Armadale bowlers bring up stunning win over East Fremantle

Armadale bowlers bring up stunning win over East Fremantle

ARMADALE had a great day with the ball to defeat East Fremantle on Saturday, coming from a seemingly impossible position to win.

Armadale made 178 last weekend, while East Freo resumed from a commanding 0-42.

Three quick wickets got Armadale up and about at 3-56, but East Freo took control once more to be cruising at 3-107.

Armadale then ran through them, taking the final seven wickets for 35 as East Freo were rolled for 142.

Rhys Mackie took the honours with the ball, snaring 4-13 from 12 overs, while Damian Carroll took 4-32 from 17 and Chad Forsyth 2-49.

In the second dig Armadale were 2-36.

Third Grade fought brilliantly to avoid an outright defeat after only making 73 last week, with East Freo smacking 7-218 declared.

Nathan Duggan, Ainsley Noronha and Daniel Sawyer all took two wickets.

In reply Armadale had to bat out 57 overs and they did it superbly.

They were in all sorts of trouble at 5-48 with plenty of overs to go when Paul Edwards (22) and Joel Cumming (29) stood firm as Armadale finished on 8-97.

One Day A’s have had a solid win against Forrestdale after making 177 batting first.

Christian Furk made a sublime 48, while Raebern D’Sylva and Paul James both chipped in with 20.

In reply Forrestdale lost three quick wickets before getting back in the match.

They lost their last seven wickets rapidly as Paul James (3-10), James Gardner (2-28) and Ash Starling (2-28) all bowled well.

One Day C’s have had a great win against Kardinya, who batted first and made 123.

Mitch Marsh was the star, taking 4-24, while Earl Menezes snared 3-40 and Dean D’Sylva took 2-17.

In reply Armadale made 173. Michael Lansdowne (27), Stacey Barrett (25), Mitch Marsh (23) and Gavin Trethewey (23) all made handy contributions.

One Day E’s played Hilton, who could only manage 86 batting first.

Aiden Padua was the star, taking 3-11 off six, while Peter Smith took 2-17. Rhys Jones (1-7 off five) and Jimmy McClure (1-15 off eight) turned the screws.

In reply Dan McClure and Jim McClure both made 18 at the top of the order before Aiden Padua (42) and Peter Smith (50) took control as Armadale made 6-177.

One Day F’s have smashed Maddington, who could only manage 59 batting first.

Cam Gibb was the star taking 3-8 off seven, while Brett Mauer took 3-22. In reply Will Watson and Josh Pilkington completely dominated.

Watson batted the whole 35 overs for a sensational 108 not out.

Pilkington made a cavalier 55 and Jon Robins made 24 as Armadale made 3-221.