Results of day 1 of Round 6 of the Central Coast Cricket Association completed on Saturday:
Terrigal-Matcham 266 (Kyle James 58, Jaime Brien 39, Josh Bridge 35no, Nic Fagan 33, Scott Burkinshaw 4/45, Blair Lindsay 3/92) vs Lisarow-Ourimbah 0/0
Narara Wyoming 93 (Adam Taylor 7/26) & 0/1 vs The Entrance 72 (Lachie Gale 30no, James Smith 3/10, Kyle Jordan 3/13)
Northern Power 348 (Jeremy O’Connell 168, Zac Abel 62, Lance Keen 5/47, Mitch McNeilly 3/59) vs Warnervale 1/13
Brisbane Water 141 (Jordan Vilensky 45no, Michael Williams 3/22) vs Kincumber-Avoca 3/48 (Trent Scott 3/15)
Southern Spirit 105 (Mitchell Fiddock 34, Kaleb Daley 4/17, ) vs Wyong 2/144 (Oliver Thompson 49, Hayden Murphy 44no)
A blistering century from Northern Power’s Jeremy O’Connell and a seven wicket haul from The Entrance’s Adam Taylor were the individual highlights on day 1 of Round 6 of the Central Coast Cricket Association 1st Grade competition played Saturday.
After being sent into bat by Warnervale, Northern Power lost a wicket without a run on the board, however from that point on they dominated the day as O’Connell dispatched the Warnervale attack to all parts of the ground on his way to a magnificent 168, which included 25 fours. O’Connell received good support from Zac Abel who scored 62 as the Power finished with 348. Lance Keen was good with the ball for Warnervale finishing with five wickets whilst paceman Mitch McNeilly finished with 3. Warnervale had to face 10 overs before stumps however lost the wicket of Keen to Dave Molan to finish on 1/13 and with plenty of work to do.
It was an action packed day at Gavenlock Oval, with 20 wickets fell for 166 runs and Narara-Wyoming claiming first innings points over the previously unbeaten The Entrance team.
Winning the toss and electing to bat first, Narara-Wyoming were dismissed for just 93 runs as Taylor ripped through the Lions batting line up with his left arm spin. Narara-Wyoming put on 41 runs for the opening partnership before Taylor created carnage taking 7/26 off 18 overs in a magnificent spell of bowling. Opener Mark McLachlan top scored with 29.
The Narara-Wyoming innings was only the start of the drama as The Entrance batsmen, who have dominated so far this year, also struggled to the handle the Lions attack and with skipper Lochie Gale the only player to reach double figures (30not out), were bundled out for just 72, a deficit of 21 runs. Following on from his 6 wickets last week, James Smith was the most successful bowler claiming 3/10 however it was Kyle Jordan 3/13, McLachlan 2/33 and Kieran Lawson 1/7 who did the early damage. Narara-Wyoming will resume their second innings next week on 0/2.
A solid batting performance from Terrigal- Matcham saw them amass 266 runs against Lisarow-Ourimbah at Sohier Park.
Terrigal-Matcham were patient throughout the day making the Magpies earn every wicket before a last wicket of 74 between Jaime Brien 39 and Josh Bridge 35not out, saw them record a very competitive total. Earlier in the day Kyle James put together a well compiled 58 and Nic Fagan 33.
Lisarow-Ourimbah once again were made pay for dropped catches, Scott Burkinshaw 4/45 off 23 overs and Blair Lindsay 3/92 were the pick of the bowlers.
At Adcock Park, three late wickets to Trent Scott has kept Brisbane Water in the game against Kincumber Avoca.
Batting first Brisbane Water were dismissed for 141 with Jordan Vilensky the only batsmen to show resistance finishing unbeaten on 45. Michael Williams was Kincumber Avoca’s most successful bowler finishing with three wickets.
Chasing Brisbane Waters modest total Kincumber Avoca were cruising at 0/25 before Scott struck picking up three wickets to have the Griffens 3/48 at stumps.
Wyong Lakes have already claimed first innings points in their clash with Southern Spirit at Col Gooley Field.
Sending Southern Spirit into bat, the Wyong attack led by Kaleb Daley 4/26 and spinners Harrison Townsend and Adam Dufty (two wickets apiece) were able to dismiss the home side for just 105 runs. Mitchell Fiddock 34 and a late flurry from veteran, John Jewiss (29 not out) were the only batsmen to make a real contribution.
In reply Oliver Thompson, 69 and skipper Hayden Murphy 44not out ensured that Wyong had first innings points in the bag by stumps on day one.
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