IT was a nice way to start the Shoalhaven Junior District Association’s under 12s season for all teams over the past two weekends.
After setting Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemen’s a total of 112 runs to chase at Bomaderry Oval, Berry Shoalhaven Heads went onto record victory.
Ex-Servos will improve as the season progresses but on Saturday could only manage 60 runs.
Matthew Higham produced a lone hand with bat and produced a brilliant 22 run effort.
Tom Fletcher and Jasper Arnold bagged two wickets each for Berry.
Berry had another bat and at stumps was 4/37 with Joshua Weakley making 16 runs.
Nowra Green v Ulladulla United at the Added Area
An impressive 92 run effort from Tara Rudd was the highlight of Ulladulla United’s victory over Nowra Green at the Added Area.
Chasing the Green’s 145 runs total, Ulladulla turned on a batting master-class and made 8/250 to get the winning points.
Tara’s great innings included 14 powerful boundaries and Harrison Fairs with 26 runs also looked good with the bat.
Mitchell Downey, Lachlan Almond and Rohan Beavan each took two wickets for the Greens.
Batemans Bay v North Nowra Cambewarra Maroons
Batemans Bay and North Nowra Cambewarra Maroons concluded what was a pretty close match on Saturday at Surfside Main Number Two Oval on Saturday.
The Bay, the week before, made 156 runs in its innings, and on Saturday Norths made 108 runs.
Lucas Zerafa led the way with the bat for Norths and his 18 runs included two boundaries, while Samuel Neri also hit two fours in making 16 runs and Micah Edwards batted well to reach 15 runs.
James McMillan helped bowl the Bay to victory with three wickets and Mark Tuckwell grabbed two.
North Nowra Cambewarra Blues v Nowra White
North Nowra Cambewarra Blues saved the best to last to notch up victory over Nowra White at Bernie Regan Number Two Oval.
Norths, chasing 121 runs for victory, made 4/163 runs thanks largely to its lower order batsmen Daniel Morrison and Jaih Waltho.
Daniel blasted 20 runs and Jaih was not too far behind with 19 runs.
No bowling details for the Whites were available to use.