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Brave Bloods fight back, but end up being fed to the Lions

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October 30, 2017

An outstanding rescue mission in the lower order was not enough to save Karramomus from defeat to Undera in the Clyde Young Shield.

An outstanding rescue mission in the lower order was not enough to save Karramomus from defeat to Undera in the Clyde Young Shield.

The Bloods were 7-38 before Luke Sibley (73) and Nathan Jones (65) got them to 9-201 from 45 overs.

Glenn Campbell (3-11) did the damage with the ball for the Lions before going out and hitting 53, as he and Bayden Bailey (59) helped Undera to 5-202 in the 42nd over.

●Mooroopna pulled off a four-wicket victory against Shepparton United, with Matthew Creaney smashing an unbeaten 73 in the chase.

Taylor Hall and Hayden Smith took two wickets each for the Cats to restrict United to 6-156 batting first.

●Tatura remains undefeated on top of the ladder after taking care of Numurkah by 15 runs.

Hamish Roberts (58) top scored for the victors in their innings of 7-148 batting first before the Blues were rolled for 133.

Terry Olney was outstanding with figures of 3-12 opening the bowling, while Jacob Morris led the way for Numurkah with 29.

●Central Park-St Brendan’s wrapped up a convincing win against Northerners, bowling out the Jets in the 17th over.

Youngster Andrew Lloyd (48) and captain Andrew Butcher (33) helped the Tigers to 7-177 batting first as Brett Sheriff proved dangerous for the Jets with three wickets.

The Tigers only used three bowlers to knock over the Jets for 79 with Sam Dawes’ 43 proving almost a lone hand in an innings which included six ducks.

Russell Sheriff (5-38) was excellent, as was Aidan Lloyd (3-32) and James Boyer (2-9).

●Kyabram took care of Old Students by eight wickets on the back of a superb team performance.

Brent Mathers (30) top scored in Students’ total of 110, before the Redbacks posted 2-111 in 33 overs, with Patrick Parsons (31) playing an assured knock.

●The match between Euroa and Katandra finished in a draw, with only 10 overs being bowled as the Magpies were 2-15.

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