• Jason Regan

Weekend results in Lower Yorke Peninsula Cricket

A last-ball thriller at Port Victoria and plenty of runs highlighted the weekends senior matches in Lower Yorke Peninsula cricket.


In the clash moved to Warooka the scheduled "home team" Stansbury made light work of the locals winning by an even 200 runs. Stansbury batted first and finished their 45 overs at 6 for 261. Smith and Harris brought up half-centuries for Stansbury with all of the top 6 pushing into the 20s or better.



In reply, Warooka was rolled for just 61 in the 31st over. Only Allen and Murdock made it to double figures with the bat while Harris topped off a great afternoon taking 5 for 16 with the ball.


At Maitland, the home side went down by just two wickets against the inform Eastern Districts.


Maitland batted first and finished their 45 overs at 8 for 175. Wakefield top-scored for Maitland with a run a ball 63 with Hickman best with the ball for Eastern Districts taking 4 for 26from 8 overs.


In reply, Eastern Districts Opener Goldsworth put his team in a winning position with a well made 86 from 93 balls. His team reached the target in the 37th over with just 2 wickets in hand.


At Yorketown Oval it was the visiting Minlaton recording their first win of the season.


Yorketown batted first and were bogged down for most of their innings. They eventually reached 8 for 122 from their 45 overs with Meyer top-scoring with 36. Rademacher was the pick of the disciplined bowling attack finishing with figures 4 for 27 from his 10 overs.


In reply Minlaton opener Newbold thrashed the bowling to all parts, top-scoring with 81 from just 58 deliveries. His side reached the target in the 26th over only losing two wickets.


At Port Victoria, the home team fell just 1 run shy of their first win of the season in a thriller against Corny Point.


Corney Point batted first and worked their way to 4 for 139 from their 45 overs. Opener Edwards anchored the Corny Point innings with a patient 52.


In reply Twelftree (45) had his side on track to reach the total but when he lost his wicket with the score at 104 the innings lost momentum. In a frantic final over, that included two run-outs, it was Corny Point claiming victory by just a single run.


THIS WEEKS MATCHES

Yorketown v Sunbury

Eastern District v Minlaton

Corny Point v Maitland

Port Victoria v Warooka

Stansbury has the Bye