November 20, 2020
Wooroolin Warriors picked up two bonus points when they defeated Gympie Colts by six wickets at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday.
Colts won the toss in the Gympie A Grade competition game and batted first, but were all out for 96 after just 21 overs.
Kieran Askin took four of the Gympie wickets, finishing with 4/23 off seven overs while Taylor Herrmann took 2/7 off four, including two maidens.
In reply, the Warriors lost two early wickets until Fletcher Brown came in at number four and steadied the ship, top scoring with 41.
The Warriors overhauled the Colts’ target in the 18th over.
In the other A Grade game, played in Gympie, Murgon Crusaders (7/171) defeated Gympie Harlequins (all out 167).
Zac Dann top scored for Murgon with 53 not out, just ahead of Dwayne Malone’s 49.
Harrison Sippel finished with the best bowling figures for Murgon, taking 2/22 off his eight overs, including two maidens, despite conceding six extras.
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Murgon’s Ashley Sippel was named Batter of the Carnival after Wide Bay defeated Gold Coast and Darling Downs/SW Queensland to win the prestigious Schaeffer Shield at the weekend.
It is the first time in 11 years that Wide Bay has been crowned South Queensland champions.
The Shield games were played in Toowoomba.
In the first, played on Saturday against the Gold Coast, Sippel was 72 not out, saving the match for Wide Bay when he came in at number seven.
On Sunday, Sippel hit a handy 33 runs against Darling Downs/SW Queensland and also took two wickets.
Despite an earlier T20 loss in the competition, Wide Bay finished on top of the table, ahead of South-East Queensland, Darling Downs/SW Queensland and the Gold Coast.
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South Burnett Senior Competition
- Nanango Scorpions (8/251) def. Kumbia Rattlers (4/249) by two wickets at Nanango Sportsground.
Kumbia won the toss and batted first.
Daniel Trace (74 not out) and Keegan Wright (52 not out off 51 balls faced) top scored for the Rattlers.
Dylan Gilliland was the best of the Nanango bowlers, taking 2/39 off his eight overs.
In reply, Nanango’s openers had a strong start.
Brock Matthews top-scored with 84 but six other batsmen got into double figures.
Keegan Wright (2/42 off six overs) and Louis Fairbairn (2/34 off eight – including one maiden) had the best bowling figures for Kumbia.
- Murgon Diggers (5/255) def. Wondai Wolves (all out 119) by 136 runs at Murgon Sportsground.
Murgon won the toss and batted first. Openers Ashley Louis (68) and Joe Meikle (67) set a cracking pace, positioning the home team for victory.
Jeremy Hobbs (2/31 off eight overs, including one maiden) was the best of the Wondai bowlers.
In reply, Brandon Santleben top scored for the Wolves with 24.
Nathan Roderick finished with the best figures for Murgon, 3/27 including a maiden over.
- Kingaroy Services (all out 216) def. Cherbourg (all out 189) by 27 runs at Murgon State High School.
Cherbourg won the toss and sent Kingaroy in.
Ken Bedow (40) and Sam Scott (37) top scored for Services.
Luke Peters did the damage for Kingaroy in the Cherbourg innings, taking 5/52 off his eight overs.
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South Burnett Junior Competition
- Stage 2 – Kingaroy Northern AgriServices def. Nanango Scorpions by 66 runs at Nanango Sportsground.
Kingaroy finished with 189 for the loss of three wickets. Top scorers were Hayden Donohue (27 not out), Jackson Kerkow (29) and Connor Curtain (26).
Nanango’s Charlie Steinhardt took 2/30.
In reply, Nanango were 6/123. Top scorers for Nanango were Angus Elford (24), Emma Cullen (14 not out), Isabella Marshall (13).
Kingaroy’s Zac Reardon took 1/20 and Hayden Donohue 1/8.
- Stage 3 – Murgon def. Nanango Scorpions by 54 runs at Murgon Sportsground.
Murgon batted first and ended with 8/171. Top scorers were Jake Sippel (67) and Charlie Sippel (24 not out)
Best of the Nanango bowlers were Oscar Dioth (2/16) and Lachlan Cullen (2/34).
In reply, Scorpions were 7/117. Top scorers were Lachlan Cullen (34 not out) and Rory O’Connor (17 not out).
For Murgon, Tyler Fuller took 3/9 and Will Webber 2/10
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This Weekend’s Games
SBCA Junior Competition
- Kingaroy Burnett Water v Nanango at Kingaroy State School
- Kingaroy Northern – bye
- Kingaroy Northern AgriServices v Nanango at Taabinga State School
- Murgon – bye
SBCA Senior Competition
This is the first week of the T20 competition, which means there will be two games played at each venue:
- Cherbourg v Wooroolin Warriors at Murgon State High School
- Kumbia v Kingaroy Services at Wondai Cricket Ground
- Nanango v Murgon Diggers at Murgon Sportsground
- Wondai – bye
- Cherbourg v Kingaroy Services at Murgon State High School
- Wondai v Wooroolin Warriors at Wondai Cricket Ground
- Murgon Diggers v Kumbia Rattlers at Murgon Sportsground
- Nanango – bye
Gympie A Grade Competition
- Murgon Crusaders v Gympie Wests at Murgon Sportsground
- Wooroolin Warriors v Harlequins at Lyle Vidler Oval, Kingaroy