BATEMANS Bay are zeroing in on first innings points at Lyrebird Park, after a strong day one showing against Nowra on Saturday.
The hosts won the toss and elected to bat first.
But only Shawn Higgins (33) and Lachland Butfield (22) reached double figures for Nowra, who were all out for 94 in the 39th over.
The 10 wickets for the Bay were shared between Michael Nikolajew (3/27), Pat Griffin (3/30), Mark Templeman (2/7) and James Dickinson (2/13).
In reply, the Bay only require another 19 runs to claim first innings points, after they reached 4/76 at stumps on day one – thanks to 48 from David West.
At Zealand Oval, Berry-Shoalhaven Heads have already claimed first innings points against North Nowra-Cambewarra.
After winning the toss, Norths were all out for 77, with Glenn Tyson (17 not out) top scoring – as Mal Windley (3/8) and Brad Page (2/11) did most of the damage for Berry.
In response, Berry finished day one at 4/122, thanks to Hugh Dobson (38), Richard Brain (33 not out) and Windley (31) – despite Tyson’s 2/2 for Norths.
At the Bomaderry Sports Complex, Bomaderry won the toss and elected to bat first against Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemens.
Mitchell Graham (81) and Brad Barnes (28) guided the Tigers to 9/208 despite tight bowling from Pardeep Nepi (2/29) and John Guscott (2/38).
At the Thompson Street Sporting Complex, Sussex Inlet are 1/40 chasing Bay and Basin’s total of 125 – with Matthew Capel (26) top scoring.
With the cherry, Aaron Pendl (3/7) and Mark Robson (3/19) both took three wickets for Sussex.