Big wins for Cockaleechie and Kapinnie/Mount Hope

Holman leads Cockaleechie to victory

COCKALEECHIE 10/201 DEF CUMMINS 9/161

A solid stand from Jim Holman has helped guide Cockaleechie to a 40-run win against Cummins on Saturday.

Cockaleechie elected to bat first at Cummins Oval with openers Jesse Rule and Tom Crettenden getting their side to 42 runs before Crettenden was caught by Joel Modra for 34, while Rule would be bowled out by Mitchell Barnes for 18.

Holman would go the distance with the bat as Barnes took his toll on the Cockaleechie batting lineup, claiming Michael Franklin lbw for 1 before quickly bowling out Braden Fitzgerald (5) and Ben Quigley (0) to have Cockaleechie on 5/88.

Holman continued to add vital runs for Cockaleechie as wickets continued to fall, Toby Modra claiming the scalps of Tysan Mickan for 0, with another J. Modra catch, and Jed Forster lbw for 1 to see Cockaleechie at 7/93.

Lachlan Treloar would claim the last three wickets of the innings, but not before Holman would push his total to 88 before he was finally caught by Cody Modra. Cockaleechie finished all out on 201 in the 42nd over.

Barnes finished with bowling figures of 4/33 off nine overs while L. Treloar finished with 3/23 off 5.3 overs with one maiden.

Cockaleechie struck quick with Franklin catching Barnes out for a duck, but soon Cummins got their run chase underway with Matthew Nicholls and T. Modra scoring some good runs.

After more than an hour at the crease Matt Forster got Nicholls out lbw for 29, T. Modra would add some more runs in a partnership with Treloar before the latter was caught for 17, followed by Modra for 37 to see Cummins at 4/96.

The Cummins middle order could not add much to the total as Crettenden piled up wickets with his bowling, C. Modra would score some big runs before he fell for 30.

Time would run out for Cummins as Cockaleechie kept scoring opportunities limited throughout, they would finish their innings 40 runs short with one wicket in hand.

Crettenden would top the bowling for Cockaleechie with 4/11 off five overs with two maidens.

KAPINNIE/MOUNT HOPE 9/174 DEF KARKOO/YEELANNA 10/84

Kapinnie/Mount Hope have scored an impressive 90-run win at Karkoo on Saturday.

The visitors elected to bat first and opener Brad Hazelgrove would lead the way with some good shots, helping guide Kapinnie/Mount Hope early.

Karkoo/Yeelanna would claim opener Jay Green for 14 however Hazelgrove continued to find the boundary six times, including one shot soaring over the line for six as the visitors closed in on triple digits.

Casey Carr would claim two important wickets, with Billy Mahoney caught by Saxon Rogers for 8 before Hazelgrove was finally bowled out for 59 as Kapinnie/Mount Hope were on 3/102.

The home side made their way through the middle order but Josh Horgan posed a challenge for the Karkoo/Yeelanna field with some very good batting.

A blow for the visitors saw Alex Mahoney forced to retire after suffering an injury, however Horgan would continue to pile on runs, finding the boundary for four six times.

His would be the last wicket to fall, Carr catching him out two runs shy of a half century to leave Kapinnie/Mount Hope on 174 in the 44th over.

Toby Lynch was top wicket taker with 3/21 off seven overs while Carr took 2/29 off his 10 overs with two maidens.

Carr would not have as much luck with the bat, he was the first Karkoo/Yeelanna wicket to fall caught by Hazelgrove for 1, soon followed by Levi Chandler bowled by Horgan for 3.

Lynch and Kerren Hall added some important runs on the board but both would fall to Flynn Paech, Lynch bowled for 25 and Hall for 23 as Karkoo/Yeelanna found themselves at 4/62.

Kapinnie/Mount Hope would clean up the remaining batting order who could not add much more to the board, the home side finishing all out on 84 in the 33rd over.

Paech was top wicket taker for the visitors with 4/23 off his 10 overs with two maidens, while Max Turnbull took 3/11 off 3.4 overs.