FIRST grade competition leader Bomaderry capitulated in its match against Nowra at Bomaderry Oval. After conceding first innings point on day one it is now scrambling to avoid an assault on outright points.
Winning the toss and electing to bat, the Tigers were unable to make any progress on the scoreboard as Nowra’s Rohan Hutchison cut through the batting line up on his way to a six wicket haul.
By the time Bomaderry’s opening batsman Jarryd Sue had posted just four runs, he had witnessed three batsmen at the opposite end return to the dressing sheds without score. Sue’s wicket fell for four and Bomaderry was scrambling for answers at 4/6.
When Nick Jennings was dismissed without score Hutchinson had claimed four ducks and Bomaderry was 5/10.
Captain Paul Sawkins became the first Bomaderry batsman to reach double figures before he became Hutchison fifth victim, caught by Matt Junk for 12.
It was left to number 11 Clayton Muller to give the scorers something to do, his 30 runs more than doubling the next highest score.
In reply Nowra reached Bomaderry’s first innings total to claim first inning points before batting through to stumps, finishing 5/103 from 29 overs.
Blake Munilla ended the day with bowling figures of 3/24 from five overs while Jordan Matthews claimed 2/11 from eight overs.