Mypolonga vs Monarto
Mypolonga played host to Monarto in our first match and after winning the toss Monarto elected to bowl first.
Jared Marston and Sam Elliot got the tigers off to a solid start advancing the score to 43 before leg spinner Alex Pfeiffer struck twice for the visitors.
Aaron Zrim then Joined Marston where the pair added 85 for the third wicket before Marston (58) was run out.
Mypolonga then continued to score steadily before ending up with 9/200 at the end of there 50 overs with Zrim (77) top scoring for the home team while Jared Kowald (3/22) and Alex Pfeiffer 2/39 were the best with the ball for the Black Caps.
Monarto’s run chase never really got going after losing early wickets with only Ty Pfeiffer (44) and Riley Vanson (44) making double figures for the visitors before being bowled out in the 33rd over for 107.
Aaron Zrim (4/31) was the again was the pick of the bowlers for the Tigers in their big win.
Mypolonga now head into the bye undefeated while Monarto will make the trip to Karoonda.
Jervois vs Wanderers
Jervois played host to Wanderers in our second match where Wanderers won the toss and elected to bat first.
Wanderers after losing two early wickets settled well to be 2/72 before the introduction of Craig Fidge (4/25) into the attack turned the game in favour of the home side.
Wanderers then battled there way to 153 with Stuart Bartlett (43) and Tyler Miller (32no) the best with the bat for the visitors.
In reply Jervois got off to a flying start with Daniel Gilmour (41) and Andrew Penhall (44) quickly advancing the score to 60 before Gilmour departed which brought ex-Wanderers duel-premiership player Lee Spurling to the crease where he and Penhall continued to dominate the Wanderers bowlers.
They passed the target in the 28th over with Spurling unbeaten on 53 and Andrew Fidge five not-out.
Jervois next week will host Tailem Bend while Wanderers host winless Meningie.
Mannum vs Tailem Bend
Mannum played host to Tailem Bend in the third match where it was Tailem Bend who won the toss and elected to bat first.
The Mannum bowlers were right on top from the beginning with the Tailem Bend side crawling to 96 before being bowled out in the 42nd over.
Tailem Bend captain Josh Gerlach (32) continued his good form with the bat for the visitors to top score while Blake Tabe (3/7) off four over’s was best with the ball for the Kookaburra’s.
Mannum in reply reached the total in the 25th over with Dwayne Krollig 40 not out and Josh Boylan on 38 the main run scorers for the home team while Jake Prosser (2/8) was the best with the ball for the eagles.
Mannum next week make the trip to Johnstone Park to play Imperials while Tailem Bend will cross the ferry to take on the still-undefeated Jervois.
Karoonda vs Imperials
Karoonda hosted Imperials in our last match where Imperials won the toss and elected to bat first.
Imperials were soon in deep trouble at 3/6 before Wayne Gilgen joined son Ben as the pair looked to rebuild the innings.
They advanced the score to 36 before Ben Gilgen (20) was dismissed by Rhys Bullard and from there on Imperials scratched there way to 130 before being bowled out in the 39th over with veteran Wayne Gilgen (45) top scoring for the Blues.
Rhys Bullard (4/30) was the pick of the Karoonda bowlers while Josh Smithson (3/19) also impressed with his handy off-spin.
Chasing 131 for victory Karoonda never looked in any real trouble with master batsman Luke Hocking (67) taking the game away early from Imperials and along with Jacob Bennett 36 not out they reached the target of 131 with 29 overs to spare.
Karoonda next week will host Monarto while Imperials will host an inform Mannum side.