SHOALHAVEN Ex-Servicemens recorded their fourth win of the season on Saturday, when they claimed first innings points against Bomaderry.
In the opening round of the two-day format, the hosts at Bomaderry Oval batted first on day one and posted 185.
In reply, 79 from Hari Bhandari, 55 from Brandon Booth and 48 from John Bowern helped the visitors easily pass the target – eventually declaring at 7/291.
With the ball, both Anthony Johnston and Max Whelan took two wickets for Bomadery.
Bomaderry were again sent in, as Ex-Servos chased the outright win.
But the hosts held on, to finish at 6/113 at stumps – despite 3/27 from Shane Halliday.
At Lighthouse Oval, competition leaders Bay and Basin tied with Ulladulla United.
Standout performances for Basin in the match were Brad Miller (5/40) and Santino Battagliolo (46) while United were best served by Terry Dorrell (54) and Jed Silver, who took 5/33 in the first innings before backing it up with 2/38 in the second.
At the Bernie Regan Sporting Complex, North Nowra-Cambewarra suffered an outright loss to Berry-Shoalhaven Heads.
On day one, Norths made 126 before Berry just bettered their mark with 164 of their own.
Leading the way for the Magpies were Daniel Watson (42), Dylan Cosgrove (31) and Aaron Coutts-Smith (27), while Robert Haigh (3/40) and James (2/6) were Norths two best with the cherry.
In their second dig, Norths were rolled for 91, with Paul Davidson and Toby Huard both scoring 18.
Most of the damage was caused by Magpies duo Hugh Dobson (4/28) and Joe Rogers (3/17).
Needing 54 for the outright win, Berry reached the target (5/65) with five wickets to spare – with Kane Armstrong leading the way with 47 not out.
Robert Haigh added another two wickets to his collection in the second innings, with James Batson (1/18) and Tobias Hanger (1/22) also claiming scalps.
The final match of the round was won by Batemans Bay against Sussex Inlet at Hanging Rock.
On day one, the hosts posted the mammoth total of 291, thanks to half centuries by Anthony Mortimer (65) and Lachlan Paterson (59).
In reply, Sussex crumbled to be all out for just 85 – handing the hosts first innings points.
Jon Kingston (34) and Daniel Lea (28) were the only two Sussex batsmen to reach double figures while Brad Hancock (3/2), Mitchell Hockey (3/16) and Praveen Varghese (2/13) did most of the damage for the Bay.
After their lacklustre first innings, Sussex were forced to follow-on, as Bay chased the outright win.
But the visitors held on, to finished at 4/88 at stumps, with Jon Kingston again leading the way with 42.
Bay’s Brad Hancock took 1/7 from his six overs.