Southern Spirit lose first innings in round 12
Kincumber-Avoca secured first innings points on the first day of round 12 against Southern Spirit Cricket Club in First Grade competition.
"The Spirit won the toss and opted to bat first and were in trouble straight away, losing two wickets in the second over of the game," said Central Coast Cricket Association publicity officer Mr Garry Burkinshaw.
"The Spirit kept fighting, but the Griffins bowlers were just too good, bowling the Spirit out for 93.
"Dylan Robertson took another five wicket haul while veteran Scott Jarvis did the early damage with three wickets in his first appearance in First Grade this season," Mr Burkinshaw said.
"Kincumber were looking at getting a first innings lead and were helped with Harry Woodhead and John McRae both passing 50.
"Woodhead finished on 54 with McRae 58.
"Robertson batted to the end of the day, finishing on 56 along with Daniel Heuston on 12 with the score on 5-216 and a lead of 123," Mr Burkinshaw said.
In the Women's T20 competition, the Spirit Women easily accounted for The Entrance.
"The Spirit dominated with both the bat and ball, scoring 5/148 from their 20 overs before dismissing The Entrance for 40.
"Sally Oman was outstanding with 32 retired and 3/5 off 2.2 overs, while Tara Stevens 31 and 2/1, Jessica Moody 24, Rhiannon Maher 18 not out and Susan Manuel 16, all made valuable contributions," Mr Burkinshaw said.
Media releases, 15-17 Dec 2019
Garry Burkinshaw, Central Coast Cricket Association
Photo: Nick Friend