IT was a successful weekend for the Bomaderry Cricket Club on the field, with both their first and fourth grade sides recording resounding wins, which will go a long way to securing home semi-finals.
Kinghorn Motors first grade: defeated Bay and Basin on first innings at Sanctuary Point Oval.
After posting 215 on day one, the Tigers restricted the Dolphins to 134 in their first innings.
The stars were Stu Jeffrey (5/54) and Michael Coulter (3/24) who made the Basin lose their last seven wickets for just 20 runs.
In their second innings, Bomaderry posted 71, with Matthew Hiriart (21) leading the way.
This collapse by Bomaderry gave the hosts a sniff of claiming the outright victory – needing 153 runs from nine overs.
With Basin chasing quick runs, Michael Coulter claimed six wickets in nine balls, including double hat-trick – as Basin ended at 6/70 at stumps.
The last Bomaderry bowler to take a double hat-trick in first grade was John Saville, against Kangaroo Valley in 1975-76.
Tiger of the match was Michael Coulter.
Ella Bache second grade: defeated by Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemens at Bomaderry Oval.
After Ex-Servos posted 239 in their first innings, the Tigers could only muster 138 in response – with Nick Jennings and Mark Bailey both scoring 27.
In their second innings, Bomaderry then declared at 9/177, led by Mark Bailey’s 66, in hope of claiming the outright win.
But Ex-Servos held on to be 0/34 at stumps.
Tiger of the match was Mark Bailey.
Kel Campbell third grade: had the bye.
Super Cellars fourth grade: defeated Bay and Basin on first innings and outright at Francis Ryan Reserve.
On day one, Basin posted 134 in their first innings, before the Tigers easily past their total (7/259 declared) thanks to a dominant 104 not out from opener Brad Ingram – an innings which included 10 boundaries and two sixes.
The Tigers then rolled Basin for 89 in their second innings, led by Garry Evans’ 5/27.
Tiger of the match was Brad Ingram.
Jaffa Images u16s: lost to North Nowra-Cambewarra Blues.
The Tigers won the toss and batted first, managing to score 4/116.
Jacob Higgins top scored with 30, as John Ulrick (23) and Joel Ellery (21) also pitched in.
In return, Norths chased down the runs in 22 overs for a score of 5/120, with Joel Ellery taking 2/19.
Bomaderry Bowling Club u12s: had the bye.
Precision Dent Removals u11s: lost to Berry-Shoalhaven Heads Black.
The Tigers went down 5/184 to 10/86, with the stars being Jack Woods (16), Beau Lynch, Casey Lalor and Toni Anning, who all took one wicket.
On Sunday, the Tigers play Norths in the T20 final at Bomadery Oval.