The WA Female Premier Cricket Competitions continued on Sunday 1st December, as all grades continued with the penultimate round of the T20 Competitions Season.
A Grade T20 – Round 8
Melville 1/85 def South Perth 8/84
Melville yet again completed 3 from 3 in the day with a strong win over South Perth. South Perth chose to bat first and posted 8/84, with Sonia Yadav top scoring with 20 not out, as Rebecca West was outstanding with the ball, taking 3/5 from 3 overs. West followed up with the bat with 26 not out, but it was Amy Edgar who top scored, making 46 as Melville completed a 9 wicket win with 40 balls to spare.
Subiaco Floreat 1/172 def Midland Guildford 9/62
Subiaco Floreat recorded a massive win against Midland Guildford on the back of a 136 run partnership between Megan Banting (88 not out) and Emma King (61 not out). Subiaco Floreat posted a mammoth 1/172 from their 20 overs, with Courtney Venning the only wicket taker for Midland. The chase was a horror for the team from Lilac Hill, as they could only make 9/62, with Bree Hyde making 23 and Jess Emery taking a sensational 5/12.
B Grade T20 – Round 9
Melville 3/123 def South Perth 96
48 from Lauren Shaw and 19 from Jess Row formed the backbone of Melville's 3/123 against South Perth at Tompkins Park in the B Grade fixture. The South Perth chase never got going in reply, as skipper Natasha Wylie (3/20) and Shaw (2/14) again dominated with the ball to secure a 27 run victory for the Storm.
Perth 2/126 def by Midland Guildford 2/127
Fiona Williams continued her outstanding season by compiling 80 not out from just 64 balls as Perth made 2/126 from their 20 overs against Midland Guildford. The Midland Guildford chase got off to a steady start thanks to Amanda Ballucci (25) and Annie Gevers (24), but it was Sue Gray with 47 not out off just 31 balls that took MIdland home with 8 wickets and 25 balls to spare.
Subiaco Floreat 6/117 def Rockingham Mandurah 5/100
Subiaco Floreat got themselves onto the winners list, securing a 17 run win over Rockingham Mandurah at Floreat Park. Batting first, Subiaco Floreat made 6/117 thanks to contributions from Millie Monaghan (45) and Kathryn Handicott (31). Mariners Captain Kayla Van Spall was again good with the ball taking 2/14. Van Spall again stood up with the bat with the chase, leading from the front in making 52, but she was unable to receive support from others as the Mariners would fall short due to a disciplined bowling performance by Subiaco Floreat.
Youth League T20 – Round 9
Melville 0/80 def South Perth 7/79
Melville recorded a comfortable 10 wicket in over South Perth at home at Tompkins Park. South Perth were kept to just 7/79 off their 20 overs thanks 4/13 form skipper Lauren Thompson, while Monica Rallabhandi top scored with 20 for South Perth. The Melville chase was efficient and effective, as Thompson (37no) and Rebecca McGrath (36no) took Melville home with 10 wickets and 27 balls to spare.
Wanneroo 7/102 def by Midland Guildford 8/104
Shayna Jesani made 18 and Danni Eckley 17 in a stop start Wanneroo innings that couldn't build any partnerships of note. A tight Midland Guildford bowing display kept Wanneroo to 7/102 as Elle White took 2/11 and Holly Stewart 2/5 from just 2 overs. The Midland Guildford chase however quickly fell to a remarkable 7/35 as Emilie Nicholls (3/14) and Emma Stewart (3/5) did some damage with the ball. However Sophie D'Addario and Shay Manolini added 58 for the 8th wicket to take Midland Guildford all but home. They did scrape home in the end by two wickets, with just 3 balls to spare.
Subiaco Floreat 5/105 def Rockingham Mandurah 4/103
Despite the loss of two early wickets, Rockingham Mandurah posted a competitive total of 4/103 from their 20 overs thank so 42 from Captain Saffron Mollett and 27 from Caitlyn Helsewood. Dani Epis (24) and Katie Leonard (24) got the Subiaco Floreat chase off to a good start, while lower down the order Holley Appleby finished 19 not out to take the Lioness to a 5 wicket win with just 5 balls to spare.