Murwillumbah whizzes in Super Eights
MURWILLUMBAH continued their domination of Tweed District Junior Under-12 Cricket with a win in the annual Super Eights tournament in Murwillumbah last Sunday.
The club's Murwillumbah No2 side, who are currently leading the regular under-12 competition, proved too strong for their opposition in the modified competition. Teams from throughout the Valley took part in the event which marks the start of the second half of the season after the Christmas break.
This Sunday it will be the Under-14s turn to play Super Eights with all games being played at the Murwillumbah cricket grounds from 8am.
As well as the Super Eights, there was a full round of junior games at the weekend with Murwillumbah No2 also starring in the 12s. They scored 249 with Matt Lashand (51), Kyle Walker (41) and Thomas White (28 not out) defeating the tough TLCC Blinders (6-243) on first innings.
In the other under 12 game Cudgen No1s Dean Kerrison took 3-4 to set up a first innings victory over Colts. Cudgen scored 4-263 (Ryan Hamilton 34no and Ellis Cromb 38no).
In the Under-14 As Murwillumbah out-played TLCC Avengers. Sam Prendergast (53no) and Vinny Singh Gosel (51no) starred in Murwillumbah's 6-280 while Callan Madden (30) top-scored in the Avengers 10-159.
TLCC Thrashers took first innings points over Murwillumbah in the Under-14s making 6-270 and then dismissing Murwillumbah for 79.