THE RESULTS FROM GAMES LAST WEEKEND - ROUND 5
First Grade Cronulla 3 runs def. Macarthur 1
Following on from last Wednesday nights 3 all draw, this game also was very tight all the way to the ninth. Alex B opened and threw two innings then an outstanding pitching performance from Dean Aldridge saw him throw 7 quality innings with 11 strike-outs to restrict the Macarthur batters and finish off the game. In all, Cronulla had 10 safe hits to Macarthur's 4. Two hits each to Alex H, Brad G and Gavin F with 5 Quality at Bats recorded for Alex, who is now the League leader for QAB's. Two RBI's to Darcy E. ensured Cronulla remain high on the table going into the next round against Greater Western.
Second Grade Cronulla 4 runs def. Macarthur 3
Another tight game against Macarthur and whilst Macarthur jumped out to an early lead of 3 runs after 3 innings , the boys clawed their way back into the game, with a run in the 4th, 2 runs in the 6th and a further run in the 7th to eventually take the win 4 runs to 3. A good effort by all, 5 good innings from Brett E (6 K's), and closing two innings from Travis X (3K's). Two hits each to Koby P, Lachlan R and Jacob D, with RBI's to Zane Ross (2), and Koby Paynter (1). Quality at bats recorded for Zane R (3); a young Scot named Col Smith (3) , and Koby Roberts (3). Overall Cronulla outhit Macarthur 8 to 4 to get the win.
Third Grade Cronulla 3 runs lost to Macarthur 6
Macarthur were quick out of the blocks to take a 5 runs to 1 lead after four innings, and despite Cronulla trying hard and getting two runs in the 5th, Macarthur hung on for the 6 runs to 3 win. Four innings from Dave Rosser, and 2 innings from BJ restricted Macarthur in the later innings . Two RBI's to Mitch McD, but were were outhit 11 to 6.
Under 18 Cronulla 3 runs lost to Macarthur 17
This was tough going for the Under 18's right from the start with Macarthur bats shining early and they were up by quite a few after three innings. Although they tried hard Cronulla could not reduce the gap over the last few innings.
Women Div WASHOUT.