A GRADE CRICKET
Port Neill and Lock
LOCK won the toss and chose to bat. It was set to be a high pressure game between the two winless sides.
A sharpcatch from A. Masters in slip, off of Davey bowling, saw T. Reynolds back in the shed for one.
This got the home side off to a good start.
Lock was unable to get on top of the bowling from then on.
With the score on 34, Alex Rattery and D.Hannemanncombined to send Ty Habner on his way for eight.
One run later Justin Beard was also dismissed, falling to a catch by Cooper Llewelyn off Cort Duncan`s bowling.
This saw Lock sitting at 3/35.
Siebert and Guy Morton then tried to steady the ship with a stand of 41, but then three middle order wickets fell without addition to the score.
Morton fall to some good bowling from T. Masters.
R. Siebert fell straight after drinks as did T. Polkinghorne taking Lock from 4/76 to 6/76.
Then Lock youngsters got them to 109, with Duncan and Davey taking three wickets each.
Davey and B. Hannemannopened for Port Neill and needed to chase down 109 runs.
Davey didn’t waste time and hit 27 until an ‘on fire’ Beard bowled him.
Four more runs and A. Masters was on his way, trapped in front by Ryan Siebert for a duck.
Two more wickets fell with the total on 44, Beard did the damage with the ball, bowling both D.Hannemannand Solly.
D. Lienert was made aware of the ‘on point’ Siebert, and decided toslog across the line, giving Siebert his second golden duck from his three innings of the season.
This left the game on a knifes edge at 6/70.
N. Hannemann joined his brother at the crease, who was holding up the ship.
N. Hannemann wanted a quick run which lefthis brotherrun out in the 24th over by Wright, for the best knock for Port Neill of 29.
All that was left for Port Neill to take the win was three runs.
N. Hannemann and C. Duncan got Port Neill over the line for Port Neill’s first win ofthe season.
Siebert and Beard got three wickets each.
EASTERN EYRE COLTS
Port Neilland Lock
Port Neill also took the points in the colts.
Aaron Siebert top scored for Lock with 25 andthen retired.
Port Neill`s openers gave the sidea solid start with K. Goldsworthy-Spiers making 22.
Cooper Llewelyn retired on 25.
The team batted on to make 162 in reply to Lock’s score of 101.
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