Colts’ win against Blackheath-Dimboola provides buffer

COLTS gave themselves a buffer in third place on the Horsham Cricket Association B Grade ladder when they defeated Blackheath-Dimboola at the weekend.
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Colts put in an impressive performance with both bat and ball. They made 9-195 with the bat before bowling out their opponent for just 66 runs.

Dylan Arnott, 50, Brian Tucker, 58, and Beau Purchase, 31, did the damage with the bat for the Colts, with the trio putting on a combined 139 runs.

Nathan Emmerson took five wickets with the ball to skittle any chance of a run chase from Blackheath-Dimboola.

Rup-Minyip doubled up to deliver Horsham Saints two losses in one weekend.

It was another close game, with Rup-Minyip making 7-210 after batting first, and Saints falling just shy of that score with 6-193.

Matthew Downer top scored for Rup-Minyip with 75, while Brett Thompson, 53, and Josh Hedt, 44 not out, made the runs for the Saints.

Tom McDonald was the pick of the bowlers for the Saints with three wickets, while Tim Dunlop took two for Rup-Minyip.

Lubeck-Murtoa strengthened its hold on top spot after chasing down Jung’s score of 8-161 in 33 overs. Lubeck-Murtoa lost the wickets of its openers during the chase, but Craig Wilson and Hamish Gawith guided the side home.

In C Grade, Horsham Saints’ woes continued with both sides losing.

Homers took first place in the standings after defeating Saints Black, which had sat atop the ladder for most of the year.

Saints Black was bowled out for 71, with Homers easily chasing down the score within 28 overs. Saints Red lost comprehensively to Lubeck-Murtoa, but managed to hold onto third spot.

Quantong defeated Laharum to bring itself within three points of third place on the ladder.

Noradjuha-Toolondo Bullants won back-to-back games for the first time this season when they defeated Colts.

The Bullants batted first and made 9-226.

Colts were unable to chase down the total, making 183.

The Bullants overtook Colts on the ladder with the win, moving into eighth place.

In the final game, Natimuk defeated Jung to keep pace with Quantong. Both sides are on 39 points, with Quantong ahead on percentage.

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