MIDLAND-Guildford remains in the bottom four after falling short in its run chase against Perth in Premier Cricket at Fletcher Park on Saturday.
The Monkey Towners fell short in pursuit of 7-342 in round five, with the Perth total a bridge too far.
Pat Butler was a shining light throughout the day, making 45 not out with the bat, before taking two wickets in the second innings, all in his first game.
Keaton Critchell was solid for his 30 runs, however his side was eventually dismissed for 201.
Perth batted again and posted 3-187, with Jake Snadden plundering the Midland-Guildford attack for a quick fire century.
Midland-Guildford has one win from five rounds to sit 13th.