Goodwood v Payneham
Goodwood scored only 163 and 1/21 but that was enough to claim an outright victory against Payneham at Goodwood Oval. Knocking over the Dukes for 101 the Roos replied with 163 with Daniel Payne (40) and Grant Lovering (39) leading the way with the bat. Batting again proved tough for Payneham which made just 80, leaving the Roos home with 1/21 for the outright. Mark White (4/37), Chris Short (3/15) and Brad Muggleton (3/4 and 3/19) were best of Goodwood’s bowlers.
Hope Valley v Grange
Grange’s 257 was more than enough for Hope Valley which posted 163 at Hope Valley. Shannon Tubb topscored for the Dolphins with 55, while Dylan Fry (48), Tom Doimo (43) and Jamie Barnes (34) provided solid back up. Barnes starred with the ball with 4/60, while Cameron Shearer took 3/24. Jarrad Sykes dominated for the Cats with 69no and 3/58, while Codey Marchesi grabbed 3/49. Doimo was unbeaten on 46 when Grange finished on 1/63 in its second dig.
Old Scotch v Port District
Max Marslen led the Old Scotch batting line up with 80 and Thomas Fuss made 52 as their side made 9/260 against Port District’s 171 in 61.3 overs. Marslen also shone with the ball to take 4/44. Port’s key players were Michael Hales (52), Simon Maddern (42) and captain Sam Harvey who toiled hard with 5/114 off 22 overs.
Para Hills v Walkerville
A strong win against Walkerville gave Para Hills a stranglehold on a major round-berth after making 9/262dec to Walkerville’s 178. It was a Wordsworth masterclass for Para Hills with Curtis making 82 and Travis backing up with 63. Harinderjit Singh made 34, while Dylan Hiscock scored 33. Tyson Roling was brilliant with the ball with 5/29 from 16 overs with eight maidens. The Cats’ key contributors were Matthew Perilli (53), Harry Latham (36), Scott Blackmore (3/86) and Jake Roberts (3/50).
Pooraka v Ingle Farm
Pooraka again showed its worth under pressure by posting 186 to beat Ingle Farm’s 143 to consolidate second place on the ladder. Jamie Jarrett led the way for the Bulls with 52, Steven Marks made 39 and with the ball Shane Virgens dominated with 5/46 and Brandon James was solid with 3/23. Lachlan Sandercock was excellent for the Bulldogs with 6/40, while Cameron Sandercock made 43.
St Peter’s Old Collegians v Prince Alfred Old Collegians
Prince Alfred Old Collegians lived up to its top-ranked position on the ladder by easily accounting for St Peter’s Old Collegians, posting 9/243 to SPOC’s 145. Jack Dent led an even PAOC line up with 49, while Sam Hurburgh (36), Jack Latchford (34) and Michael Richardson (30) were solid. Kieran Gray took 4/9, while Max Burford collected 3/36 to round out PAOC’s game. Luke Harrington played a virtual lone hand for SPOC with 30 and 4/39.
Fulham v Golden Grove
Fulham produced a stunning 422 and gave its batsmen long stints at the crease when it cruised past Golden Grove’s 141 at Fulham. Kyle Adcock led the way for the Falcons with 108, Luke Adcock made 87, Dylan Moss 83 and Reece Oliver backed up with 47 as Fulham consolidated its place in the top four. Kyle Adcock also took 5/21 when Grove batted. Brad Anderson bowled well for Golden Grove with 3/49.
Hectorville v Woodville Rechabite
Woodville Rechabite batted well to account for Hectorville at Daly Oval, posting 4/212dec and 0/146 to Hectorville’s 158 and 3/63. Paul Behrendt led the scoring in the first innings with 87, Cameron Behrendt hit the scorebook with 66 and an unbeaten 101 in the second, while Scott Noy was 38no. Nick Behrendt starred with the ball with 7/39. Hectorville’s key playmakers were Kalindu De Silva with 48 and 3/82 and Riley Henriks who made 35no in the second innings.
Marion v Trinity College Old Scholars
The clash between the top two teams saw Trinity OS win on the first innings with 218 to Marion’s 105. Trinity was skittled for 57 in the second dig but Marion was 4/26 in reply when time ran out. Alistair Forwood led the Trinity bats with 66, Tim Viner-Smith was 55no, while Mitchell Dearing made 40. Austin Smith starred with the ball with 5/36. Warrick Stanborough again led from the front for Marion with 30 and 4/55, while Chirag Shah (3/37) and David Henderson (3/21) were prominent.
Reynella v Pooraka
Reynella kept its slim hopes of making finals with a solid victory against Pooraka. The Wineflies posted 6/242 and 7/147 to the Bulls’ 152 for a first innings win. Jordan Wright enjoyed a strong match with 68 and 71, while Matt Hehner (51), Mark Nankervis (46) and Nathan Turner (39no) played key parts in the win. Mathew Veprek topscored for the Bulls with 44, while Andrew Tompkins made 31.
Rostrevor Old Collegians v Flinders Park
Flinders Park was finals bound after outgunning Rostrevor Old Collegians. ROC was dismissed for 116 in its first innings, Flinders Park replied with 149, while ROC was 6/152 in its second hit. Sam Hynes played a starring hand with 6/25 and 3/18, Jarrad Taylor continued his fine form with 44, while Liam Bernhardt made 34no and took 3/68. ROC captain Mitch Simpson again showed his class with 40 and 58no, while Luke Kelly was unbeaten on 35.
Woodville South v Unley
A fluctuating game saw Unley take first innings points when it finished with 213 to chase down Woodville South’s 183. Lahiru Wickramasinghe made 38 for the Gunners, while Andrew Lee (37no) combined with Oliver Smith for 59 runs for the ninth wicket to help their side home. Zachary Treloar dominated with the ball with 5/26. Josh Hoffman led the way for the Cats with 51, Kris Hennessy made 26 and Ben Vinci 24. Jules Kabisz took 4/51 for the Cats.