AFTER claiming first innings points on day one of their match with Bay and Basin, Nowra will be keen to claim maximum points on day two at Lyrebird Park.
The hosts won the toss on day one and chose to bat first, reaching 145 before being all out in the 30th over.
Adam Watson and Joshua Fernie top scored for Nowra with 37 and 22 respectively, while Dre Howlett took 3/20 for Basin.
Dave Woods (2/16), Luke Harding (2/23) and Dave Foley (2/47) all claimed two wickets each for the Dolphins.
In response, only Harding (37) and Howlett (16) reached double figures, as the visitors were all out for 82 after 27.4 overs.
Shawn Higgins (5/43) was the chief destroyer for Nowra, while Anthea Collins chipped in with 3/11.
In their second innings, Nowra will resume at 2/38 on day two, with Fernie 27 not out.
At Zealand Oval, half centuries from James Dickinson (58) and Pat Griffin (52) steered Batemans Bay to 184 in their first innings against Berry-Shoalhaven Heads.
The pick of Berry's bowlers was Ryan Lord (4/23).
In reply, the Magpies are 0/20.
At Ray Aboud Oval, after being sent in, North Nowra-Cambewarra were all out for 83 thanks to 5/34 from Michael Blattner and 2/7 from Gary Evans.
In response, Bomaderry have already secured first innings points, reaching 4/189 at stumps on day one.
Leading the way with the willow were Brad Barnes (80 not out) and Mark Pritchard (55) while Angus Lowbridge took 2/39 for Norths.
The final match at the Thompson Street Sporting Complex saw Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemens (75) just claim first innings points against Sussex Inlet (68).
The bowlers were the stars of the day with Ex-Servos' John Guscott (4/16) and Sussex's Stephen Jones (6/19) both excelling with the red ball.