Sweeney, Quartermaine lay foundations for big total
Towns asserted their dominance in Cuballing on Saturday, recording their first win of the season and impressing with both bat and ball in the UGSCA.
Perrin Quartermaine and Ben Woodruff (27 runs) started strongly at the crease for the visitors, sending Towns to 81 runs without loss.
After making 51, Quartermaine was dismissed at the end of the 21st over by Cuballing’s John Eckersley.
First drop Nicholas Corner fell at the end of the following over for a duck — lbw to Joe Dowling.
Next in was Liam Sweeney, who went on to make 78 and saw out the innings with Daniel Roderick (17) to post 5-207 for Towns.
Blair Forrest recorded 2-20 off six overs for Cuballing.
Cuballing batsmen couldn’t find their rhythm and were bowled out for 109 off 34 overs — losing their first wicket without a run on the board. Grady Francis (run-out on 38) and Dowling (30) were the home side’s largest contributors — while Roderick took five wickets for Towns.
Daniel Roderick and Liam Sweeney combined well for Towns.