Around The Grounds - Round 5

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Grange v St Peter’s Old Collegians

Grange’s improved form continued when its 7/190 proved too strong at home for St Peter’s Old Collegians’ 107 in their one-day (40 overs a side) fixture.

Olly Nathanson topscored for the Dolphins with 45, while Tom Doimo added 38 and Kane Fry backed up with 32no. SPOC was always under pressure with the bat with Will Montgomery topscoring with 52. Grange’s Jamie Barnes led the bowlers with 4/16, while Shannon Tubb grabbed 3/12.


Hope Valley v Para Hills

An even batting effort gave Hope Valley the edge and the points against Para Hills at Hope Valley. The Demons posted 6/203 to account for the Hornets’ 161 with Aidan Wilkins topscoring with 64. Mason Neagle (46), Scott Dobson (36) and Lachlan Watts (35) also played their part for the Demons. Kyle Parks played a lone hand with the bat for Para Hills with 80, while Tyson Roling took 3/44. Travis Rio (4/33) and Wilkins (3/31) bowled well for Hope Valley.


Old Scotch v Pooraka

Pooraka again answered the challenge when its 9/230 was enough to hold out Old Scotch’s 9/155 at Scotch College. Jye Bailey topscored for the Bulls with 49, while Mark Hanson backed up with 48 and Steven Marks added 43. Hanson also contributed with the ball with 3/41. Old Scotch was well led by Nathan Fox with 51, while Max Marslen took 3/42.


Payneham v Ingle Farm

Ingle Farm’s rise as a contender in the top tier continued when it proved too strong for Payneham at Payneham. Kinshuk Sharma was the star for the Bulldogs with 91 and captain Chris McLean backed up with 50 as the visitors chalked up 8/215. In reply the Dukes mustered 127 with Cody Tucker topscoring with 36. Lachlan Sandercock (3/31) and Damien Hill (3/38) led the bowling for Ingle Farm.


Port District v Prince Alfred Old Collegians

An outstanding effort with bat and ball from Jack Latchford (97 and 5/6) gave Prince Alfred Old Collegians the upper hand and victory against Port District at Largs Reserve. The Old Reds posted 217 from 39.2 overs with Sam Hurburgh and Drew Clayfield providing key support for Latchford with 42 and 41 respectively. Port had few highlights with just 79 in 25.3 overs with Harsh Jhunjhunwala topscoring with 35 and captain Sam Harvey toiling hard with 3/56.


Walkerville v Goodwood

Scott Blackmore was the star of the game with an unbeaten 119 as Walkerville posted 5/239 to hold out Goodwood’s 6/213. Blackmore was well supported by Jake Roberts (46) and Kamau Leverock (37) to see their side win at home. The Roos battled strongly in response with Daniel Payne making 60, Ryan Schimanski on 60no and Grant Lovering adding 33.


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Fulham v Flinders Park

Fulham’s promising start to the season continued in the one-day format when it posted 6/142 to account for Flinders Park’s 101. Clayton Lynch topscored for the Falcons with 30no, while Graham Crawford led the way with 36no for the Reds with Jarrad Taylor making 31.


Pooraka v Marion

Marion’s consistent run rolled on when it accounted for Pooraka at Lindblom Park. The Rams cruised to 4/176 in their allotted overs with Russell Stanborough (44), Jordan Kilderry (35), Steven McCallister (35) and Kahl Emerson (29no) doing their bit with the bat. Warrick Stanborough also contributed with the ball with 3/18 as the Bulls were dismissed for 109 in 39.1 overs. Rocco Calabria topscored for Pooraka with 50 (126 balls).


Reynella v Rostrevor Old Collegians

A low-scoring match saw Reynella’s 158 a little too strong for ROC’s 145 at Reynella Oval. Reynella captain Shaun Newell topscored with 40, while Matthew Aston added 30. Daniel Rabbett was the star with the ball for the Wineflies with 5/21. Edward Greenslade topscored for ROC with 53, Harrison Rahaley backed up with 31, while Russell Thomas was the best of his side’s bowlers with 3/24.


Trinity College Old Scholars v Unley

Rain affected the Trinity College Old Scholars/Unley match at Trinity College with the match ruled a draw when Unley was batting. Trinity made 181 from 39.4 overs with Mitchell Dearing (52) and Alistair Forwood (45) leading the batting returns. Oliver Smith, Sam Powell and Jarrad Enright took three wickets each for Trinity. Unley’s innings was halted on 6/55 in 18.4 overs with Sam Powell best with 17. Jace O’Hara took 3/20 for Trinity OS.


Woodville Rechabite v Golden Grove

Golden Grove’s young brigade played a big part in its away victory against Woodville Rechabite as it made 186 to the Wreckers’ 7/175. Ben Lynch topscored with 55 for Golden Grove, while Ben Whitehead made 53. Alex Higgins led the Grove bowlers with 3/31. Evergreen Paul Duffett again showed his class with 100 for the Wreckers with Scott Noy backing up with 45. Tyler Bishop bowled well for the Wreckers with 4/29.


Woodville South v Hectorville

Hectorville broke through for its first win of the season when it accounted for Woodville South away. The Gators made 6/215 with Patrick Ritchie topscoring with 79. Stephan Lessing played his part with 55, while Riley Henriks scored 38. The Cats struggled early but battled hard to make 200. Kris Hennessy led the way for the Cats with the bat with 49, while Simon Blaess (35) and Jules Kubisz (23no) gave their side some chance with a last-wicket stand of 56 after the Cats were teetering on 9/144. Sam Ritchie took 3/33 for the Gators.