A CRAFTY hundred by Ulladulla United’s Tony Lavalle has given his team an advantage in their two-day match against North Nowra-Cambewarra.
Lavelle’s 100, which included 17 boundaries, paced United’s total of 247, along with contributions from Malcolm Granger (39) and Jon Kingston (25).
With the ball, the pick of the bowlers for Norths were Ryan Lowbridge (3/47) and Graham Lowbridge (2/46).
On day two of the match at Lighthouse Oval, Norths will resume at 2/63, with both James Batson (34 not out) and Angus Huard (22 not out) at the crease.
At Zealand Oval, the match between Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemens and Berry-Shoalhaven Heads looks set to be a nail-biter.
42 from Matthew Isackson guided the visitors to 119, despite Richard Ingle’s 5/19, before the hosts reached 8/111 at stumps.
Mal Windley’s 54 was the heart Berry’s innings, with Ex-Servos being led by Andrew Wilson’s 4/11.
On day two, the hosts need nine runs to claim first innings points while the visitors need two wickets.
The final match of the round was played at Hanging Rock between Batemans Bay and Culburra.
The hosts won the toss and elected to bat – finishing at 9/224 from their 71 overs in the middle.
Top scorers for the hosts were Tom Purcell (56), Arjun Regmi (52 not out) and Brendan Blackmore (38).
The pick of the bowlers for the visitors were Dre Howlett (three wickets) and Shaun Burton (two wickets).
Bomaderry have the bye in round 10 SDCA action.