Elliott bowls over the competition
ECHUCA 197 ECHUCA SOUTH L Harbinson c C Russell b S Maddox
.. .. .. .. .. .. 19 B Eade c R Jones b M Hinks 1 L Thompson not out .. .. 82 S Marshall lbw b S Maddox 0 K Hodson b S Maddox .. 1 C Uys lbw b C Russell .. 3 J Toll c S Hon b A Dennis .. 16 J Stephens b A Dennis .. 0 T Morphett run out .. .. 0 A Good lbw b J Preston .. 6 J Larcombe c C Russell b N Dolan 3 Extras (nb 2, w 0, b 0, lb 2) 4 TOTAL 135 Overs 64.4 FOW: 9 (B Eade) 28 (L Harbinson) 34 (S Marshall) 42 (K Hodson) Bowling M Hinks 6.0-1-1-15, C Russell 4.0-2-0-11, S Maddox 4.0-1-3-9, R Jones 2.0-0-0-9.
2nd INNINGS ECHUCA Extras (nb 0, w 1, b 1, lb 0) FOUR wkts Overs 19.2 Bowling: J Toll 5.0-2-2-16, K Hodson 2 63 Toss won by Ky Fire Brigade, to bat
TONGALA D Ohlsen c M Mattingly b S O’Brien
.. .. .. .. .. .. 7 J Garde c, b M Mattingly .. 27 D Coombs b D Shaw .. .. 12 C Thompson c J Elliott b D Shaw 0 A Nunn b D Shaw .. .. 8 J Tucker c J Elliott b T Holman 10 C Clayton c T Holman b M Mattingly
.. .. .. .. .. .. 32 E Gillie c R Thomson b T Holman 5 L Shenfield not out .. .. 11 M Owen c, b M De Villers .. 2 L Hughes b S O’Brien .. .. 1 Extras (nb 2, w 8, b 1, lb 1) 12 TOTAL 127 Overs 44.1 FOW: 10 (D Ohlsen) 50 (D Coombs) 50 (C Thompson) 60 (J Garde) 62 (A Nunn) 83 (J Tucker) 92 (E Gillie) 120 (CJ Clayton) 126 (M Owen) 127 (L Hughes) Bowling: B Unwin 9.0-0-0-38, S O’Brien 6.1-1-2-15, M Mattingly 9.0-2-2-18, D Shaw 9.0-2-3-19, T Holman 8.0-2-2-22, M De Villers 3.0-0-1-13.
KYABRAM FIRE BRIGADE J Elliott lbw b D Ohlsen .. 28 M De Villers c L Hughes b A Nunn29 D Shaw c C Clayton b D Ohlsen 18 B Langley c C Clayton b D Ohlsen 8 D Kent not out .. .. .. 37 R Thomson c J Garde b D Coombs 0 M Mattingly not out .. .. 4 Extras (nb 0, w 6, b 0, lb 2) 8 FIVE wkts 132 ON A day where the bowlers dominated in the GMC, Darcy Elliott stole the show for Moama.
After his batsman set the team up with 314 on the opening day before Saturday, Moama looked to be in a good position to force a result out of BLU.
And it did exactly that, coming close to forcing a second innings victory by taking 18 wickets in one day of play on Saturday, with Elliott the chief destroyer with eight for himself.
It started when BLU was 1/4, Elliott dismissing Joseph Hamilton for a duck.
James McPhee, Luke Deeprose and Shannon Bish would find themselves members of Elliott’s wicket haul, all without troubling the scorers.
But it wasn’t just the new men to the crease that Elliott removed.
Nathan Neville was the top scorer for his BLU side, scoring freely to get to 54 before Elliott dismissed him as well.
Jason Turner was the final line of resistance for BLU, scoring 42.
He was the final man dismissed, as Elliott completed the job with stunning figures of 6/29.
BLU was skittled for just 107, and barely had time to assess the damage before they faced down Elliott and a new ball.
With the opportunity to set up his team for a much needed second innings victory, Elliott struck with the Overs 25.1 FOW: 54 (M De Villers) 64 (J Elliott) 79 (D Shaw) 96 (B Langley) 103 (R Thomson) Bowling A Nunn 7.0-1-1-35, L Hughes 3.0-1-0-21, D Ohlsen 9.0-1-3-34, E Gillie 2.0-0-0-11, D Coombs 4.0-0-1-25, C Thompson 0.1-0-0-4.
B-GRADE Rochester Gold d Tongala Rochester Gold 209 (N Marrone 55 C Williams 46 G Moroney 35 M Ohlsen 6-49 C McMullan 2-50) d Tongala 103 (H Hooppell 4-24 J Cuttriss 3-15 N O’Connor 2-12). Rochester Blue lt Northern United Rochester Blue 126 (D Holgate 6-28) lt Northern United 9-204cc (H Shirley 55no A Thompson 52 L Henson 35 K Waters 4-38 W George 2-26).
BLU d Stanhope BLU 8-153cc (B McPhee 48 J Holloway 33no C Emmett 4-25 T Hepburn 3-29) d Stanhope 104 (S Hall 47 D Thompson 6-17 Z Johnston 2-29).
Kyabram Fire Brigade v Echuca Kyabram Fire Brigade 240 (R Busch 54 J Gascoyne 52 T Watts 43 C Carver 33 K Hogan 3-40 J Evans 2-31 R Varcoe 2-33) v Echuca 89 (J Chapman 6-20 R Busch 2-5).
Cooma d Moama Cooma 291 (B Bell 186 B Squires 38 C McGregor 3-86 E Burns 2-22) d Moama 157 (J John 39no J Dixon 31 C McGregor 30 S Spicer 4-23 X Fawcett 2-26 S Barbagallo 2-48).
Echuca South lt Girgarre Echuca South 114 (L Diss 32 R Febey 5-25 A Medhurst 3-18) lt Girgarre 9-182dec (L Kempinski 34 J Morris 30 first ball of the innings, dismissing Josh Cairns for a golden duck.
He also dismissed Cairns’ opening partner Neville for the second time that day not long after.
Only two players in BLU’s second innings passed double figures, McPhee making 27 and Deeprose unbeaten on 29 at the close of play.
Finishing the day at 8/82, BLU avoided the second innings loss, but was highly disappointed with its overall performance.
With four players scoring double figures across the two innings, a staggering nine batsmen were dismissed on the day without troubling the scorers.
Elliott closed the match 8/60 off R Febey 28 M Coyne 28 D Henderson 3-30 L Diss 2-8 H Thompson 2-31).
C-GRADE Stanhope d Cooma Stanhope 8-238cc ( B Stokes 63 J Fisher 62 M Patten 45no T Turvey 2-40 K Briggs 2-40) d Cooma 4-174cc (R French 62no L Bamford-Phillis 28 A Newman 2-27).
Rochester lt Rushworth Rochester 25 (R Hanson 4-2 S Jarrett 2-1 K Dearing 2-12) lt Rushworth 1-38.
BLU lt Kyabram Fire Brigade BLU 85 (M Hamilton 42 L Davies 4-17 T Curnow 2-16 M Mott 2-21) lt Kyabram Fire Brigade 3-91 (B Boal Ryan 33 B Mundie 2-17).
Moama d Northern United Moama 9-189cc (G Albert 75 C Hearn 3-25 J Vesty 3-25 J Mitchelhill 2-24) d Northern United 8-163cc (C Hearn 32 L Bonnett 26 N McKenner 2-30 S Keam 2-33).
Echuca d Echuca South Echuca 0-23 d Echuca South 10 (A Carlile 3-1 O Miller 3-5 J Maher 2-2). Girgarre drew Echuca Green
D-GRADE Rushworth lt Moama Rushworth lost on forfeit. Tongala lt Kyabram Fire Brigade Tongala 93 (B Caldwell 36 S Fleming 3-17 N Mackison 3-29 B Carver 2-14) lt Kyabram Fire Brigade 6-164cc (T Dunne 53no A Stockdale 51no S Tucker 2-26).
Cooma lt BLU Cooma 106 (J Pearse 3-20 S Hibberson 2-10 J Felmingham 2-30) lt BLU 135 (E Bish 47 C Pearse 38 N Angelino 4-23 S Burt 3-21). 24.3 overs in one of the best bowling performances of the season. ■ In other results of the day, Kyabram Fire Brigade moved within striking distance of top spot in a one-day match with top-placed Tongala.
Daniel Kent made an unbeaten 37 as the Flames chased down Tonny’s 127 in just 25.1 overs. ■ There may be some teething problems with the new Tongala side, but local veteran Dylan Cuttriss is showing no signs of needing to adjust.
Cuttriss finished with five wickets to go with his 33 with the bat, moving to 14 wickets for the season.
Rochester overcame a poor performance with the bat the previous week to beat Cooma by 19 runs.
FAST BOWL: Darcy Elliott of Moama. Photos:
TOP SCORER: Nathan Neville of BLU.