Colts bolt to top of ladder

Mersey Colts had a five-wicket win over East Ulverstone and now sit on top of the ladder. 

The Crows were all out for 97 in the 42nd over with Colin Yates top scoring with 31. Nathan Page and Tim Burton also got into double figures. 

Jamie Aherne, John Carey and Liam Clark picked up multiple wickets for the Colts.  A number of Colts’ batsmen contributed with Michael Predojevic 28 n/o the highest scorer, passing the Crows score in the 41st over.  Nathan Page and Nathan Scott picked up two wickets each for East Ulverstone.

Turners Beach cemented its place in the final four with a four-wicket win over the Don Steamers on their home ground.  Don reached 101 all out, with Mark Dodson-Heron top score of 21. Dale Gleeson and Ash Murfet snared three wickets each for the Beach. The Beach were 4/19 before Aaron Knott 34 n/o and Brodie and Heath Horton rescued their team.

Steve Ryan and Brady Stubbs made early breakthroughs for Don, and Dodson-Heron completed a great double with two wickets.

In the final game, Spreyton batted against Sassafras and amassed a total of 220 on the back of Peter Fulton's high score of 92 supported by Nicky Stubbs and Jeremy Jones. 

Braydon Butler grabbed four wickets for the Red Dirters and Brendon Thorp and Shane Hughes picked up two each. Sassafras were all out for 40 in the 16th over. Kurt Wheldon and Adam Haywood each took five wickets.