Bootsma gets team off to good start

Armadale had Hilton 4-53 after a good spell by Brad Bootsma (2-12 off six overs).

Hilton then got on top and was looking good at 4-124, but a great team bowling effort had Hilton lose its last six wickets for 56.

Davey Thomason led the way, taking 4-53. He was well supported by Damian Carroll who took 2-37 off 18.

Paul James toiled away with no luck, with only 21 scored off his 15 overs. In reply Armadale was 1-14.

Third grade’s game against Hilton is delicately poised after Hilton won the toss and batted.

Nick Macek (2-31) had the team on the back foot after two early strikes, but then Hilton got on top to be 2-86. Ainsley Noronha snared 5-20, and David Drew took 3-39 to bundle Hilton out for 136. In reply, Armadale was 3-40.

Sixth grade started well after batting first, also against Hilton.

Sky O’Brien (31) and Michael Julien (30) got off to a great start before Joel Cumming took over.

Cumming scored 67 before ending up with a score of 195.

In reply, Hilton was 3-39.

One Day As had a sensational win against top team Southern River, which won the toss and batted.

A couple of early strikes by Kalon Fabbro (2-36) had Southern River on the back foot, but it got back on top to be 2-90.

The last eight wickets fell for 61 as Vijay Kumar (2-22), Jack Woollard (2-23) and Rohan D’Sylva (2-26) cut through the batting line-up.

Raebern D’Sylva completed two run-outs to end the Southern River innings at 151.

Armadale lost two early wickets before Waqas Khan (37) and Oswin D’Sylva (20) steadied the ship to 2-63.

Armadale then lost 6-57, and was in deep trouble at 9-140 after Vijay Kumar made 24.

But Simon Jepsen made 59no and was supported by Malcolm Woollard as the last pair put on 41 to win the game with 181.

One Day Cs had a great win against CBC, who batted first and were rolled for 109.

Armadale was at 4-45 and 6-91 before Mark Patterson made a 40 to steer Armadale to safety with 147.

One Day Ds had a tough day against Thornlie, which made 3-261 batting first. In reply Armadale could only manage 109.