Marist Sion into quar­ter fi­nals

Warragul & Drouin Gazette - - GAZETTE SPORT -

Marist SionCol­lege’s ju­nior cricket teams have ad­vanced to the state quar­ter fi­nals.

Marist-Sion Col­lege’s Year 8 boys trav­elled to Trar­al­gon to play Gipp­s­land fi­nals in School Sports Victoria cricket re­cently

Marist Sion bowled first in the pre­lim­i­nary fi­nal and Won­thaggi Sec­ondary Col­lege made 4-92 off their 20 overs.

Marist Sion got the runs eas­ily, fin­ish­ing the job in the 14th over with only four wick­ets down.

Skip­per Liam Serong led the run chase with 33 not out while Pa­trick Ire­land 17, Rhys Galvin 19, Matt Roberts 15 and Vin­nie Caia 10 not out were solid con­trib­u­tors.

Play­ing against Catholic Col­lege Sale in the fi­nal, Marist Sion again bowled first af­ter los­ing the toss. CCS set a for­mi­da­ble run chase with 8/134. Liam Serong took 3/20 and Thomas Wans 2/22. The run chase be­gan steadily and Marist-Sion Col­lege looked to be cruis­ing as they passed 100 with only one wicket down.

Things tight­ened up at 3/121 in the 18th over af­ter Liam Serong was run out.

Then four wick­ets fell with Matt Roberts, Vin Caia, Sam Fusi­nato and Bryce Joyce fall­ing in quick suc­ces­sion.

With five runs to get in the last over things tight­ened up how­ever some cool heads pre­vailed with Ri­ley Fer­gu­son and Thomas Wans get­ting the runs with one ball to spare.

Pa­trick Ire­land 48 off 50 balls, Rhys Galvin 11 off 11 and Liam Serong 31 off 33 laid the plat­form for a suc­cess­ful run chase.

The state quar­ter fi­nal is on Thurs­day Novem­ber 22 at Yar­ragon against the win­ner of the South­ern Metropoli­tan re­gion, Koo Wee Rup Sec­ondary Col­lege.

Marist-Sion Col­lege’s Year 7 boys beat Na­gle Col­lege by 20 runs in the SSV semi fi­nal.

Adam Camp­bell with 57 and Liam Fin­negan with two wick­ets were the lead­ing per­fromers as Marist Sion won 7-152 to 6-132.

The 'All Marist' fi­nal against Catholic Col­lege Sale was a tight hard fought af­fair. Marist-Sion made 7-137 off their 20 overs. Liam Fin­negan 46 and Adam Camp­bell 27 be­ing the ma­jor con­trib­u­tors.

Tight bow­ing through the mid­dle overs af­ter get­ting three early wick­ets saw Catholic Col­lege Sale hav­ing to force runs off ev­ery ball late in their in­nings.

Liam Fin­negan, Adam Camp­bell, Lane Ward, Jack Lo­gan, Billy Auld­ist, James Keogh and Jonty Kennedy all con­trib­uted cameos with the ball.

Luke Garner led the boys well through­out the day as Marist-Sion won by six runs, CCS fin­ish­ing4-131 off 20 overs.

Their state quar­ter fi­nal op­po­nent on Thurs­day Novem­ber 22 is MacKin­non Sec­ondary Col­lege.

The year eight Marist Sion cricket team de­feated Catholic Col­lege Sale to ad­vance to the state quar­ter fi­nals.Pic­tured back row from left Bryce Joyce, Sam Fusi­nato, Liam Serong, Nathan Whitten, Pa­trick Ire­land, Thomas Wans, Rhys Galvin, front row Fin­tan Fox, Ri­ley Fer­gu­son, Matthew Roberts, Vin­nie Caia.

The eyar seven cricket team also ad­vanced to the state quar­ter fi­nals with vic­tory over Catholic Col­lege Sale. Pic­tured back row from left Billy Auld­ist, Liam Lisle, Se­bas­tian Amoroso, Adam Camp­bell, Lane Ward, Liam Fin­negan, Jonty Kennedy, Luke Garner, Pa­trick Shee­han, Will Grum­misch and Jack Lo­gan with James Keogh at front.

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