There is a three-way tie at the top of the B Grade Twenty20 ladder following Yanco Cricket Club picking up a big win against Narrandera.
The Stags made the brave decision to win the toss and send Narrandera into bat and Cooper Vearing, and Ash Cabban were able to put on 18 runs before Vearing fell to the bowling of Jason Burke.
Cabban and Jarred O’Brien were able to keep the score ticking over however when Burke (2/22) struck again to remove Cabban (14), Lachlan Hamilton (2/15) was also able to join the party as he picked up the wickets of O’Brien (0) and Dylan Whiteman (0) in quick succession.
Cooper Irons (38) was the only Narrandera batsmen to make a real impression on the scoreboard as the Carpheads reached the end of their 20 overs on 7/101.
Brodie Perram (1/40) was able to strike early to remove Burke (3) however it made little difference as the Stags made light work of the chase. Jordan Camm (69*) led the way while he was well supported by Jock Yelland (15) to see the Stags pick up a nine-wicket victory with seven overs in hand.
The game between the LSC Colts and L&D Blue was a tighter affair, but it was the Colts who were able to come out on top to maintain first place.
The Colts were able to make an immediate impression with three quick wickets with Michael Keech dismissing Tyler O’Connell (0), while Richard Smith was run out by Nathan Tang and Cooper Sharman trapped Blake McDonald (3) in front to have the Ferrets struggling on 3/8.
The Ferrets middle order stood up with Bryce Rogers (13), Justin Kelly (27) and Ben Elwin (33) to help lif their side towards a competitive total. Sharman (3/20) returned to the attack to take two quick wickets with the Ferrets eventually bowled out for 128 in 19.3 overs.
Reece Keech and Angus Crelley were able to get their side off to a solid start before Rogers dismissed the pair.
It had little impact with Nathan Tang (39), Hugh Collins (21) and Matt Rhodes (27) were able to get their side to within touching distance of victory. Sharman (7*) and Alex Crelley (2*) were able to guide their side to a five-wicket win.