THE state under-18 women cricketers went down in both their Twenty20 matches played yesterday in Ballarat as part of the national championships.
Tasmania managed 8-69, off its 20 overs against South Australia with captain Meg Phillips again the best with the bat scoring 24.
Amanda Wellington took 3-10, off four overs for SA, which finished at 5-70 in reply, off 17.2 overs.
Madeleine Chick took 3-15 to be Tasmania's best bowler.
Tasmania played Victoria in its afternoon T20 fixture and again struggled with batting making 9-45, off 20 overs.
Janelle Rattenbury top scored with 16.
Nicola Hancock picked up 3-5, off three overs for Victoria.
Victoria chased down the required runs but not before it lost wickets, finishing at 6-47, off 9.5 overs.
Erin Fazackerley took 3-14 and Jane Riley 2-9, for Tasmania.
Meanwhile, the state under-17 boys' team finished its two-day game against the ACT.
ACT declared its innings at 1-313, with Henry Hunt making 129 not out and Matthew Condon 116 not out.
In reply Tasmania was 3-154, off 47 overs.