All results went as expected in Para Districts grade one cricket on Saturday, with Virginia and Salisbury West hammering home the advantages they’d set up in the first week of play.
One Tree Hill made a hash of its pursuit of Virginia’s 282, being rolled for just 107 in its first dig, after resuming at 0/4.
They then reached a shaky 6/102 in their second hit.
Ryan Cosgrove showed the only resistance with 26 not out and 33.
Salisbury West, resuming at 1/43, reached 7/164 before declaring and pursuing an outright against ATCO.
Willi Sewell made 66 and Craig Dantonio took four wickets.
In their second innings, ATCO gave Salisbury West a sniff of an outright as they were reduced to 5/23. David Ward took 3/7.
Central United, having made 8/237, collected victory over Angle Vale, which made 158.
Brad Woodward followed up his first-day century with 4/38, while Johnny Ritzema took 3/37.
Craigmore (176) defeated Parafield Gardens by 56 runs, then made 2/73 as they finished the day at the crease. Other grades
In grade two, Dublin was dismissed for 77, just passing Central United’s first day 70. The Dogs were then 9/56 in their second innings, with Ben Starr taking 5/14.
Also in grade two, having set 8/222, Salisbury North rolled Two Wells for 54 with Brad Ingham taking 5/11.
Grade three saw Craigmore collect an outright over North Pines. The visitors made 205 in pursuit of 81 and then dismissed Pines for 98 to win. Mathew Brodley took 7/37 for the match.
One Tree Hill made light work of ATCO in grade four, chasing 64 with three wickets down (Carl Dissinger 6/23).
In grade six, Craigmore’s Jarrad Brennan made 91 as his side chased 160 to win by one wicket over Angle Vale.
In grade seven, Josh Daly’s 5/26 was not enough to get Craigmore over the line, as it fell for 89 in pursuit of Salisbury West’s 131.