Mixed fortunes for Tigers in junior finals

THIS week spelled the end for the club’s juniors with the u16s taking the crown, while the u11s went down in a tough grand final on Sunday. Meanwhile on the senior front, three of their teams secured finals spots - however all will be praying for good weather over the weekend.

Kinghorn Motors first grade grade - lost to Berry-Shoalhaven Heads by 59 runs. Despite a fast start by Berry, Justin Ganderton (3/27), Jarryd Sue (2/7) and Stu Jeffrey (3/27) restricted the visitors to 172. In response, only Sam Bagnall (43) offered any real resistance, as the Tigers were all out for 113. Bomaderry will now need to win away from home against Nowra to progress to the grand final. Tiger of the match - Justin Ganderton

Bomaderry Post Office Tigers second grade – won by one wicket. Bomaderry performed well with the ball, restricting Berry to 8/141 from their 40 overs. In response, despite a slow start, Travis Roth (40) steadied the ship and guided the team to the total of 9/117, with the help of TOTM Anthony Johnston (26). The win secured a finals birth, with the team finishing third and set to play Berry again, this time at Bomaderry Oval.

Kel Campbell Tigers third grade – lost by six wickets. It was a disappointing way to end the season for a team that brimmed with talent, as they fell short of the mark with the bat, being bowled out for 94. 

Kiteleys Roofing Tigers fourth grade – won by two runs. The father/son team scraped home for a win and a spot in the top four by the skin of their teeth. After the boys set the low total of 107, thanks to 35 from Steven Wallace, they restricted Berry to 9/105 from their 40 overs. They now play Nowra at the Added Area. Tiger of the match was Max Whelan

Jaffa Images u16s - won their grand final against Batemans Bay. Bay batted first on Saturday and were restricted to 9/109 with Max Whelen being the pick of the bowlers taking 2/8 off 5 overs. In reply, Ryan Henry (53) and Max Lans (65) got stuck in and managed to get the total only one down.

Bomaderry Bowling Club u11s – couldn't match the performance of the 16s going down in a tight game against the Bay. Bay abtted first and managed 9/144 for a net total of 123 despite Elijah Guyatt’s 2/10. In reply, the Tigers fell short, managing 9/112 for a net total of 94 – with Guyatt (16) and Jeb Brownhill (14) top scoring.

At the SDJCA presentation on Sunday, club award recipients were Chantelle Downey (joint winner of female cricketer of the year) and Jackson Ingram (u11 district all-rounder with 480 runs, 16 wickets, two catches and 12 run outs. Ingram, a fourth generation Tiger, also won the district aggregate for u11s with 78 points. 

WELL DESERVED: Bomaderry Tigers under 11s star Jackson Ingram celebrates a wicket during his team's grand final against Batemans Bay at the weekend. Photo: DAMIAN McGILL

WELL DESERVED: Bomaderry Tigers under 11s star Jackson Ingram celebrates a wicket during his team's grand final against Batemans Bay at the weekend. Photo: DAMIAN McGILL

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