Wins secures second spot in A-grade finals series
TWO of the Morris brothers stole the show as Victoria Hill claimed second place in A grade at the end of the Warwick Cricket Association Condamine Cup competition.
Second place gives Victoria Hill a second chance in the finals series. Victoria Hill plays Maryvale Condamine in the major semi final on Sunday.
Wheatvale and Warwick Hotel Colts are third and fourth and play in the knockout semi on Sunday.
Only a gambler would tip rain at the weekend but if games are washed out, the teams higher on points will proceed to the next week of the finals.
In a Victoria Hill score of 6-252 on the Queens Park turf, Tom Morris made 102 and his brother Joe 93.
Andrew McConnell was the best of the Redbacks bowlers with 4-20 off eight overs. Tyhe Clarkson finished with 3-41 off eight overs.
Redbacks replied with 6-181, Ben Heppell top scored with 62 and James Hurtz made 44.
Andrew Ryan scored 118 not out after opening the batting in the Maryvale Condamine 4-239 at Slade Park on Sunday.
Jared Fearby was the best of the Wheatvale bowlers with 3-31 and Chris Cantwell was economical with 1-28 off eight overs.
Chris Cantwell top scored with 53 not out and Chris Malone made 31 in the Wheatvale 174 all out.
Mitch Bourke and his cousin Paul Bourke each took 2-20 and Paul's nephew Kieran Bourke finished with 2-32.
Warwick Hotel Colts beat Sovereign in the Saturday game at Slade Park.
Batting first, Colts made 7-285 with John Cleary hitting 69 and Lachlan Gross 56.
Luke Cullen took 2-51 for Sovereign and J Frawley 2-61.
Sovereign was dismissed for 102, Tony Munro made 18 and Joe Levick 16.
J Beyleveld took 3-11 for Colts and Matt Kiernan 2-8.
The match between fifth and sixth (first and second in reserve grade) will be on Saturday at Slade Park. Both A-grade semis will be played on Sunday, the major semi (1 v 2) at Briggs Oval and the minor semi (3 v 4) at Mayhew Oval.
Junior representative cricket is on Sunday on both wickets at Queens Park and Slade Park.