The Border Watch : October 22nd 2013
The Border Watch, Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 35 BONUS $100 COLD HARD CASH WHEN YOU CONNECT ANY HANDSET TO ANY OPTUS PLAN OVER 24 MONTHS Terms and conditions apply. Available to approved customers only. See in store for details. 627147 Mount Gambier Your Premium Optus Dealer Ph (08) 8724 6800 35 CRICKET SPORT NEWS TIPS firstname.lastname@example.org BIG scores and solid bowling efforts featured in an entertaining round of One Day Cup cricket. North Gambier have stamped its authority on the competition with a dominant six wicket win over South Gambier, likewise Mil Lel have left no doubt of its intentions, taking an eight wicket win over Kalangadoo, Kongorong defeated East on the back of an impressive unbeaten knock from youngster Jake Blackwell and West took a seven wicket victory over Penola despite a storming innings from Penola s George Kidman. In the washup Kongorong have taking a strong points lead over North in pool A while Penola have just edged out West for top hon- ours in a much tighter pool B. North v South SOUTH opened the batting against North at Reidy Park and immediately set about posting a solid total, with Dave Somerfield and Alex Henschke setting the innings up with a 38 run partner- ship. But when Somerfield was caught off Alex Bowd for 16 South seemed to lose its way. Henschke only lasted another five runs before being caught off Nick McInerney for 24. Matthew Bowering and Dillon O Neil steadied the ship some- what in the middle order but when three wickets fell at 103 runs, the writing was on the wall, with South struggling to set a 132 run target. McInerney managed an impres- sive 3/13 off his allotted overs for the victors with young Matt Walmsley-Pace chipping in with 2/21 off seven overs. In contrast North coasted to victory, in the end needing just 33 overs to finish the job. A 45 run partnership from Matthew McInerney and Jake Schultz set the win up. But Somerfield caused plenty of headaches for the openers, taking the first three wickets. McInerney managed 24 before being caught behind off Somerfield, Lewis went cheaply and Schultz was clean bowled by Somerfield after posting a solid 37.Somerfield finished with 3/23. Penola v West TWO century partnerships highlighted the Penola v West match at Penola High, with West s Nick Martin, (69) and Peter Hawthorne, (73) taking the bowling attack apart on their way to a 111 run opening stance and Kidman combining with Jase Bateman to post a 141 run partnership for Penola. All four found the boundary with ease and clearing the fence on several occasions. Five sixes from Martin and two from Hawthorne kept West in the hunt for victory and it needed every bit of that aggression to reach the huge 225 total posted by Penola on the back of a round- high 81 from Kidman. Kidman himself found the boundary with consummate ease before being run out. Jase Bateman chipped in with 57 while Michael McGurk kicked the innings off for Penola with a solid opening 34. Ryan Hosking managed to contain the Penola batting line up, posting 2/25 after his allotted overs, but Penola were unable to contain the rampant West line up, with Shane Stevens posting 32 and Ryan Hosking combining with Jason McCrae to finish unbeaten on 15 and 13 respectively. Brad Maney was the best with the ball for Penola with 2/49. Kidman said it was a batsman s day with the white ball coming onto the bat beautifully. He said while he was disap- pointed to have lost the match, he had to pay respect to the work of West, particularly Hawthorne s effort. "Hawthorne s innings was the best of the day I thought," he said. "The 141 between Bateman and myself was the biggest I recall since being at Penola. "It was disappointing to lose but we dropped a couple of half chances when needed to make the most of it. "But credit to West, they batted beautifully." Kalangadoo v Mil Lel KALANGADOO struggled with the bat in its match against Mil Lel, never looking like posting a big total. Nicholas Savage caused prob- lems for the batsmen, finishing with an impressive 3/20, with a run out also taking place while he had the ball. Only Sam Casey, (16) and Jakob Opie, (24) could reach double figures for Kalangadoo, leaving the bowlers with plenty of work to do to defend the meagre 103 total. Too many extras meant Kalangadoo were never going to bowl Mil Lel out, with 26 added to the overall score. For Mil Lel Mark Smith found the boundary on four occasions on his way to 36 before the final score had been reached. Kongorong v East KONGORONG set a solid 209 for East to chase on the back of a big 78 not out by Blackwell. He was well supported by Ben Hentschke who finished with 40. Richard Abley, 2/35 and Simon Golobiowski, 2/41 were the best with the ball for East. A strong opening partnership of 76 from Dwayne Holman, (29) and Aaron Schultz, (68) set the platform for East s run chase, but there was little to be excited about from there on. Tom O Connor managed 20 and Abley contributed 19 but a run of cheap wickets put paid to any victory. Adam Maidment, 3/31 and A. Lightbody, 3/41 were best with the ball for Kongorong. The competition now has a break while the Barber Shield kicks off before returning on November 16 in what should be an intriguing round. ON TARGET: South s Alex Hentschke seeks a gap in the North Gambier field. North stamps its authority SOLID BOWLING: North Gambier s Nick McInerney claimed 3/13 off his allotted overs during the match against South on Saturday. Pictures: KYRA SYKES One Day Cup ACKSON TREVOR email@example.com JA T tr GOOD GRAB: Tim Young took an impressive catch and claimed the first out for North Gambier during the second round of the One Day Cup series. ON POINT: South s Dave Somerfield plays the ball into space during the second round of the One Day Cup at Reidy Park on Saturday.
October 23rd 2013