Great first round for cricket comp

Kobe Allison at the bat

Last season’s champs, The Entrance, defeated Lisarow Ourimbah in the first round of the Diggers at The Entrance 1st Grade Men’s Two Day Cricket Competition on October 14.

The Entrance won both innings, ending with a total of 285 runs, with batters Simon Keen 116 and Kobe Allison 101 top contributors.

Warnervale was defeated by Kincumber Avoca with Bailey Lindgard scoring 106 and Sean Robertson 55.

Kincumber declared at 9/289 putting Warnervale back into bat but without being able to secure the outright win, they left Warnervale at 7/66 at the end of Day 2.

Northern Power took home a win with Southern Spirit falling just 25 runs short.

Chris Archer took 6/107 off 33 overs.

Daniel Friend top scored at 73 along with Liam O’Farrell with 68.

Narara Wyoming took home the first innings on Day 1 but the tables turned on Day 2 with Terrigal Matcham securing the second innings.

Narara Wyoming were all out for 120 with the help of Josh Bridge (4/26 off 21 overs).

The pick of the batters in Terrigal’s second innings was international recruit Riecko Parker-Coles on 46*.

Terrigal was able to take the win ending the day on 6/136.

Wyong declared their innings on Day 1 at 9/256 putting Brisbane Water in to bat on Day 2.

A close battle saw Brisbane Water fall just short by seven runs with Jacob McCormick making 66.

There was some outstanding bowling from Wyong bowler Jack Harris, who took 4/53 off 16 overs.

Round 2 of the Ibis Styles The Entrance 1st Grade Women’s Competition went ahead with some high scoring teams.

Lisarow Ourimbah 7/133 defeated Kincumber Avoca 6/100.

Lisarow’s top scorer Jaaniya Shah put on 69 off 44.

Sophie McCrae from Kincumber Avoca took 2/12.

Northern Power Orange 3/207 defeated Northern Power White 6/138.

Top batters for Northern Power Orange were Rebecca Callan who retired at 57 as well as Crystal Osborne at 57.

Sharnie Kent fought hard with 43* as well as Sarah Abel 37*.

Narara Terrigal 5/122 defeated The Entrance 9/79.

Alex Bobbi Smith retired on 39 and bowler Ella Davidson took 4/12 off four overs.

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