Bootsma’s 75 all in vain

East Fremantle batted first and Damian Carroll (2-64) snared an early wicket before East Freo batsmen ran rampant, scoring 7-241.

Rhys Jones was the pick of the bowlers, with 3-41. In reply Armadale got off to a good start thanks to Rhys Jones (31), before Brad Bootsma played a great hand with a fine 75.

But Armadale could only manage 9-189.

Third grade had a great win against East Fremantle after batting first.

Michael Brown (40) and Dave Drew (35) got off to a great start before Carl Inness (64no) and Harley Papalia (46) batted superbly to post a solid 4-204.

In reply, East Freo crumbled to 6-45.

Nick Macek (3-59) and Alex Cumming (2-30) bowled brilliantly. Carl Inness also bowled a handy eight overs for 1-22.

East Freo stormed back into the game with a rapid 140-run partnership, but two late wickets stalled their momentum and they fell just short at 8-197.

Sixth grade beat the SJ Blues after batting first.

Mick Julien (31) got off to a good start, before Gene Aldridge (42) and Rowan Mullane (44no) got going in the middle order to enable a handy 6-172.

In reply, a great first spell by James Ogden (3-10 off eight overs) gave Armadale the upper hand before Stacey Barrett completely ran through them with 5-29.

Sumit Kumar also snared 2-15 as SJ were bundled out for 69.

The One Day A team had a cracking win against Cockburn after making 163 batting first.

Gursharn Singh made 26 at the top of the order, but Armadale then got into trouble at 4-54 before Oswin D’Sylva (37) and Mark Patterson (32) got things going.

In reply, Cockburn were in deep trouble at 4-43 after Simon Jepson’s great spell (3-26), but then turned things around to be cruising at 4-124.

Vijay Kumar then turned the game with a fine spell of 3-21, while Varinderpal Singh took 2-18 as Cockburn lost their last six wickets for 24 to be all out for 148.

The One Day C side and One Day Es won on forfeit.

The One Day D team lost to Thornlie. Armadale batted first and made 137, with Peter Smith top scoring with 49.

In reply, Thornlie dominated in making 280. Pete Smith starred, snaring 5-26.