WACA Premier Cricket: Centurions turn defeat into victory

Jaron Morgan.
Jaron Morgan.

JOONDALUP will look to return to the WACA Premier Cricket top six in the upcoming round after scoring a remarkable come-from-behind win over Bayswater-Morley on Saturday.

The reigning premiers managed to turn a first innings defeat into an outright victory at Hillcrest Oval.

Resuming at 2-21, the Centurions were rolled for just 103 chasing 191, with Josh Inglis unbeaten on 61.

But the visitors retained a positive attitude despite the first innings loss, disposing of the Bears in their second innings for just 59.

Leg spinner Ty Hopes found his best form of the season, taking 5-16.

As a result, Joondalup required 147 for victory from 30 overs for an unlikely win.

WA rookie Jaron Morgan guided the side home with 81 from 87 balls to complete a famous triumph by five wickets in the 29th over.

Joondalup faces Mt Lawley at Iluka this weekend.