PITCHING IT UP: Liam Duncan of the Railway Hotel Rascals bowls against Sovereign at Allora.
PITCHING IT UP: Liam Duncan of the Railway Hotel Rascals bowls against Sovereign at Allora. Michael Cormack

Comeback king Dave Elsley belts 102

DAVE Elsley vowed to help out Inglewood for one game this season and made it a masterpiece.

He hit 102 as Inglewood scored 7-333 on their home wicket to beat Allora by 167 runs.

As Inglewood appeared to be short of players for the weekend, he agreed to play but they ended up with a full team and plenty of confidence out of a win.

Elsley batted at fourth drop and received best support from David Littleproud, who hit 65, and Rick Reilly, who made 54.

Ted Callaghan made 43 and Matt Shaw 30 in one of the best batting performances of the season by any club.

Nick Morris was the best of the Allora bowlers with 2-44 off seven overs.

Mitch McLennan was best with the bat for Allora with 33 in a score of 166.

Shaw was again on line with the ball, taking 3-14 off four overs, while Reilly capped a great game with 2-25 off four overs.

In the game at Allora, Sovereign Animals made 97, with Josh Klein top scoring with 25 against Railway Hotel Rascals.

Liam Duncan was the best of the bowlers with 4-31 off eight overs.

Nick Van Der Poel finished with 3-9 off four overs.

Rascals made 92, Duncan capping a fine all-round effort with 42. The next best was 10.

Dave Duroux is always on line with his medium-pacers and took 3-9 off 7.3 overs in what turned out to be a match-winning performance.

Premiers Wheatvale beat Maryvale Condamine in the game at Mayhew Oval.

Wheatvale made 6-179 with all eight batsman making double figures, Jarred Collins top scoring with 35.

Scott McLennan took 2-34 with his spin.

Maryvale made 7-141, with Michael Bourke 54 not out.

Chris Malone took 3-11 off five overs and Cameron Stevens 2-20 off eight.

 Scoreboards in Wednesday edition.



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