Big challenge ahead for SJ Blues
THE SJ Blues secondgrade team have a big weekend ahead of them as they complete their top-ofthe-table two-day match against Cockburn, then face off with the same team in the second-grade one-day final on Sunday.
On Saturday, Cockburn batted first at Briggs Park, posting a competitive 179 in the South Metropolitan Cricket Association.
Kane Hoskin (5-33) and Damien Leipold (4-78) were the pick of the bowlers, while Thomas Keefe bowled 29 overs, only conceding 38 runs. SJ were 0-31 at stumps.
The top-of-the-table SJ fifth-grade side slumped in their two-day clash against Maddington.
SJ batted first and were bowled out for 110.
Maddington (3-64) were in a commanding position at stumps and the SJ side now risk finishing outside the top two.
Bryce Shersby had a day out as the 1C side belted East Fremantle, consolidating their top-four place.
SJ batted first and posted 162, with Shersby (33) and Paul Van Luxemborg (24) top-scoring. In reply East Fremantle was rolled for 88, Shersby again to the fore taking 316. Sean Drysdale (3-14) also impressed, as did youngster James Bakota, 0-17 from his eight overs.
Dylan Goodall starred as the 1G side scored a win over leaders Kardinya at Mundijong Oval.
This Saturday the second and fifth grades continue their two-day matches, 1C host Leeming and the 1G team away to Phoenix. Briggs Park will host the second-grade one-day final between SJ and Cockburn from 1pm.