Female Premier Cricket continued on Sunday 16th February 2020 as A & B Grade One Day Comps moved into Round 6, and the Youth League One Day Comp moved into Round 3.
A Grade One Day Competition - Round 6
Melville 4/138 def Midland Guildford 137 All Out
Melville recorded a bonus point victory over Midland Guildford at home in A Grade on the weekend. Batting first, Midland Guildford could only muster 137 from 38.3 overs, as Niamh Walsh (3/14) and Gorgia Platten (2/7) starred with the ball for the Storm. The chase would be spearheaded by Rebecca West at the top of the order, who compiled a tidy and unbeaten 64 not out, to lead the Storm to a 6 wicket win with over 18 overs to spare. Courtney Venning took 3/32 to be the best of the MIdland Guildford bowlers.
Subiaco Floreat 59 All Out def by South Perth 1/60
Only two players for Subiaco Floreat could reach double figures as the Lions batted first at Floreat Park. They would be bundled out for just 59 as Lizzy Alderson top scored with 14, while Lara Maritz took 4/15 from her 9 overs in a fine bowling display. Rachel Delaney (29no) and Chloe Wain (22no) would combine after the early wicket of Emily Hessell to take South Perth home comfortably in 13.3 overs, thus earning a double bonus point as well.
B Grade One Day Competition - Round 6
Perth 95 All Out def by Melville 173 All Out
Melville won the toss and batted first at Fletcher Park, making 173 from 39.5 overs as Captain Natasha Wylie top scored with 27. Annemjin Van Beuge also made 22, while Demons bowler Lucy Bastin starred, taking 3/39 from her 8 overs in an even team bowling display. Casey Soffe top scored in the Demons reply, making 52 batting at 3, but no player below her could make double figures as Melville veteran Caroline Shepherd took 4/14 from 8 overs to rout Perth for 95, recording a 78 run victory for the Storm.
Rockingham Mandurah 8/130 def Midland Guildford 35 All Out
Rockingham Mandurah continued their recent good form, recording a massive 95 run win over Midland Guildford at home on the weekend. Batting first, the Mariners made 8/130 from their 40 overs, with Brooke de Oliveria top scoring with 33 not out. 3 Midland Guildford bowlers took 2 wickets each, none better than Amanda Ballucci's 2/8 from 4 overs. The Midland Guildford chase didn't get off a great start, losing Rachel Vinkovich early, before losing an incredible 8/10 as de Oliveira, Zoe Ryniker and Kayla Van Spall all took 3 wickets each. Midland Guildford would be bowled out for just 35 in excellent bowling display by the Mariners.
Subiaco Floreat def by South Perth (forfeit)
Youth League One Day Competition - Round 3
Melville 6/248 def Subiaco Floreat 61 All Out
Subiaco Floreat won the toss and elected to bowl first, a decision that saw them witness a fine batting display from Melville. Melville would record 6/248 from their 40 overs, as Chloe Ainsworth (79no) and Rebecca McGrath (63) continued their fine seasons with the bat. Mollie Stiles was the best bowler for Subiaco Floreat, taking 2/42 from 7 overs. Charis Bekker started the Subiaco Floreat reply off with much promise, making 21 at the top of the order, however no other Lions player was able to make double figures in the face of a fierce Storm bowling line up, and Subiaco Floreat were bowled out for 61 in the 24th over.
Wanneroo 114 All out tied with Rockingham Mandurah 8/114
Wanneroo and Rockingham Mandurah played out an exciting tie at Kingsway on the weekend. Sent in to bat first, Wanneroo were bowled out for 114 as Emilie Nicholls top scored with 22, while Ruby Clarke took 3/7 for the Mariners. Saffron Mollett top scored in the Mariners reply with 33, and Kristin Jones was the star for Wanneroo taking an impressive 3/17 from 8 overs, but the match would play out to be a tie after the umpires adjudged Wanneroo to be one over behind the over rate, with the resulting penalty leaving the scores tied.
Midland Guildford 72 All Out def by South Perth 140 All Out
Midland Guildford sent South Perth into bat first at Lilac Hill, bowling them out for 140 inside 33 overs as Tyler Jones made 60 and Sienna Ryan 42. Sophie D'Addario was the best of the Midland Guildford bowlers, taking 4/16 from 4.5 overs. D'Addario (14) also top scored in the reply, but it was tough work for Midland Guildford in the chase, as only Jha Chalermsuk (11) could make double figures with D'Addario as they were bowled out for 72 inside 21 overs. Loren Russo was exceptional with the ball, taking 3/2 from 4 tidy overs.