Female Premier Cricket continued on Sunday 3rd February, as the A & B Grade One Day Competitions moved into Round 5, while the Youth League Competition also took on Round 5...
University 104 All Out def by South Perth 3/106
South Perth’s bowlers slowed University’s momentum with Georgia Wyllie and Molly Healy taking 2 wickets each and Wyllie also taking 2 catches. Gemma Cassidy and Cassie Stephens top scored for University however, other players struggled when Emily Hessell brought the pressure with 3/13 wickets, which saw the whole team out for 104 in 37 overs. Healy (44), Hessell (23) and Wylie (13) also top scored for South Perth, bringing home the win in 28.2 overs with 3/106.
Midland Guildford 9/152 def by Melville 8/329
A record score was set by Melville at Tompkins Park on Sunday against Midland Guildford. The team made 329 runs with Rebecca West contributing 132 of 110 balls, making a 225-opening partnership with Meg Thompson (85). Elizabeth Dawson, Sheldyn Cooper and Amanda Ballucci all made 2 wickets for Midland-Guildford. Melissa Bownes for Melville was determined to defend their 329-run innings taking 4/35 wickets, Renee Chappell also took 3/6. Georgie Ireland and Cooper were the top scorers for Midland Guildford making 29 runs each, however it wasn’t enough to catch Melville’s score with the whole team out for 9/152.
Melville 143 All Out def Midland Guildford 126 All Out
Melville won the toss at Tompkins Park electing to bat which saw Jessica Row open with 55 runs. Rebecca McGrath scored 35 along with Chloe Ainsworth making 22 not out off 25 balls. Midland Guildford’s Sue Gray performed well taking 4/25 wickets ending Melville’s innings with 143 runs in 37 overs. Midland Guildford couldn’t quite match the scores of Melville’s batters with top scorers being Annelies Gevers (28) and Gray (17). Holly Gresele took 3/17 wickets, Alana Jones took 2/10 and Row 2/20 which ended Midland Guildford innings, going down by 17 runs.
Subiaco Floreat 105 All Out def by Rockingham Mandurah 7/124
Rockingham Mandurah captain, Kayla Van Spall, top scored for the match with 39 runs. Ashley Heazlewood also contributed 28 runs to the teams total score of 124 with the team batting the full 40 overs. Millie Monaghan and Charlotte Cooke both took 2 wickets for Subiaco Floreat with the team also achieving 2 runouts. Samantha McClurg (38) was the only batter for Subiaco Floreat to match runs made by Rockingham Mandurah’s Van Spall, however no other players made big runs. Van Spall was the stand out of the match with 2/9 wickets and 3 maiden overs having a huge contribution to South Perth’s win over Subiaco Floreat.
South Perth 6/123 def Rockingham Mandurah 5/61
South Perth had a convincing win against Rockingham Mandurah at Richardson Park. Many players contributed to the 123 run score, however it was Molly Healy who top scored for South Perth with 37 not out off 26 balls. Saffron Mollett took 2 wickets for Rockingham Mandurah with Holly Denholm taking 2 catches. Rockingham Mandurah had a challenge ahead of them, however a few early wickets and low scoring runs saw the side lose by 5 wickets. Sonia Yadav was the only player to make double figure runs with 20. Monica Rallabhandi took 2 wickets giving up only 7 runs.
Subiaco Floreat 0/55 def Midland-Guildford 6/54
Midland-Guildford was tested by Subiaco Floreat’s bowlers, in particular Samantha Quadrio, who took 2 early wickets for only 3 runs. Madeline Gardner (12) and Sophie Brown (10) were the only two players to score double figure runs for Midland-Guildford. It was a short innings for Subiaco Floreat, they made the required runs of 55 for the win in just 9.3 overs. Quadrio (21) and Olivia Purnell (15) were the only two batters to take the pitch and brought the win home for Subiaco Floreat as no wickets were taken by Midland-Guildford.
Wanneroo 35 All Out def by Melville 2/114
Melville had a winning streak going at Kingsway Sports Ground having won the toss and electing to bat before taking out the win against Wanneroo. Lauren Thompson (46no) and Chloe Ainsworths (32) had star performances contributing to a 70-run partnership. Wanneroo was not able to match the run rate with all players getting out before the 18th over. Phoebe Wardell-Johnson took 3/5 wickets, along with Ainsworth (2/5) and Indiana Squiers (2/7).