Junior cricketers score wins
THE under-11 Douglas Thunderbolts continued their winning roll, defeating Atherton Wild Hogs on Saturday at Mossman High School.
Thunderbolts captain Riley Sawyer won the toss and elected his team to field.
Keel Sorensen starred with the ball taking 1 wicket for 1 run off 3 overs, 2 of which were maidens and opener Riley Sawyer took 0/2 with 1 maiden.
Other wicket takers were Levi Trewick 1/11, Luke Twomey 1/16 and Max Brennan 1/18 (caught off his own bowling) leaving the local team to chase Atherton on 4/87.
In reply, Thunderbolts went in to bat with openers Levi Trewick top scoring on 15 and Max Brennan caught out on 7. Adon Trewick went in to join his brother only to be bowled out just as he started making runs. Other top scorers were Daniel Davidson retired on 12, Keel Sorensen 9, Riley Sawyer retired on 7 and Nathan Deuble 5, bringing the final batting total to 7/103.
The Yum Yum’s most improved bowling award went to Bryce Fabiani on 0/8 and the Sunrise Snackbar batting award went to the newest member of the team Luke Twomey for great sportsmanship facing up against some very experienced bowlers.
The Under 15 Barbarians had their first win of the season when they played a one day match against Innisfail on Saturday at Griffiths Park, Cairns.
The Douglas Barbarians fielded first, with outstanding bowling by everyone and outstanding wicketkeeping by Dylan Case and Ben Shrimpton had the Innisfail team all out for 71 runs by the 27th over. David Coulthard took 2/4, Michael Schulz 2/14, Kaiden Sorensen 1/7, Nathan Evans 1/9, Hayden D’Addona 1/9, Tom Goodall 1/9 and Glen Ives 0/8.
In reply, Barbarians racked up 115 runs at the end of 50 overs for the loss of 4 wickets.
Kaiden Sorensen top-scored on 30, David Coulthard made 26 not out, Ben Shrimpton retired on 23 and Hayden D’Addona retired on 19.