Young cricketers shine

Monbulk Cricket Club’s Under-12 side secured a convincing win over Knoxfield/Lysterfield over the weekend, with a solid all-round effort contributing to the success.

After Knoxfield/Lysterfield won the toss and elected to bat, Monbulk’s bowlers kept the opposition fighting for a final score of 5/64.

The best bowling performance was from Kit Sutton who got 2/5 off three overs.

One wicket each also went to Ethan Knight, Tyler Williams and Lucas Hickingbotham.

In return, Monbulk got off to a great start, not losing a wicket until the sixth over and finishing with 7/104.

Credit goes to Etienne Griersmith-Rowe with 16 runs off 19 balls including three boundaries.

Ethan Knight was also impressive with 12 runs off 13 balls.

Scores

Seniors

Decoite: Monbulk 9/222 (J.Fraser 65, S.Cosstick 43, H.McDermott 4/43) defeated South Belgrave 205 (T.Burley 62, T.Marks 33, D.Maher 5/65).

Div 3: Monbulk 219 (B.Martin 32, K.Storey 40, T.Noonan 48, R.Wooley 3/19, R.Arnell 4/55) defeated Rowville 84 (Haworth-Hooker 3/29, Goldberg 3/7) and 3/50).

Div 5: Monbulk 8/266 (J.Simmonds 39, C.Heppell 30, J.Spencer 48, S.Utting 51, D.Williams 32*, M.Stewart 3/43) defeated by Knoxfield 6/270 (L.Weinert 36, M.Stewart 60, B.Faulkner 44*, M.Burley 60*).

Div 8: Monbulk 7/370 (C.Hull 100*, B.Hooker 102*, S.Abbott 66) v Olinda 9/239 (S.Riordan 67)

Juniors

16s: Monbulk 60 defeated by FTG Footballers 6/126 (N.Taylor 4/8).

14: Monbulk 3/81 (L.McIntosh 34*, T.Rickard 17*) v Mazenod 3/103 (wickets to Will and Joel).

13s: Monbulk 6/61 (J.Congues-Straub 13), T.Storer 11*) defeated Mazenod 7/50 (C.Hooper 2/6, X.Hourigan 2/9).

U12: Monbulk 7/104 (E.Griersmith-Rowe 16, E.Knight 12) defeated Knoxfield/Lysterfield 6/64 (K.Sutton 2/5, Lucas, Tyler and Ethan wicket each).

Fast 9’s: Monbulk 4/89 defeated The Basin 3/60 (Ash 1 wicket & 10*, Ari 1 wicket in first game, Ouly 17, Bailey 18* Fergus 10*, Luca 9* still undismissed).

Super 7’s: Monbulk 2/122 (H.Grundy 39*, O.Watson 21, O.Barnard 19, M.Fraser 10) defeated Belgrave 4/30.