BATEMANS Bay have sent a message to the rest of the competition by thumping Bomaderry on Saturday.
The hosts at Hanging Rock set up their first innings and outright win on day one, when they posted 230.
In reply, Bomaderry struggled in both of their innings – first falling for 79 before being all out for 39, after being forced to follow-on.
During the two innings, Paul Cullen and Daniel Smith took four wickets each, while Mark Templeman claimed three.
At Zealand Oval, Berry-Shoalhaven Heads won on first innings against Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemens.
The hosts first posted 8/316 before restricting Ex-Servos to 209 – despite Scott McCurdy’s 80.
Ewen Porteous (3/42), Brad Page (2/16) and Michael Troy (2/36) were the chief destroyers for Berry.
At Ray Aboud Oval, North Nowra-Cambewarra defeated Bay and Basin on first innings.
After Marley Arthur’s 102 helped Norths post 232, the hosts rolled Basin for 110, despite Matthew Capel scoring 43.
With the cherry, Graham Lowbridge (3/21), Angus Lowbridge (2/8) and Blake Dixon (2/21) starred for Norths.
The hosts then forced Basin to follow-on, with the Dolphins finishing day two at 7/142, with Capel again top scoring with 57.
Dixon (4/15) added four wickets to his tally in the second innings for Norths.
Finally, 126 from Damien Etherington and 4/32 from Aaron Turner has helped Nowra (260) defeat Sussex Inlet (106) at the Thompson Street Sporting Complex.
For the hosts, Jake Westley was the lone bright point, with him scoring 67 – being the only batsmen to reach double figures.