Thun­der­bolts show plenty of prom­ise

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

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.

Photo by NEIL WEAVERS

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