Second round of East vs West competition for Kangaroo Island junior cricket

Under 14s: East coached by Raymond Wadsworth won the toss and put West into bat and from then on the game was controlled by the East team.

West coached by Clayton Morrison were in trouble at 6-30 off 12 overs and it was left to the tail to put a score on the board, Aiden Turner with an impressive unbeaten 50 was well supported by Adam Willson, Jed Florance and Aiden Buck to get the West team to 9-143

Timmy Turner 5 overs 2-12, Colton Trethewey 5 overs 1-12, Nick Shurven 2-9, Seb Wadsworth 1-12, Dale Paepke 1-15, Carey Watters 1-11

East starting strongly with the bat, Colton Trethewey (35) scoring quickly with Timmy Turner (15) got East to 45 off 9 overs before the loss of their first wicket

Callum Putland (14) was the other major contributor for East but wickets continued to fall and East finished up 10 - 104

Koby Henderson 5 overs 1-11, Ryan Stoeckel 1-23, Tyler Richardson 2-13, Aiden Turner 2-13, Tate Florance 2-16, Jed Florance 1 ball 1 wicket

The kids really seem to enjoy this format and you can see their confidence growing with each game their sportsmanship and game play is second to none

Thanks to the parents for umpiring scoring and helping with all things cricket. - Clayton Morrison

Under 17s: It was a beautiful day for cricket, and two teams of eight were organised for the day. The team batting first lost an early wicket, but stabilised to make a respectable total of 7/127 off 31 overs.

Team batting second had consistent scores in the top five batters, and looked sure to win the match, however some tight bowling towards the end of the game made it very close.

A few late wickets and very few runs kept it close until the game ended with a draw at the end of the 32nd over.

Thanks to the parents who assisted on the day, and to Maggie for taking photos. - Callum Bolwell

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