It was Twenty20 weekend in Victorian Premier Cricket, with Goulburn Valley exports shining brightly.
Former Katandra player Daniel Sartori captained Monash Tigers to a split of games, with his side smashing Ringwood by seven wickets on Sunday.
The Tigers restricted Ringwood to 7-65 batting first and they powered to victory with more than eight overs to spare, as Sartori hit 13 opening the batting.
Sartori managed 22 on Saturday against Camberwell Magpies as the Tigers went down.
Former Karramomus batsman Josh McDonald made a pair of 9s as Geelong won one and lost the other.
Geelong defeated Melbourne on Sunday, despite former Australian player Cameron White blasting an unbeaten 85 to put McDonald’s team on the back foot.
Kingston Hawthorn was too strong for Geelong on Saturday.
Central Park-St Brendan’s premiership star Hamish Winter-Irving’s Footscray team defeated St Kilda on Sunday after the Bulldogs’ game against Essendon was stopped by rain the previous day.
Winter-Irving bowled well with 1-16 from four overs to prevent St Kilda from getting close to the Dogs’ total of 8-150 batting first.
In women’s first grade, Tallygaroopna ace Teagan Brett helped Prahran to a big victory over Dandenong on Saturday.
Brett got an opportunity at No.4, making 8 as Prahran smashed its way to 6-234 batting first.
Dandenong was all-out in the 36th over for 114 in reply as Brett claimed a wicket during a three-over stint.
In men’s second grade, former Central Park-St Brendan’s star Tyler Larkin captained Geelong to a pair of victories and found form with the bat in the process.
Larkin top scored with 54 not out as Geelong chased down Kingston Hawthorn’s 8-94 in a restricted 14-over game because of rain.
He made a quick-fire 10 against Melbourne on Saturday as Geelong won by three wickets.
Fellow former Central Park-St Brendan’s alumni Tom Chalkley and Brayden Tracey were involved in Carlton’s third grade loss to Melbourne University.