THE Shoalhaven under 16s side suffered two Twenty20 defeats on Sunday, during their Greater Illawarra Zone Inter Association competition.
Playing at the Bernie Regan Sports Complex, Shoalhaven's first loss came against South Coast.
After sending in their rivals, South Coast made 2/145 from their 20 overs, thanks to an unbeaten 81 from Liam Mackrell.
Shoalhaven's two wickets were claimed by Hyeon Parsons (1/19) and Mitchell Downey (1/26).
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In reply, the hosts were restricted to 9/60 - with only Jack Walsh (19) and Lachlan Malcolm (10) reaching double figures.
Tight bowling Byron Lawler (2/11), Mitchell Constantinou (2/14) and Isaac Kay (2/15) secured South Coast the 85-run win.
Later that afternoon, Shoalhaven took on Illawarra at the same venue and were sent in by the visitors.
Yet again, only two batsmen; Riley Sims (17) and Alec Dobson (14) offered any resistance, as the hosts were all out for 74 after 19.3 overs.
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Bailey Leadbitter (2/1), Rhys Cattle (2/9) and Nate Ruddock (2/10) all finished with two scalps each.
An unbeaten 24 from Andy Magennis was enough to steer Illawarra to 6/76 in the 17th over - despite Malcolm's 3/8 for Shoalhaven.
The other two wicket-takers for the hosts were Josh Vanzetti (1/10) and Cooper Bramley (1/16).
Shoalhaven, who now sits in third with a 2-3 record, next face Highlands on December 1 at Tom (Scout) Willoughby Oval, from 2.30pm - with South Coast taking on Illawarra beforehand at 10am.