Big-hitting Kemp stars with 42no
Junior association cricket kicked off last weekend with a match between Great Southern and Pingelly at Quartermaine Oval in Katanning.
Pingelly won the toss, elected to bat and got off to a good start, making 35 before Shaun Shackley struck.
The runs came at a steady pace, with only two more wickets falling Pingelly were 3-85 after 20 overs at drinks.
With all 12 players getting a bat, when the 10th wicket fell in the 34th over the batting side were on 109.
Retired batsman Blair Kemp came back out and moved the score on quickly with some big hitting and Pingelly finished on 150 after 40 overs.
Kemp finished on 42 not out and Corey Page second topscored with 18, while Rohan Bignell took three wickets for Great Southern with Toby Quartermaine and Shackley taking two each.
After a quick lunch break, the Great Southern side took the field to bat.
Unfortunately, after a mixup with the opening batsmen, and some excellent catching by the fielding side, the wickets fell steadily and Great Southern could only manage to put on 45.
Bignell had a great day, top -scoring with 15 to go along with his three wickets.
Kemp took two wickets and two very good catches for the day.
The Great Southern side’s next game is in Boddington on November 19.
Senior cricket results saw Tambellup win a close game against Wanderers. Wanderers made 215 batting first and Tambellup cashed that down with three overs to go.
James Barritt top-scored for Wanderers with 102 and Craig Clinch made 49 not out.
Kris Norris made a fine 94 not out for Tambellup while Reece Groves chipped in with 35. Nathan Willmot took 3-21 for Tambellup and Ty Pinney took 2-41 for Wanderers.
Broomehill took on Kendenup at home and restricted them to 176 from their 45 overs.
Kendenup got off to a good start making 61 before losing a wicket but, due to some tight bowling, were eventually all out for 114 in the 23rd over.
Clint Gilbert had a fine day taking 7-14 off eight overs.
It's not too late for interested players to join the T20 blast on Friday nights.
Batsman Lucas Hull, of Pingelly.