NORTH Nowra Cambewarra Blues continued on its winning way in the under 10s competition with a 37-run win over Berry-Shoalhaven Heads at Nowra High School.
Berry won the toss and elected to field.
Some accurate bowling from the Berry kept the Blues under control for the most part, before some big hitting from Marley Arthur (21) and Levi Webber (16) pushed the home side’s score to 6/122. Ollie Muller was the pick of the Berry bowlers with 2/10 of three overs and Cooper Bramley took 1/3.
Bramley (14) got Berry off to a good start, but the Magpies struggled to find runs.
Jasper Leung (12) and Jack Hinkley (8) helped Berry to 10/85.
Emily Buringa did the damage with 2/12 and Levi Webber claimed 1/6.
Ulladulla United was just too powerful for Nowra on Saturday when the teams played at the Added Area.
Ulladulla won the toss and sent Nowra into the field.
Ulladulla struggled early to get runs in the board, but their fourth and fifth order batsmen Jay Ramsden (18) and Blake Halls (17) provided the boost they needed.
Ulladulla’s bottom orderof Darcy Hayter (13), Drew Ramsden (18), Casey Dorell (14) and Dal Hall (12) helped steer their team to 3/156 at the change of innings.
Best with the ball for Nowra was Lachlan Davis (1/4), with Ian Herne claiming two run outs.
Despite being well up to the challenge, the Nowra batsmen could not match the run rate of Ulladulla, finishing their innings at 8/67.
Over at Drexel Park, Batemans Bay won the toss and elected to bat first, sending North Nowra-Cambewarra Maroons in to bat.
A strong effort by the Batemans Bay batsmen saw them finish 4/149 at the end of the 25 overs.
The Maroons stepped up to the crease and put up a strong fight, but finished their innings at 11/110, 39 runs short of a win.