Hold on top spot continues

RAMS TRIUMPH: Wandearah's Todd Baker took two wickets in his nine overs of bowling in Saturday's clash against South Port.
RAMS TRIUMPH: Wandearah's Todd Baker took two wickets in his nine overs of bowling in Saturday's clash against South Port.

A Grade

Wandearah v South Port

The Rams maintained top spot with a six wicket victory over the Pirates at Memorial Oval.  The Pirates were restricted to 9/92 from their 42 overs. Liam Dreaver (15 not out) and Jaryd Thorn (15) were the joint top run scorers for the Pirates.  Marc Congdon claimed 4/12 from nine overs for the Rams. Nelson Ferme and Todd Baker claimed two wickets each for the Rams.

It took the Rams 22 overs to make the required runs.  Jack Dickeson continued his good form making 33. Chris Crouch was the next best making 22.  Michael Ashman showed he is a class bowler taking 2/10 from 6.3 overs. Ian Eberhard and Michael Watts claimed one wicket each.

Props v Solomontown-North

The Panthers moved into second spot with a 27-run win over the Cats at the weekend.

The Panthers were bowled out for 117 after a last wicket partnership of 27 helped them pass 100. Hamish Wright (34) and Fraser Wyatt (20) were the best with the bat for the Panthers. 

Guest player for the Cats Rick Willis claimed 5/28.  The Cats were bowled out for 90 in reply in the 30th over. Willis continued his fine day top scoring with 31. Captain Ben Brown was next best making 12. 

Randall Wyatt and Tyler Thorpe both finished with 3/19 for the Panthers. 

B Grade

Warnertown v South Port

The Wombats defeated the Pirates by nine wickets and moved back into the top four on Saturday.  The Pirates were dismissed for 83 with Rohan Sheldrick top scoring making 20. The Wombats had four bowlers who all claimed two wickets each.  It took the Wombats thirteen overs to make the required runs. Veteran Nigel Anderson finished 53 not out for the Wombats. Adeel Ansari (1/37) was the only wicket taker.  

Props v Port Germein

Proprietary slipped out of the top four after suffering a 29 run loss to top side Port Germein.  Port Germein batted first making 6/142. Jamie Davidson (39) and Mick Phillipps (33) the best with the bat.  James Napper claimed 3/18 for the Panthers. In reply the Panthers could only manager 8/113 from their 35 overs.  Michael Waters top scored making 25. Mick Phillipps claimed man of the match honours claiming 5/10 for the Sharks.

Wandearah v Risdon

The Rams gave up second position to the Tigers as they lost by three wickets to the Tigers at Memorial.  The Rams could only manage 6/103 from their 35 overs. Marcus Ganley made a comeback to play with his daughter Jordan and top scored making 26.  For the Tigers Leigh Hajisavva and Scott Smith claimed two wickets each. The Tigers were in some trouble at 7/74 but steadied to not lose another wicket.  Leigh Hajisavva top scored making 24. Luke Davis and Dwain Sedunary claimed three wickets each for the Rams.