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Wes strangles rivals as Students land upset on day one

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February 06, 2017

Wes Strang (5-48) ran through the line-up, as United was bowled out for 125.

Old Students have racked up a vital Clyde Young Shield win, upsetting second-placed Shepparton United on Saturday.

Wes Strang (5-48) ran through the line-up, as United was bowled out for 125 with only Damon Zampaglione (55 not out) getting going.

Rocky Gagliardi (53 not out) and Matt Harris (40) batted well to see the Students side, that boasted a number of junior players, to 6-145.

Tatura made its way to 200 after batting first against Katandra, with Glenn Walker (54) and Rajiv Singh (38) in good form.

Zane Thorne (3-32) was the pick of the Eagles’ bowlers, while Ryleigh Shannon and Andrew Nicholls picked up two wickets each.

Katandra reached 0-24 at stumps from 10 overs.

Ladder leader Undera has a fight on its hands against Karramomus, requiring 42 more runs with only four wickets in hand.

John Valentin claimed five wickets for the Lions to have the Bloods all out for 112 as Michael Mandaradoni (34) top scored.

Jono Mandaradoni bagged three wickets as Undera collapsed to 6-71 by stumps.

Wickets tumbled in the clash between Mooroopna and Central Park-St Brendan’s, with the Tigers skittled for 93.

Guy Madigan, Clint Thomas and Taylor Hall took three wickets each for the Cats, while Jordan McGregor’s 31 proved important.

Paul McDonald (22) tried to hold it together for Mooroopna when it batted, but the Cats slumped to 5-46 after duel blows from Adam Pye and Brendan Kenna.

Northerners are in with a chance of securing their fourth win of the season after a good opening day against Kyabram.

Sam Davies’ 72 helped the Jets fly to 181, while Matthew McDonald took three wickets.

Kyabram fell to 2-9 at the close of play.

Numurkah is 1-7 in reply to Euroa’s 9-202 declared, with Jason Verhoeven (4-55) and Jeremy Edwards (3-22) on fire for the Blues.

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