Laidley V Northsiders

First Grade Northsiders v Laidley

Laidley travelled to Jensen Oval to take on the undefeated Northsiders team. After winning the toss and batting first, the Blue Dogs moved along to 34 for the loss of one wicket.

The departure of Liam McKendry for 19 saw a major collapse with the next five wickets falling for just 10 runs. Scott McCoombes did the damage for the home team, at one stage having the remarkable figures of six wickets for no runs.

Laidley was bowled out for 81 with McCoombes finishing with the outstanding figures of 9-6. In reply, the Blue Dogs fought hard but the pitch flattened out in the heat of the afternoon and Northsiders will resume next week at 7/162.

Laidley first innings

J. Dawes lbw Cumming 0

J. Cubit ct Lyons b McCoombes 13

L. McKendry b McCoombes 19

M. Sippel ct R. Hillier b McCoombes 0

J. Bichel ct Hooper b McCoombes 0

C. Anderson ct M. Hillier b McCoombes 0

C. Wilson ct Cumming b McCoombes 0

J. Godwin not out 4

B. Gibson ct Lyons b McCoombes 1

J. Wood ct Fairhurst b McCoombes 4

Sundries 3

Total 81

FOW: K. Cumming 6-1-19-1; R. Hillier 8-2-25-0; S. McCoombes 6.3-5-6-9; R. Marschke 4-1-29-0.

Northsiders first innings

M. Fairhurst ct McKendry b Sippel 0

T. Clarke ct Dawes b McKendry 28

Mi Hillier lbw Sippel 13

Ma Hillier lbw McKendry 18

D. Lyons ct Anderson b McKendry 3

R. Marschke ct Bichel b Wood 17

N. Hooper ct Wilson b Anderson 53

R. Hillier not out 10

K. Cumming not out 13

Sundries 7

Total 7/162

FOW: 3, 28, 59, 64, 70, 121, 148.

Bowling: M. Sippel 7-1-27-2; J. Bichel 11-3-32-0; B. Gibson 9-4-16-0; L. McKendry 11-1-29-3; J. Wood 7-0-39-1; C. Anderson 3-0-17-1.

Second Grade

Laidley played against Swifts at Ivor Marsden 1. Batting first, Swifts managed just 90 runs with Michael Topp doing all the damage for the Blue Dogs taking six top order wickets. In reply the Laidley team fell just five runs short of their first innings target. Swifts batting a second time are 1-5.


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