Team effort helps Kwinana Maroon keep Halls Head in check

Declan ChappellSound Telegraph

Round seven of the Peel Junior Cricket Association started last weekend in perfect weather.

In the under-13s, Halls Head hosted Kwinana Maroon at Peelwood Oval, with Halls Head sending Kwinana in to bat.

From 30 overs, Kwinana made their way to a 9-138, thanks to 22no from Archie Hall and 16 from Akashay Duhan, while Nicholas Garbin and Wil Burdon were the best of the bowlers for Halls Head, claiming 2-9 and 2-11 respectively.

In reply, Halls Head just scraped over the line, scoring 6-142 from their 30 overs with Wil Burdon (24no) and Elijha Woods (23no) the pick of the batsmen.

A host of Kwinana bowlers claimed one wicket each in a team bowling effort.

In the under-14s, White Knights Baldivis took on South Mandurah at Settlers Hill, with South Mandurah winning the toss and sending White Knights into bat.

Led by Cooper Blake with an unbeaten 50, Baldivis made 5-183 from 31 overs.

Caleb Ramsay and Jae Farmer supported Cooper well with 26no and 19no respectively.

In reply, South Mandurah fell just short of the total, scoring 8-168 from their 31 overs thanks to some tight bowling from the White Knights. Cooper Blake again led the way with 2-22, followed by Calvin Taylor with 1-8 and Caleb Ramsay’s 1-16.

On Sunday, Hillman Hornets took on White Knights Baldivis at Shoalwater Oval, with Hillman winning the toss and sending White Knights into bat.

Led by Harrison Agnew with 37 and Matthew Boyd’s 25no, White Knights made their way to 115 from 34 overs, with Lucas Martin (2-13), Harry Steele (2-12) and Nathan Banks (2-17) leading the way for the Hornets.

In reply, Hillman cruised to victory, scoring 8-199 from their 35 overs, with Harry Steele top scoring with 62no followed by Jayden Mackley with 29 and John Snaders with 26.

Matthew Boyd (3-20) and Caleb Langan (2-32) were the pick of the bowlers for the White Knights in a tough game away from home.

Finally, in the under-17s, Mandurah Junior hosted the Secret Harbour Dockers at Meadow Springs, with Mandurah winning the toss and electing to bat.

Mandurah made their way to 9-136 from their 34 overs thanks to 27 from Daniel Debono and 25 from Hayden Michaels, while Luke Oliver (2-9) and Kody Smith (2-13) were the pick of the bowlers for the Dockers in a team bowling display.

In reply, the Dockers coasted to victory scoring 6-104 from 20 overs, with Aiden Swepstone top scoring with 25no, followed by Jake Mayes with 17, while Bharat Khanna was the pick of the bowlers for Mandurah, claiming 3-23.

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