Thunderbolts show plenty of promise
THE under-11 Thunderbolts were victorious against Atherton Razorbacks at Mossman High School last Saturday.
The visitors won the toss and elected to bat, but Douglas captain Max Brennan took a wicket with the first ball of the day.
Keel Sorensen was the outstanding bowler of the day, taking two wickets without conceding a run during his three overs.
Luke Twomey also took two wickets, finishing 2/19 off three overs.
Riley Sawyer also bowled a maiden and with some tight bowling finished on 1/10 off four. The other wicket taker of the day was Bryce Fabiani on 1/17.
With some great catches assisting the bowlers and fine fielding with run outs by Daniel Davidson, Keel Sorensen and Adon Trewick, the Thunderbolts had the opposition all out at 9/103 before the 25th over.
Opening batsmen Michael Ives and Levi Trewick started a fantastic batting partnership with Michael retiring on 12 and Levi on 15.
Max Brennan was top scorer of the day with 20 runs including one great hit which went over the boundary on the full.
Adon Trewick finished on 9 and Riley Sawyer on 7 not out. Thunderbolts final winning score was 3/131.
The Sunrise Snackbar Award went to Max Brennan for all-round outstanding performance of the day and the Yum Yums Award went to Bryce Fabiani for his great improvement in batting and running between wickets.
THE Under 15 Barbarians had a raininterrupted game ending in a loss to Mulgrave Pumas at Port Douglas Sports complex last Saturday afternoon.
Batting first, the Barbarians were restricted to 80 runs with the loss of 5 wickets at the end of 32 overs.
David Coulthard top-scored on 22, Hayden D’Addona retired on 10 and Glen Ives went out on 7.
In the field, David Coulthard took the first wicket of the day finishing with 1/10 off three overs.
The second wicket was a great run out by Sean Evans assisted by Nathan Evans.
Shortly after, rain delayed play and the match was reduced to a 23 over game.
Returning to a very dampened field Mulgrave started making some big hits.
Michael Schulz then took a wicket with 1/11 off 2.
Newcomer Sean Evans in only his second game of the season shook up the opposition, taking four wickets for 17 runs off his three overs.
A great catch by Ben Shrimpton out on the boundary removed the opposition’s captain and top batter from the crease. Kaiden Sorensen took two wickets in the last over the day finishing 2/12 off his 3 overs.
Catches were also taken by Glen Ives, Hayden D’Addona and David Coulthard.
The opposition won the game finishing on 9/104 at 23 overs.
Howzat: a wicket
Wicket Keeper Aidon Trewick takes