Female Premier Cricket continued on Sunday 23rd February 2020 as A & B Grade One Day Comps moved into Round 7, and the Youth League One Day Comp moved into Round 4.
A Grade One Day Competition - Round 7
Midland Guildford 139 All Out def South Perth 118 All Out
Midland Guildford won a closely fought encounter against South Perth at home in the A Grade. Batting first, both openers Naomi Dattani and Chloe Piparo made 20, but only Emily Rixon topped that with 24 as South Perth managed to bowl them out for 139, as Cassie Stephens took 4/23 from 10 overs. South Perth's openers got the chase off to a good start, adding 56 before Ashley Day (41) lost her wicket. From there it was a procession as Kath Hempenstall ran through the South Perth line up, taking 4/8, and bowling South Perth out for 118, securing a tight victory.
Melville 157 All Out def by Subiaco Floreat 3/158
Ashlee King top scored at 6 with 46 as Melville chose to bat first at Tompkins Park, but were bowled out for 157. Emma King took 3/20, while Nicole Bolton (2/24), Lauren Nicholson (2/6) and Heather Graham (2/23) all took two wickets in a impressive bowling display from Subiaco Floreat. Keeper Megan Banting set the tone for the chase, crunching 68 from just 67 balls as she added 109 for the opening wicket with Bolton (35). It would be too much for the Storm as Subiaco Floreat would romp home by 7 wickets with over 22 overs to spare.
B Grade One Day Competition - Round 7
Subiaco Floreat 1/145 def Midland Guildford 4/144
Subiaco Floreat recorded a comfortable victory over Midland Guildford on neutral territory at Abbett Park on the weekend. Midland Guildford made 4/144 from their 40 overs batting first, as Annie Gevers continued her good form this season with 72 from 114 balls, while Rachel Vinkovich added 45 as the two put on 121 for the third wicket. Subiaco Floreat Captain Lizzy Alderson had other ideas in the chase, making 70 not out, and adding 140 with Shanae Reichelt (67 not out) to ensure that Subiaco Floreat would stroll home for a 9 wicket win.
South Perth 5/226 def Perth 127 All Out
South Perth chose to bat first at Richardson Park against Perth, making 5/226 from their 40 overs as Poppy Stockwell made a well compiled 100 not out from 95 balls, with help from Hannah Felton who made 63. Samantha Bastin proved to be the best of the Perth bowlers, taking 2/42 from 8 overs. Casey Soffe hit her fifth half century of the season in reply, with 58 batting at 3, but help was hard to find elsewhere as South Perth strangled the Perth batting innings. They would be bowled out for 127, resulting in a huge 109 run win for South Perth.
Melville 5/227 def Rockingham Mandurah 73 All Out
Melville recorded an emphatic victory over Rockingham Mandurah at Stevens Reserve on the weekend. Melville made 5/227 batting first, as Lara Rodin Zimdahl led from the top making 92, and she was ably supported by Jess Row who made 75 from just 68 balls. Brooke de Oliveira continued her exceptional recent form, taking 4/28 for the Mariners. Only one player could make double figures in the chase for the Mariners, as Kayla Van Spall made 44, but it was unfortunately sorry reading as the Storm bowlers proved to strong, bowling the Mariners out for just 73.
Youth League One Day Competition - Round 4
South Perth 123 All Out def by Melville 4/126
44 at the top of the order from Ella Dodgson was the platform South Perth needed to make a big total, however Melville's bowlers proved to be a task too hard to overcome as they were bowled out for 123 inside 40 overs. Natasha Kelsey took 4/23 and Rebecca McGrath 2/21 in an excellent bowling display. It would take just 25.1 overs for the strong Melville batting line up to reach the total in reply, with the loss of 6 wickets.
Wanneroo 9/136 def by Midland Guildford 5/140
Wanneroo chose to bat first at Lilac Hill, batting their 40 overs to make 9/136, as Tene Crafford top scored with 28. 5 bowlers took wickets for Midland Guildford, with Shay Monolini taking 2/11 from 8 overs. The highlight of the day would be Morgan Pires batting at 6 for Midland Guildford. she would make 54 not out from 80 deliveries, carrying Midland come from where they slipped to 5/65, in the face of some good bowling from Wanneroo.
Rockingham Mandurah 8/139 def Subiaco Floreat 4/135
Charis Bekker (43) and Holly Appleby (47 not out) were the backbone of the Subiaco Floreat innings as they were sent in to bat at Lark Hill by Rockingham Mandurah. Saffron Mollett continued her excellent season by snaring 2/15 with the ball as Subiaco Floreat were restricted to 4/135. It was 5/39 and 6/77 in reply by the Mariners, as the Subiaco Floreat bowling line up was on song, but Sienna Styles was able to steady the innings with 43, until she fell with the score on 7/107. It was 8/122 with the wicket of Fowlie, but Porter and Lange were able to hold on and add 17 to take the Mariners home in a super tight victory.