Bundy teams have upper hand
BUNDABERG enjoyed a strong weekend in the Fraser Coast/Bundaberg cricket competition at the weekend, while Fraser Coast teams struggled.
Across the Waves left the Mariners in their wake, handling the wet and difficult conditions at Keith Dunne Oval better than the Hervey Bay team.
ATW lost the toss and was sent in to bat but was able to make 190 runs despite batting on a wet wicket.
The Mariners were not as lucky and were bowled out for 60. ATW’s spinners did much of the damage, taking seven wickets between them.
“We got hammered,” Jeff Kangur, from the Mariners, said yesterday.
“ATW handled the conditions better than us.”
Kangur said 190 seemed like a gettable total but it proved out of reach of the Mariners.
The Cavaliers were upset by Country Wests.
Wests won the toss, elected to bat and were all out for 166 in 29.1 overs.
The Cavaliers were sluggish in reply and were all out for 137 in 33 overs.
Past Grammars was the only Fraser Coast team able to notch a win against the Bundaberg teams at the weekend, defeating Bundaberg Norths in their match in the Rum City.
Past Grammars finished with 210 from their overs, while Norths were all out for 114 in reply.
Jason Pailthrope was the best of the bowlers for Past Grammars, taking three wickets for just five runs.
Richard Sharman top-scored for Norths with 36 runs.
Alex Beatty was the best with the bat for Past Grammars, scoring 53 runs.
Damian O’Neall was the best bowler for Norths, taking three wickets for 45 runs.
In the all-Hervey Bay clash in Maryborough, the Bushrangers took on Australs at the Ariadne Street grounds.
The Bushrangers won the clash, finishing 6-184 from 40 overs, while Australs were all out for 93.
Bushrangers captain Bradley Quinn top-scored for his team with 49 runs, while Dean Challacombe showed his skill with the ball for Australs, taking three wickets for 25 runs.
Troy Beckton also impressed, with three wickets for 33 runs.
Challacombe also top-scored for Australs with 22.
Bushrangers bowler Shane Muller did the damage with the ball, taking five wickets for 15 runs.