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KSCA Men’s 50 & 40 Over Matches Round 12

First Grade
IN the battle of the top two teams in first grade, New Norfolk I went down at home to ladder leaders Wellington by 44 runs.
After sending the Warriors in to bat, the visitors made 10/238 off 45.5 overs.
In reply, the Redcaps were going along OK at 4/119, but then lost 6/75 and were all out for 194 off 43.2 overs.
Thomas Briscoe at seven did his bit with a well-made 60 off just the 38 deliveries in a fine display of hitting which included four fours and four sixes.
Others got starts with Harry Booth making 28 (52), Nathan Rice 34 (61), Jordan Banks-Smith 27 (47) and captain Jason Rigby 24 (32).
Earlier with the ball, Jye Lester claimed three wickets in a tidy spell with just 26 taken from his eight overs and Thomas Briscoe, who had a good match, was next best with 2-25 (6.5).

Second Grade
IN the cross-town match at Boyer Oval, Molesworth I defeated New Norfolk by five wickets.
After winning the toss and batting, New Norfolk were going along nicely at 5/146, but then wickets fell at regular intervals and they were all out for 175 off 44 overs.
Of the home team bowlers, Sam Triffitt sent down seven off taking 4-36.
Brad Coppleman was extremely tight with his nine overs taking 3-16.
Brayden Hodge did likewise with 1-18 from his eight overs with four maidens.
John Fowle took 1-21 (5) and Aaron Newbon 1-40 (5).
With the bat for New Norfolk, Stuart Rice smacked a run-a-ball 61 hitting three fours and sixes big sixes.
Opener Rohan Heron made 29 (60) three fours and one six and Josh Farrow remained 22 not out (47) two fours.
In reply, Molesworth started off very shakily and were 4/32 and then 5/88, but then Brad Coppleman hit up a well made 89 not out from just 97 balls.
Coppleman hit eight fours and four sixes and shared a match-winning 87-run stand with Josh Ransley who found some form with an entertaining 42 not out from just 24 deliveries that saw him hit two fours and four sixes.
Before this, Nick Piuselli chipped in with a handy 25 (55), two fours and one six, and put on 56 with Coppleman.
For the Redcaps, openers Josh Farrow with 2-18 off 6.2 overs and Stuart Rice 1-21 (9) were their best bowlers.
The win for Molesworth capped off a great day for the club as I hear their past players and official’s reunion was a success with many boundaries hit and overs re-bowled.
Well done to Kerry Ransley for organising a top day.

Gretna I recorded their seventh win and third on the trot when they defeated Montagu Bay by two wickets. After being sent in, the Sharks made 10/133 off 47 overs.
Spinner Craig Cunningham from his 10 overs took 3-31 all coming in the top five batsman.
Richard Graham doing well from his ten with 2-27.
Peter Jelkic 2-16 (4), Ross Langford 2-4 (3) and opener Corey Ransley his usual best going for just 15 from his ten overs with one wicket.
In reply, Gretna were pushed, but got the win in the end finishing 8/136 off 36 overs.
Congratulations to Jacko who played his 250th club match for Gretna and also his 150th for Gretna I during this match.
Jacko began his career at the start of the 2006/07 season and since then the loyal member has made 2,376 runs and taken 168 wickets.
He has a highest score of 81 and best bowling of 6-25.
During his 16 seasons, he has won many awards, including the Gretna II Best Allrounder in 2014/15 and runner up for the Gretna II players award in the same season.

Fourth Grade
BOTHWELL I got back on the winners’ list recording their ninth win in the 50-over roster when they accounted for Richmond/Cambridge at Richmond on Saturday.
Winning the toss and batting, the home team were bowled out for 110 from 30.4 overs.
The Lions were 4/87 then veteran Matthew Eyles took 5-19 from just 4.4 overs in a spell that turned the match in the Bucks’ favour.
Josh Nichols took two of the top four batsman with 2-23 (6).
Blake Rogers was very tidy taking 1-9 (4).
In reply, Bothwell were 3/28, but then Josh Nichols 34 not out (60), four fours, and Josh Eyles belted 41 from just 24 balls, hitting five fours and two so sixes.
The Bucks finished 4/112 off just 21.1 overs.

Fifth Grade
PLAYING at Collinsvale, Gretna II recorded their sixth win, when they accounted for the Knights by just five runs.
Winning the toss and batting, it was the combination of the young and old for Gretna.
After losing their first wicket with just 10 on the board, Jake Campbell joined Brian Smith and the pair went about putting together an excellent an 131-run partnership with Campbell almost making his first century, falling one run short on 99.
The youngster scoring his runs from just 95 deliveries, hitting 10 fours and six sixes in a great day out with the willow.
Partner in crime, the vintage Brian Smith showing age is no barrier with a well made 62 from 115 balls, the evergreen striking seven fours and one six to help set up the final score of 10/264 off 49.4 overs.
Simranpreet Singh made 18 (8).
Mathew Burns, filling in, made 17 (18) and Tom Allcock 13 (16).
Zac Webb at 10 made a handy 13 (14) one four, one six, and Ben Rainbird 11 (8).
In reply, the Knights made it a great game, just missing out finishing 7/259 from their 50 overs.
Doing the damage with the ball was Ben Rainbird who sent down 10 overs taking 5-41 in a great display of spin bowling in which he took five of the top six batsman.
Josh Whitford, who finished with 1-84 (9) and also effected a run out, bowled the last over with the home team needing 30 for victory.
Things getting away from Whitford, bowling eleven deliveries to complete the over as he went for 24.
The eventful over had five wides and a dropped catch off a no ball which then turned into a run out.

New Norfolk II made it back-to-back wins when they chased down University of Tasmania’s score off 7/178 off 50 overs with three wickets remaining.
Playing at Tynwald Park and winning the toss, the Redcaps sent the visitors in.
Doing the damage with the ball was Jamie Maddox who collected 4-28 (10) in a great spell that saw him capture three of the top four batsman.
David Mitchelmore from his 10 overs captured 1-23 with four maidens.
Jake King 1-23 (8) was tidy and Geoff Crosswell finished with 1-36 (9).
In reply, the home team finished 7/179 off 26.4 overs.
Openers Steve Sillifant made 34 from just 37, hitting six fours, and Beau Kline 17 (27), two fours, the pair adding 43 for the first wicket.
Geoff Crosswell at first drop made 24 (27), one four, two sixes. But after his four wickets it was the Jamie Maddox show as he belted 56 from just 32 balls.
Maddox creamed eight fours and one six in a very entertaining innings.
At seven, Chris Ashcroft hit a quickfire 31 not out from just 19 deliveries with two fours and two sixes seeing his side to victory.

Sixth Grade
AFTER a gallant effort, Molesworth II almost pulled off their first win when they played Marquis at Boyer Oval on Sunday.
The visitors won the toss and elected to bat making the good score of 6/257 off their 40 overs.
Jayden Walker from his six overs captured 2-23 while next best was opener Shayne Upton with 1-35 (6).
In reply, Molesworth finished six runs short of victory being bowled out for 252.
Jack Evans gave it his all with a fine 75, hitting 11 fours and two sixes.
Evans put on a terrific 104- run stand with Ben Triffett notched up 53 including six fours.
Next in Hayden O’Keefe made 70 runs in a great innings that included nine fours and four sixes.

Seventh Grade
AT Richmond, Bothwell II recorded their ninth win when they easily accounted for MacKillop by 89 runs. Winning the toss and batting, the Bucks all but faced their overs out finishing 10/190 off 39.4 overs.
Ashley Browning, who is having a great season with the willow, made a very good 64 from 89 deliveries hitting eight fours.
Browning has now 348 runs at an average of 43.50.
Ryan Triffitt chipped in with a cameo of 28 (33) with six fours.
Troy Branch made a handy 26 (25) at number eight and opener Simon Eyles made 23 (33), three fours.
In reply and batting one short, MacKillop finished 9/101 from 29.6 overs.
Michael Spaulding took 3-15 from seven overs and Peter Hansch claimed 3-42 (8).
Openers Zac Wilcox, 2-22 from six overs and Troy Branch 1-17 (5) did their jobs well.

Womens – Round 9
AT Sorell, Bothwell easily accounted for Montagu Bay by 149 runs.
Winning the toss and batting, Bothwell made 2/190 from their 20 overs.
Leading from the front, captain Melinda Green smacked 40 from just 22 balls, hitting two fours and five sixes.
Opener Samantha Roberts hit 36 from just 18, striking four fours and two sixes.
Amity Booth made 36 from 28, also hitting four fours and two sixes, Maddison Devine made a handy 22 from 31 balls hitting two fours and Traci Millhouse made 13 (22) one four.
In the run chase, the Sharks were all out 8/41 off 9.4 overs.
Amity Booth took 2-3 from her two overs.
Brooke Fenton was also among the wickets, taking 1-9 off her two overs, while Melinda Green capped off a great game taking 1-7 (0.4). There were four run outs.
Also at Sorell, New Norfolk went down to Bagdad by 25 runs.
Sent in, Bagdad made 4/135 off 20 overs.
Young Addysen Nossiter from her two overs did well taking 2-14.
Tara- Lee Pearce took 1-19 (4) and captain Leisa Pearce 1-22 (4).
In reply, the Redcaps finished 6/110 off their 20 overs.
Leisa Pearce top-scored with 19 from 18 balls with three fours.
Alana Pfeiffer made 18 (21) with three fours and Tara-Lee Pearce made 14 from just seven balls also with three fours.
The semi finals will be played in a fortnight’s time on Saturday, February 26, followed by the grand final on Saturday, March 5.

Future Star
TARA-LEE Pearce is doing very well with her cricket this season.
So far, the 15-year-old has made 93 runs and taken nine wickets with the New Norfolk women’s team; 274 runs, eight catches and three run outs with the New Norfolk U/15 girl’s team; 39 runs and one catch with SHSB/CT Pathway team; and two wickets with the Glenorchy Premier League second grade team.
Tara-Lee’s total for the season thus far is 406 runs with an average of 40.60 with top score of 50 and has taken 23 wickets with an average of 14.30 with best bowling of 3-21 off three overs.
Tara-Lee gets to play alongside her mum, who is captain of the New Norfolk women’s team and they also played together with Glenorchy.

Hurricanes Junior League – Round 10 – Sunday
UNDER 15 Boys New Norfolk Red Caps 0/79 off 9.4 defeated Lindisfarne 8/77 off 32 overs at Pontvile oval Batting: Liam Maw- 41* (38) 5 fours. Zayne Field- 32* (26) 2 fours 2 sixes.
Bowling: Liam Maw- 3/3 (5). Zayne Field- 2/5 (5). Loughlin Fraser- 1/3 (1). Tyson Smith- 1/9 (3). Liam Lowe1/12 (5)
Fielding: Hamish Edwards1 Catch. Haiden Smith- 1 Catch. Zayne Field- 1 Catch. Loughlin Fraser- 1 Catch.

UNDER 13 Boys Wellington 4/167 off 17.5 overs d. New Norfolk Redcaps 9/166 off 30 overs at Eady St Oval No. 1.
Batting: Ayce 64 (32). Jude Bannister 34 not out (45). Noah Evans 22 (19). Cooper Gleeson 6 (8). Reuben Topping 4 not out (18). Bobby Nossiter 4 (6). Judah Topping 2 (16). Fearghus Joyce 2 (25). Jack Neads 1 (6). Bowling: Bobby Nossiter 2-24 (2). Reuben Nossiter 1-18 (2). Chance Hyland 1-18 (2).
Fielding: Bobby Nossiter 1 catch. Judah Topping 1 catch.

UNDER 15 Girls Tuesday 8th February Round 10 New Norfolk 5/158 off 20 overs d. Clarence 7/147 off 20 overs at Tynwald Park.
Batting: Tara-Lee Peace 30 not out (15). Heidi Davidson 20 (15). Tiana Mathew 17 not out (15). Addysen Nossiter 17 (15). Bella Cree 9 (15). Rubee Burdon 5 (15). Sha’Diamond Evans 4 (15).
Bowling: Tara-Lee Pearce 3-21 (3). Bella Cree 1-11 (3). Tiana Mathews 1-13 (3).
Fielding: Tara-Lee Pearce 1 catch, 1 run out. Heidi Davidson 1 catch. Bella Cree 1 run out.

Hurricanes Junior League Stage Two Wednesday, February 9 – Round 10
New Norfolk Black 7/111 d Glenorchy White 2/110 at Cadbury Oval, Claremont
Batting: Lucas Jones 22 (28) not out. Hudson Stott 17 (16) not out. Ryan Jones 13 (15) not out. Angus Fraser 10 (12).
Bowling: Callan Barry 1/2, Angus Fraser 1/19.
Fielding: Angus Fraser 1 catch.

Hurricanes Junior League Stage One Girls – Round 8
New Norfolk 2/119 off 20 overs d. North Hobart 5/93 off 20 overs at Tynwald Park.
Batting: Addysen Nossiter 17 (17). Kaylie Crosswell 13 (17). Rubi Bester 5 (17). Sha’Diamond Evans 12 (17). Rubee Burdon 10 not out (17). Madeline Carmichael 10 (18).
Bowling: Madeline Carmichael 1-11 (2). Addysen Nossiter 1-12 (3). Sha’Diamond Evans 1-13 (3).
Fielding: Addysen Nossiter and Madeline Carmichael 1 catch each.