Yanco Cricket Club has all but wrapped up their place in the A Grade Twenty20 final after picking up their third win of the season with a 45-run win over Narrandera at Yanco Sportsground.
The Stags won the toss and electing to bat however it was the Carpheads who were able to take the upper hand in the early stages.
After getting nine runs off the first over, Narrandera captain Brent Lawrence was able to get control as he picked up the wicket of Nathan Lanham (4) and Tye Studholme (0) in the space of three deliveries.
Jason Burke and Grant Forrest looked to get their side back on track. However, Lawrence (3/6) struck again to removed Burke (9) to have the Stags on 23.
Forrest provided the knock his side needed from their captain and alongside Angus Boulton (12) were able to put on 27 runs before Brodie Perram (1/22) picked up the wicket of Boulton.
The partnership which put the Stags into a strong position with Jordan Camm coming out to join Forrest (55*).
With just under two overs to go and the score on 4/129, Camm went in search of quick runs before falling to the bowling of Haydn Emerson (1/10) while Kyle Pete was bowled by Rohan Rehwinkel (1/22) to see the Stags finish their 20 overs on 6/141.
Narrandera made a solid start with James Sullivan and Lawrence at the crease and was able to put on 16 runs for the opening wicket before Danyon Evans (1/20) dismissed Sullivan (4) while Matt Dedini (1/18) picked up the wicket of Emerson (0).
Lawrence and Mick Foster were able to put on 50 runs however when the wicket of Lawrence fell it spelled the beginning of the end for the Carpheads.
Forrest (2/2) took the wickets Lawrence (30) and Kurt Jensen (1) while Charlie Lamont (1/18) took the wicket of Foster (19) to see Narrandera lose 3/2 in the space of three overs.
Rehwinkel and Mark Tilyard (8*) tried to get their side back on track, but with time running out it was always going to be difficult. Studholme (3/9) came into the attack and was able to take the wickets of Rehwinkel (7), Kane Williams (1) and Jack Williamson (0) to see Narrandera finish their 20 overs on 8/96.