South Perth 7/219 def Midland Guildford 10/89
South Perth have jumped to 2nd place on the A Grade ladder with a win against ladder leaders Midland-Guildford at Richardson Park on Sunday. South Perth won the toss and chose to bat first. Captain Melissa Cameron (93) continued her strong form this season with an outstanding individual effort to get her team to a strong total of 219. Chloe Wain (19) was the next best contributor for South Perth. Midland-Guildford were without some key personnel however Caitlin Couch performed well with 3 for 34 off 9 overs. Midland Guildford we're set 219 for victory. The away side were heavily restricted by the South Perth attack as they claimed early wickets. Elizabeth Dawson (38) was the best with the bat lower in the order however Midland-Guildford couldn't generate any momentum as they were tumbled out for 89. Emma West claimed 3 for 19 off 5 overs for South Perth in a crucial win for their season.
Subiaco Floreat 219 def by Melville 1/123
Melville claimed a much needed win against Subiaco-Floreat over the weekend. The Lions won the toss and elected to bat first, however struggled as they lost early wickets. Captain Lizzy Alderson (42) performed admirably at number 3 but with little help from her team-mates. It was a strong bowling performance by a number of Melville players Melissa Bownes claimed 2 for 18 off 10 overs as well as Renee Chappell claimed 2 for 10 off her 7 overs. At the close of innings Subiaco - Floreat set a total off 122 off 50 overs. Youngster Rebecca West (63 off 51n.o) blasted a very quick half century followed by Georgie Ireland (36n.o) whom both were out in the middle when the score was achieved in the 22nd over.
Subiaco Floreat 130 def by Melville 2/131
Melville have reached the top spot in the B Grade Competition with a win over Subiaco Floreat over the weekend. Subiaco-Floreat won the toss and elected to bat first however were instantly on the back foot as they lost both openers for no runs off the bat. L Curtin (61) and Emily Johnston (25) rallied hard to reach a decent total to defend however after each of their dismissals Melville found little trouble in wrapping up the innings in quick succession. It was a team effort on the bowling front for Melville as a number of players took wickets. Caroline Shepherd claimed 2 for 7 off just four overs in an impressive display. Melville required 130 runs off 50 overs, Lauren Shaw (56n.o) hit 9 boundaries in her impressive performance, herself and Jess Row (28) lead the way with the bat as they reached in the 24th over to claim another win.
University 136 def by Rockingham-Mandurah 4/137
Rockingham-Mandurah enjoyed a win against University at James Oval. University won the toss and elected to bat first. Opener Sarah Bryce (70 off 61) impressed as she reached the boundary 10 times in her innings. However she received little help from her team mates as Rockingham-Mandurah proved to be too strong with the ball as they we're dismissed for 136 in the 31st over. It was a strong bowling effort from multiple player for the Rockingham-Mandurah. Sarah Mollett took 2 wickets for 19 for Rockingham-Mandurah. In response Rockingham-Mandurah continued their strong performance in the game as Emily Britton (47) and S Yadav (39n.o) we're exceptional with the bat as they steered their side to a win.