A1 Grade - Round 11 Sandy Creek 2/52 v Nuriootpa 192 (J Roesler 98 D Moore 34 C Roberts 4/9 R Robinson 4/60)
Nuriootpa travelled to Sandy Creek and had the coin fall their way as they batted first, however things didn't fall their way from there initially as they were 3/1 from the opening bowling of Diener and Robinson, who combined for a fourth to have the Tigers 4/36. This brought Roesler to the crease who found support down the other end as he fell just short of a century, to make 98 from 111 balls, with 14 fours and 3 sixes. This would dominate Nuriootpa's first innings of 192 in the same way the introduction of Roberts dominated their tail end, as he took 4/9 in 32 balls. With 19 overs to face, Sandy Creek started well, however would lose two wickets late in the day in the space of two runs to be 2/52 at the close, and 141 runs still to make.
South Gawler7/293 (N Fenwick 81 CL Graser 74 J Kroon 42 B Judd Smith 30 D Judd Smith 28* T Goers 5/97 SA Colquhoun 2/66) v Tanunda
South Gawler made for a long day in the field as they won the toss at home and batted first. The openers combined for a 137-run opening partnership, each making a half-century. Tanunda would fight back with the ball, but not before a 74-run fifth partnership steadied things once more, as the Lions finished 7/293 from their 75 overs. Goers toiled hard, with his 30 overs yielding 5/97, while Colquhoun claimed the other two wickets to fall.Freeling v Angaston 144 (JE Miles 60 A Poulton 6/39 BM Parish 2/30 BW Montgomery 2/58)
Freeling took the field at home having lost the toss, and watched Angaston start fairly well, The opening bowling of Poulton and Montgomerydominated the 56 overs bowled, while the bulk of the runs came from a half-century from Miles. But, his wicket was part of an eventual fightback from Freeling that totalled 9/65. Poulton's off spin took six of them, another example of a great season he is putting together, while Ben Burgess' unbeaten 20 one of the few meaningful contributions outside the top order. Montgomery and Parish also took two wickets, with Freeling setting out to try and chase down the required runs.Gilbert Valley 181 (K Vandeleur 79 B Wilson 4/43 T Cawrse 2/26 CR Curnow 2/39) v Mallala 0/12
Mallala find themselves 0/12 at stumps on a day that saw them fight back considerably into this contest with Gilbert Valley. The Bulls' top four would contribute nearly three quarters of the eventual team total, however their other seven batsman contributed thirty five runs, all in single figure scores. Wilston (4/43) took both top order and tail end wickets to lead the attack from the front, setting up another eventful second day this weekend.
A1 Reserves - Round 11
Angaston 1/4 v Kapunda 174 (S Ryan 41 P O'Reilley 30 D Menzel 27 B Jones 25 B Sibley 4/40 T Jackaman 3/34 L Doecke 3/41)
Kapunda were bowled out for 174 on the first day of their clash with Angaston, but were able to get one back in the remaining three overs of the day to have the Panthers 1/4 when they start the second day. The Bombers' total was built mainly around the third wicket partnership of 60, and the seventh wicket partnership that added another 40, before losing 4/19 to close out their innings. Sibley's 4/40 was well supported by the later introduced Doecke (3/41) and Jackaman (3/34).
Gawler Central 146 (C Bilney 37 HM Moss 4/68 TE Payne 3/3 M MCIVER 2/50) v Willaston 3/30
Willaston face a battle to claim points this Saturday, having put in a spirited bowling performance to ensure Gawler Central would not bat out the day, ending their innings on 146. The Moss return of 4/68 was nearly bettered by Payne, whose six maidens in eight overs no doubt contributed to his miserly figures of 3/3. Facing out nine overs before the close, Centrals hit back to claim three wickets.
Greenock 0/12 v Eudunda-Robertstown 215 (JR Mosey 44 MC Zerner 37 D Cluse 33 N Lewis 30 JH Mosey 27 B Roennfeldt 5/54)
Eudunda-Robertstown were sent in by Greenock, who then watched the opening partnership put on a healthy 45, and even ctontributions continuing all through the innings as only JR Mosey passed 40 while the team posted 215. Roennfeldt's first five-wicket haul for the season (5/54) lead the bowling as he bowled 22 overs, with all other wickets falling to bowlers signally.
Light Pass 176 (B Nitschke 58 D Kaye 32 G Clarridge 4/37 MJ Robinson 4/37) v Lyndoch 2/104 (TH Burge 50* MJ Robinson 28*)
Light Pass batted first at Stockwell to post 176, with Nitschke's half-century timely as he came in at 4/57. He would bat through with the tail to fall at the ninth wicket, with Clarridge and Robinson claiming for wickets each for Lyndoch. Burge (50*) came out chasing quick runs to take the weight off next week, bringing up a half-century before stumps that included 11 fours.