Sawtell bowler Josh Corlis comes thundering in to bowl during the under-13 junior cricket match against Colts at Jetty Oval.
Sawtell bowler Josh Corlis comes thundering in to bowl during the under-13 junior cricket match against Colts at Jetty Oval.

Tailenders fight hard



UNDER 13

Nth District Rebels v Diggers Demons (9/114).

The Rebels bowled extremely well to have the Demons 9/43 after 24 overs.

Notable contributions came from Harmet Shetra (3/17) and Ryan Hopkins (2/5).

However, a heroic last wicket unbroken partnership of 71 runs, from AJ Milan (32 no) and Daniel Law (12 no) have the Rebels chasing 115 for victory next week.

The fantastic partnership featured both batsman showing great determination and concentration to keep their wickets intact.

Sawtell 2 (90) v Diggers Tornadoes (1/14).

A strong third wicket partnership of 32 between Michael Oates (30) and Izaac Hillery (14) has Sawtell hopeful of a good result against a strong Diggers team next week.

Bowling for Diggers saw some excellent performances by Sam Anderson (4/11) and Jordan Symonds (2/13).

PBBC Colts 2 (6/65) v Sawtell 1 (9/52)

The PBBC Colts batted first and after a slow start, a good partnership between Ramstadius (14) and Yacoub (15no) helped a recovery.

Sawtell were best served in the bowling department by Matt Sollart (2/3) and Jacob Corlis (1/10).

In reply a great innings from Tyler Clayton (15) for Sawtell assisted by Josh Lloyd (8), kept the game interesting to the end.

PBBC Colts 1 (47) v Nana Glen (4/96)

The PBBC Colts batted first to post a total of 47 after a fine innings from Dean Slattery (12).

Tight bowling for Nana Glen came from Martin Kelleher (2/3) and Ben Gentle (2/5).

In reply Nana Glen are in a strong position at 4/96, after contributions from Martin Kelleher (25 ret) and Ben Gentle (18 no).

Best bowling for the PBBC Colts came from Luke Flanagan (1/4).

UNDER 15

Diggers Hurricanes (183) v Sawtell 2

In the first of a two day game, Diggers Hurricanes got off to a poor start before a middle order revival lead by Ben Miller (17) and Josh Rayner (51) corrected the situation.

Further contributions from Jack Fuller (16), Scott Mainey (44) and Sam Turner (12 no) made for a decent score of 183.

Running between wickets was excellent which contributed to the total.

Sawtell tried hard all day with Rhys Watson (3/14) and Chris Burley (2/23) the best performers.

Sawtell 1 (43) v PBBC Colts (7/75)

On a day when the bowlers dominated, the PBBC Colts have a first innings lead by virtue of some excellent bowling performances from Will Franklin (2/5), Kai Constable (2/10), Mal Cowan (2/6) and Snowy Hinton (2/0) to limit Sawtell to a total of 43.

In reply Sawtell had the Colts at 5-20 after 10 overs, before a partnership of 41 between Dane Atkinson (29) and Snowy Hinton (15) righted the ship.

Great bowling for Sawtell came from Tyson Nelson (2/2) and Daniel Crossley (2/6), in a good all round team fielding display.

Alec Duly (11 no) and Scott Johnson (0 no) resume for the PBBC Colts next week.

UNDER 11

PBBC Colts (3/80) v Nth District Rebels (53).

A total of 53 posted by the Rebels with Louis Tierney (11), Adrian Wares (4 no) and Dean McCann (4) featuring.

In reply the PBBC Colts are 3/80 with bowling from the Rebels coming from Jack Laverty (1/3), Kyle Williams (1/15) and Matt Arnold (1/8).

UNDER 10

West Coffs 2 (Ave 3.23) v West Coffs 1 (Ave 7.14).

A great team effort.

After scoring a small total of 5/50 against the bowling of West Coffs 2, West Coffs 1 displayed a really good attitude in applying themselves to restrict the batting opponents.

Team fielding was outstanding, with seven catches and 2 run outs contributing to 12 dismissals for on 42 runs.

Ever reliable Dillon along with James each took three catches, while all team members fielded and bowled enthusiastically throughout.

For West Coffs 2 Brodie Ward (six runs), James Corcoran (1/2), Timothy Newans (1/8) and Harry Stanton (1/3) require mentioning.

For West Coffs 1 Nathan Gett (eight runs and 2/2), Damon Rootes (2/1), James Leonard (2/5 and two run outs) and Josh Wear (2/7) played well.

Sawtell (8/89) v Nth District Rebels East (9/75).

For Sawtell Tom Hewitt claimed 4 wickets and scored 6 runs.

Richie Tidswell bowled very accurately, took a great catch and displayed great sportsmanship.

For the Rebels Kalani Brinkmeir scored 11 runs, hitting the only four of the day.

Kai Noonan took two wickets for three runs.

A good game to end the year and a very merry Christmas from the Sawtell Sloggers.



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