Maryvale brings home another victory at table clash
LAST pair Michael Bourke and Luke Radford scored three runs in the last over to secure a Maryvale Condamine victory against Wheatvale in the top-of-the- table clash at Slade Park on Saturday.
Batting first, Wheatvale scored 9-120 off its 40 overs on a slow wicket.
Kevin Bourke was the fifth bowler used for Maryvale and finished with 4-26 off eight overs.
The best partnership of the innings was 40 by Neil Cantwell and James Breen for the third wicket. Cantwell top-scored with 25.
In reply, Maryvale was 6-63 when the Bourke cousins, Michael and Kieran, added 40 runs to take the score past 100.
Kieran was caught by gully by Brad Grayson off Cantwell for 21 and Dave Walker strode to the wicket to hit nine before being dismissed.
Josh Ryan was run out by Paul Cantwell off the final ball of the 39th over, leaving Maryvale with three to win off six balls.
Paul bowled the last over and started with a dot ball before Michael hit a four through mid wicket to secure victory.
Michael said even though he took 0-19 off six overs, Carter Bilbrough bowled really well.
"He bowled with a testing length as Maryvale was chasing quick runs in the final overs," he said.
Neil Cantwell finished with 3-25 off seven overs to be the best Wheatvale bowler.
Six for Kiernan in Allora victory
MATTHEW Kiernan was the star for the Allora team in an eight- wicket victory against Inglewood Roos on Saturday at Keith K.O. Masters Oval, Allora.
Bowling first, Allora dismissed Inglewood for 138, with Darren Apted top-scoring with 37.
Openers Apted and Jamien Smith added 68 between them before Kiernan dismissed Smith and the floodgates opened.
Other than 22 by Tim Sutton and 30s by the openers, no other Inglewood player reached double figures.
Used as third change bowler, Kiernan was the star with 6-16 off eight overs. Five of his victims were caught and Kris McLennan made a stumping off Kiernan's bowling.
Adam May took 2-35 off eight overs to offer best support.
In reply, Allora scored the winning runs off 29 overs.
Jamie Saunders led the way with 57 in 2-147.
When the winning runs were scored, Luke Jensen, 40, and Adam May, 31, were at the wicket.
Ted Callaghan took 1-14 off six overs for Inglewood.