WA Premier Cricket: Wanneroo avoids wooden spoon

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IT was unlikely to be much of a consolation prize for Wanneroo in a disappointing year.

But a strong victory over Bayswater Morley in the Roos’ final game of the season ensured they escaped the WA Premier Cricket wooden spoon.

Wanneroo skittled the Bears for just 134 in the one-day match at Hillcrest Lower Oval, before easily passing the score for an eight-wicket win on Saturday.

Mathew Dzodzos was the pick of the Roos’ bowlers with 3-24. Jacob Johnston (50) and Matt Spoors (51) were best with the bat.

The Roos finished the season in 15th place, one above bottom-placed Midland-Guildford.

Their obvious season highlight was winning the T20 title, but they could not replicate that success in the two-day competition.

They’ll be proud to have taken the biggest scalp of the season, however, in defeating league leader Claremont-Nedlands in a bottom-vs-top boilover in round 11.