Cricket: Armadale hoping for better luck after tough weekend

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ARMADALE had a tough weekend with only one team having any success.

1st grade were chasing Thornlie’s 276 and got off to a bright start thanks to Rylan Arms (36) and Anton Bickley (23) as they reached 1-59. Jake Forsyth then made a well compiled 36 as the game was well balanced at 3-114.

Yet Armadale collapsed and despite Will Hunt making a solid 28, no one else stood up as Armadale were dismissed for 169.

In the second innings Thornlie made 3-108 as Mark Rice snared 2-6 off 5 tight overs.

Win next game and Armadale will make finals.

3rd grade had a game to forget after making 31 last week.

Kardinya made a blazing 4-369 before declaring.

Micky Julien was the pick of the bowlers with 1-23.

In the second dig, Armadale started brightly as Alex Tatarynowicz (23) and Dan Sawyer (18) batted well at the top as they reached 0-42.

Thereafter it was all downhill and Armadale were rolled for 72.

One Day A’s played Cannington who won the toss and bowled. It proved to be a masterstroke as Armadale crumbled to be 3-5.

Oswin D’Sylva chipped in with a handy 28, but Armadale fell to 7-73.

Skipper Raebern D’Sylva then made a fighting 35no to enable a score of 123.

In reply Armadale came out firing as Cannington were reduced to 6-56.

They regrouped however and ended up with a score of 8-161.

Ask Starling led the way with 3-22, while Paul James (2-10 off 8) and Kim Hunt (2-13 off 8) were superb.

One Day C’s have gone down to East Fremantle to end their finals run.

East Freo batted first and were rolled for 119.

Haydon Wilson was superb with the ball to snare 4-17, while Brett Mauer took a sneaky 2-11.

In reply Armadale never got going and were 6-34 at one stage.

They chipped away and came close, making 99 thanks to Brett Mauer who made 18.

One Day E’s have had a good win against Hilton who batted first.

Brian Davey (2-26) and Rhett Jones (2-26) bowled well early as Hilton were reduced to 6-104, but recovered to post a competitive 7-172.

Early wickets saw Armadale on the back foot before Gene Aldridge took control.

He made a superb 83, as Armadale reached a nervous 5-152, before Dave Armstrong (46no) and Peter Smith (32) put the finishing touches on to see Armadale home at 8-258.

One Day F’s fell to Maddington in a great game of cricket.

Maddington batted first and made 6-177, with Cam Gibb leading the way with the ball, snaring 4-32.

Cheyenne Cavanagh (50) and Rob Goscombe (41) batted well in reply, before Cam Gibb chipped in with 22no, but the run rate was too much as Armadale finished on 4-157.