A GOOD team effort put Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemen's Club in a position to beat North Nowra Cambewarra on Saturday at Ray Aboud Oval.
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The Ex-Men in this Shoalhaven District Cricket Association fourth grade match made 124 runs in its innings and managed to dismiss Norths for 106 runs.
Luke Hopper’s innings was of vital importance for the Ex-Men and gave this side the inside running.
Hooper made an important 41 runs for the winners which included seven boundaries.
Bryce Goldfinch’s 21 runs with four boundaries was also a handy knock for the Ex-Men, while openers Warren Spinks and James Hancock made 14 runs apiece.
Patrick Adams, four wickets, and Mark Kemsley, three wickets, led the way with the ball for Norths.
Fighting knocks from Riley Sims and Luke Christensen kept Norths in the game but their efforts were in vain.
Sims made 30 runs with three boundaries and Christensen made 22 runs with two boundaries.
Luke Hopper and Emily Jaeger got three-wicket hauls for the Ex-Men.
Ulladulla United v Berry Shoalhaven Heads
Not even a match-high score of 83 runs from Michael McCarron was enough to lift Berry Shoalhaven Heads to victory over Ulladulla United on Saturday.
Berry, at West Ulladulla Sports Ground, made 8/139 in its innings but United was 1/143 at stumps and took the competition points.
McCarron was in dominant form for Berry and his score included eight boundaries and a six.
Greg Howarth and Darren Smith took two wickets apiece for United.
Alex Eggins and Andrew Robertson took control of things for United and both produced unbeaten knocks.
Eggins made 72 runs with 11 boundaries and Robertson 51 with five boundaries was not far behind.
Bomaderry forfeited to Batemans Bay in the other fourth grade match,
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