Grange v Hope Valley
Andrew Steuart enjoyed a day out with 110no as he played a big part in Hope Valley’s win against Grange in their one-day clash at Grange Oval.
Batting first the Demons made a handy 7/247 from their 240 overs to account for Grange’s 232. Steuart’s knock included 17 fours and one six. It was a big innings considering his next best score this season had been four. Mason Neagle, a promising young footballer with North Adelaide made 53, while captain Jarrad Sykes was solid with 39. Jamie Barnes was the star for the Dolphins with 98 but his side’s hopes took a dive when he was run out with about 10 overs to play.
Prince Alfred Old Collegians v Goodwood
The clash of the previous winless sides saw PAOC come up trumps with a strong win at home. The Reds made 6/180 which proved too much for the Roos which spluttered to 114. Keagan English topscored for the Reds with 47, while Jack Dent and Drew Clayfield backed up with 34 each. Edward Senneck played well for the Roos to make 45, while Greg Carmody bowled well to take 4/9. Max Burford did well with the ball for the Reds with 3/44.
Payneham v Port District
It was a day of contrasts for Payneham and Port District at Payneham Oval with the visitors on fire with the ball to skittle the Dukes for 33 in 14.2 overs. Payneham was 0/12 after two overs but things went pear-shaped after that for the home side. But Port was outstanding in the field with James Barns (5/20) and Jack Foster (5/13) proving the destroyers. With no real pressure on the bat the Magpies made 116 with captain Sam Harvey top scoring with 34. Payneham opener Rob Westley top scored with 16 for his side, the seventh wicket to fall.
Pooraka v Para Hills
The clash of the previously unbeaten sides proved a little bit of an anti-climax. Reigning champ Pooraka flexed its muscle after a couple of early stumbles to make 9/219 from its 50 overs, while the Hornets were never in the hunt to scramble to 119. Mark Hanson again dominated for the Bulls with 115no, while Jye Bailey made 36. Travis Wordsworth again led from the front for Para Hills with a top score of 24 and 4/41 with the ball. Harvey Box made 22.
Rostrevor Old Collegians v Walkerville
Walkerville took a grip on its game against Rostrevor Old Collegians early to set up a convincing win at Rostrevor College. Walkies captain Brett Knowles took a sterling 5/7 off eight overs as ROC was knocked over for 81 in 38.1 overs. The Cats had no problem with the small target with Mark Reid, (44), Daniel Giles (44), Matthew Perilli (31) and Zack Fagg (26) among the top scorers. ROC had few highlights with Mitchell Simpson (19), Luke Kelly (16), Angus Slack (14) and Edward Greenslade (13) the only ROC batsmen to make double figures.
St Peter’s OC v Reynella
Unbeaten St Peter’s Old Collegians had Reynella under constant pressure to take the points in their clash at Caterer Oval. Batting first the Wineflies battled to 138, while SPOC finished its innings on 5/155. Tom Hunter continued his solid form to post 62 for SPOC. Shaun Newell top scored for Reynella with 26, while Matt Hehner had a good double for Reynella with 24 and 3/16 off four overs.
Flinders Park v Brighton
Tight bowling gave Flinders Park the edge against Brighton at Flinders Park. The Reds chased Brighton’s 164 to finish their one-day fixture on 7/172. Anthony De Leonardis (43no, Tory Minervini (27no) and Vince Minervini (25) led the scorers for the Reds, while Dave Maunder top scored for Brighton with 64 with Jacob Fishwick solid on 34. Thomas Cousins took 4/41 for the Reds.
Ingle Farm District v Fulham
Ingle Farm’s strong start to the season continued when it proved too strong for Fulham at Rowe Park. The Bulldogs had Fulham under pressure early in its innings, crashing to all out 85. The Bulldogs had no worries chasing that score to end their day on 9/180. Jarred Chaplin top scored for the Falcons with 26, while opener Ryan Bone made 15. Eight Ingle Farms batsmen made double figures with Chris McLean leading the way with 37 and Jamie McCafferty next best with 24.
Old Scotch v Woodville South
Tony Scott again starred for Old Scotch as he hit 107, his second ton for the season. With runs flowing freely Old Scotch cruised to 7/288 with David Scholz posting a strong 75 and Andrew Decesare a solid 51. Woodville South made a good fist of its batting but still finished short on 7/244. Hennessy made 72, Anthony Caruso backed up with 49, while Ben Vinci contributed 38.
Pembroke OS v Marion
Marion had a day to remember while it was the opposite for Pembroke at Haslam Oval. Batting first Pembroke was crushed to be all out for 27 after facing just 14.2 overs. Nick Brown, batting at number 10, top scored with six, while sundries contributed nine. Marion captain Warrick Stanborough (6/13 off 7.1 overs) and Reyne Martin (4/12 off 7.0 overs) demolished the Kings’ batting. In reply Marion was 8/196 with Russell Stanborough in charge with 48. Steve McAllister made 29, Kahl Emerson (25) and Warrick Stanborough made a good double with 26no.
Pooraka v Hectorville
The Jamie Jarrett show was on display at Lindblom Park when he scored 126 to help Pooraka to 4/282, accounting for Hectorville’s 174. Jarrett’s amazing run this season added to his 153 and 63 and a 58 in the club’s top side. Brad Batten backed up with 54, while Adam Drew made 47. Dave Hammond was solid with the ball for the Bulls with 5/38. The Hounds saw good scores from Daniel Harper (54), Yasodha Mendis (42) and Lakshitha Hasith (33).
Woodville Rechabite v Unley
The clash between in-form sides Woodville Rechabite and Unley proved a relatively easy win for the Wreckers at Matheson Reserve. Batting first the Wreckers made 8/198 with Joshua Rosenthal (81no) and Paul Duffett (42) starring. Eight bowlers were used by the Wreckers with five players taking wickets. Alistair Fraser battled well for the Gunners to take 3/55. The Jets battled all innings to finish well short on 97.