The imposing total North Nowra Cambewarra Maroons put on the scoreboard against Ulladulla United proved to be unreachable on Saturday.
The Maroons made 6/169 in this Shoalhaven District Junior Cricket Association under 16s match at Lighthouse Oval and then bowled United out for 109 runs.
Harrison Graham 42 runs, Matthew Moodley 28 runs, Patrick Adams 25 runs and Marley Arthur 21 runs all struck the ball hard for Norths.
Alex Parsons and Patrick, in the field, took two wickets for Norths.
North Nowra Cambewarra Blues v Bomaderry/Ex-Servicemens
Bomaderry/Ex-Servicemens would had like to had put more than 4/116 runs on the scoreboard against North Nowra Cambewarra Blues at Bernie Regan Oval.
The Blues won the match with 5/120.
Jacob Higgins 30 runs, John Ulrick 23 runs, Joel Ellery 21 runs and Lorcan Edwards-Villalta 10 runs led the way for Exservos/Bomaderry with the bat.
Troy Sweet took two wickets for Norths.
Toby Huard 45 runs and Jack Walsh 20 runs guided Norths to victory.
Luke Jones led Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemen’s to victory over North Nowra Cambewarra Blues on Saturday at Ray Aboud Oval.
Luke, in this under 14s Shoalhaven District Junior Cricket Association match, made 47 runs with three sixes and three boundaries.
Exservos made 8/196 and in reply the Blues reached 85 runs at stumps.
Tim Hopkins 19 runs, Matthew Spinks 15 runs and Kyeden Booth 13 runs also scored freely for Exservos.
Lachlan Almond led the way with the ball for the Blues and took two wickets and he was also his team’s top scorer with 21 runs, while Ian Hearne made 12 runs.
Sam Parkinson took two wickets for Exservos.
Ulladulla United v Berry Shoalhaven Heads
Ulladulla United and Berry Shoalhaven Heads produced a competitive match on Saturday at Ulladulla Sports Park.
United made 7/100 in its innings and in reply Berry was 2/101 at stumps.
Drew Ramsden 27 runs and Lachlan Barr 22 runs made sure United put a competitive score on the board.
Callum Johnson and Harry McAlister took two wickets apiece for Berry.
Christian Page 27 runs, Alec Dobson 21 runs and Tom Fletcher 14 runs batted Berry to victory.
Batemans Bay v North Nowra Cambewarra Maroons
Batemans Bay and North Nowra Cambewarra Maroons produced the match of the round at Hanging Rock Oval.
The Bay batted first, made 2/134 and the Maroons went close with its 112 runs.
Lachlan Malcolm produced a stylish 40 runs for the Bay and received great support from Joshua Vanzetti 22 runs and Jed Salmon 21 runs.
An aggressive Riley Sims innings of 44 runs, with seven boundaries, had the Maroons headed in the right direction and Levi Webber 33 runs with three boundaries and a six also fired up.
Joshua capped off a great match for the Bay by taking four wickets.
It was a low-scoring thriller when Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemens and Bay and Basin clashed at Lyrebird Sports Park on Saturday.
Exservos made 9/68 in its innings and the Basin just got home 7/71.
Matthew Higham was strong with the bat for Exservos and made 23 runs with four boundaries.
Daniel Hylton-Cummins did well with the ball for the Basin and took two wickets.
Daniel’s 13 runs was also a vital innings for the Basin.
Allira Smith took three wickets for Exservos in a strong attacking effort.
Ulladulla United v Shoalhaven Heads Berry
Ulladulla United and Shoalhaven Heads Berry also turned out a close match when they played at the Milton Showground.
Berry made 6/70 in its innings and United got the competition points with 8/77.
Matthew Page top scored for Berry with 14 runs, while William Kingston took two wickets for United.
Ben Clough was the leading run-maker for United with 15 runs, while Henry Adams took two wickets for Berry.
Batemans Bay v North Nowra Cambewarra
It was a day to make runs when Batemans Bay and North Nowra Cambewarra clashed at Surfside Main Oval.
Norths made 5/104 runs and the Bay went two runs better with 5/107.
Lucas Zerafa 28 runs and Samuel Neri 25 runs played powerfully for Norths in the middle order.
Jackson Riley took two crucial wickets for the Bay.
Matthew Cox 20 runs, Luke Gallen 16 runs and James Mcmillan Bartlett 15 runs made sure the Bay reached the target it needed.
Harrison Wood took two wickets for Norths
Once again the Stage One non-competitive teams played many great matches.