kyle Adcock (58) and Clayton Lynch (43) batted well for the Falcons while Simon Krieg took 5/35 to disrupt Unley’s batting.


Woodville South v Marion

Marion recorded the only outright result for the round when it outgunned Woodville South away. The Cats were skittled for 56 in 25.4 overs, Marion replied with 219 and the Cats backed up with 216 in their second dig. The Rams needed just 54 to win and achieved 0/54 in 6.3 overs to grab maximum points. Russell Stanborough (65, 6/19 and 3/54), Kahl Emerson (42), David Henderson (3/15), Reyne Martin (3/59), and Daniel Cox (31 and 39no) were among the stars for the Rams. Ben Vinci (45no), Josh Hoffman 43, Mark Withers (21) Kris Hennessy (3/27) and Simon Blaess 93/27) were among the key players for the Cats.