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Barooga leads comp.

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November 15, 2017

Ladder leader Barooga produced a Friday night special in the Murray Valley Cricket Association.

The Hawks ripped apart a hapless Katamatite after the Tigers were rolled for 70 inside 26 overs.

Joe Wright (26) was solid at the top of the order for Katamatite, but the pressure was too immense from Barooga thanks to an outstanding spell from Justin Maley (5-20).

Barooga got in some valuable batting practice under lights at its home ground, notching up 9-219 from its 45 overs.

Riyaad Henry (44) top scored, while Shane Healey chipped in with 33 down the order.

Tom Pendlebury’s haul of 5-33, which included a superb hat-trick, was the highlight for Katamatite.

● Waaia fired its way to victory on the back of a superb batting performance batting first against Finley.

The Bombers blasted 7-288 as Brayden Carey (89) and Mitch Cleeland (85 not out) were in scintillating form, while Greg Meyland (48) was great at the top of the order.

Daniel McHugh picked up three wickets for Finley and then went on to top score with 35 in the Cats’ innings of 134.

Matthew Stuart was the pick of Waaia’s bowlers with 3-35.

● Cobram took derby honours in its grudge match with Cobram-Yarroweyah United.

The combine batted first, making 157 as Kane Goldsworthy delivered a captain’s knock of 49 at number seven.

Cobram responded with 6-222 in its 45 overs.

Jonathan Fearn led the way for the Tigers with an impressive 52 runs, while Izac Artavilla (46) and Tyron Bade (41) also scored strongly.

CYU had five different wicket takers with Mitch Richmann (1/27 off nine) the pick of the bowlers.

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