Despite some inclement weather around, the Female Premier Cricket season continued on Sunday 21st October with Round 1 of the One Day Competition for both Grades.
University 4/207 def by Melville 1/214
At Tompkins Park, University won the toss and elected to bat first in a reduced overs match. Solid contributions from Emily Smith (33), Nicky Ayres (47 ret) and Beth Wimbush (30no) led University to a very competitive 4/207 off 46 overs. In reply, Melville started brilliantly, with a huge 150 run partnership for the opening wicket, as Amy Edgar (64) and Mathilda Carmichael (119no) took complete control. In the end, it was a huge day for the batters, and the Melville team, who recorded a comfortable 9 wicket victory in just the 28th over.
Subiaco Floreat 123 All Out def by Midland Guildford 7/124
Midland Guildford made it 2 from 2 against Subiaco Floreat in season 2018-19 so far with a tight victory at Lilac Hill. Subiaco Floreat were bowled out for 123 in 43.1 overs batting first, with Megan Banting (35) and Emma King (39) the only two players to score higher than 14. Bhavi Devchand continued her early season fine form taking 5/12 from 9.1 overs. The Midland Guildford reply got off to shaky start, slipping to 5/44 before Teneale Peschel (29no) and Kate Hempenstall (25) added 59 runs for the 6th wicket to virtually put the match beyond doubt. Lauren Nicholson was Subiaco Floreat's best bowler with 2/7 from 6 overs, while Emma King was miserly, taking 2/11 from 10 overs.
Melville def University
University were unable to field a team in the B Grade fixture.
Subiaco Floreat 8/198 def Midland Guildford 88 All Out
An Emily Johnston inspired Subiaco Floreat took the chocolates against Midland Guildford at Lilac Hill 2 on the weekend. Johnston carried her bat for the 40 overs in Subiaco Floreat's innings, scoring a mammoth 123 not out, leading her team to a strong total of 8/198. In reply, only Annelies Gevers (29) could mount any score of substance as Midland Guildford were scuttled for 88, with Shannan Rene taking 3/5.
South Perth 6/219 def Rockingham Mandurah 7/138
A breakthrough performance from Molly Healy secured South Perth a comfortable victory over Rockingham Mandurah at Lark Hill. Batting first South Perth made 6/219 from a reduced 32 overs, as Heally scored 108 from only 99 balls. In reply, Rockingham Mandurah were held to 7/138, despite 54 not out from captain Kayla Van Spall, and 30 from Eleanor Britton.