Lithgow Valley v La Salle Hornets
Ben Sheehan's half century got the Valley team off to a flying start in their successful run chase on Saturday.
La Salle hit the pitch first, laying on 7/145. Will Brown (38*) and Lachlan McMahon (36) top-scored for the team.
However, the going was tough with Chris Giugni on fire with the ball for Valley, taking 4-11 from his eight overs. Aron Crowder claimed two wickets and Brad Luka took one.
Sheehan (58*) with Nicholas Gardner Miller (42) and Hayden Crowder (23) combined for Valley to chase down the Hornets' total, losing two wickets on their way to 148 and the win.
The wickets were taken by La Salle's Luke Brown and Kennedy Brown.
Portland v Hartley
It was an easy victory for Hartley on Saturday.
Portland finished its innings with 86 runs, falling to a team bowling attack from Josh Blanchard (3-16), Shorne Holt (2-23), Zach Jones (2-24) and Mitchell Blanchard (2-22).
Hartley lost two wickets on its way to the total, with Warren Stevens (26), Josh Blanchard (29*) and Shorne Holt (27*) combining for the bulk of the runs required.
Lidsdale v Lithgow Cougars
Jon Cronin was in fine form with the ball for the Cougars on Saturday as the team demolished the Lidsdale batting line up for 71.
Blake Bender top-scored for Lidsdale at 26 as Cronin went on the attack, taking 4-23. Emmet Freeman was the next best with 19.
Kobe Hunter took a wicket for the Cougars.
In reply, Cronin backed up to top-score on 27. Teammate Matt Dickson finished on 21 not out as the team quickly caught Lidsdale's total for the loss of two wickets.
The wickets were taken by Lidsdale's Chris Redding and Nick Bender.
The duck pond
La Salle's David Wheeler found himself in the pond after he was bowled for no score on Saturday.
Lidsdale's Harry Bender was run out for no score, while teammate Maddy Bender also went for a swim after being caught out.
Draw for round seven on November 30:
- Hartley v Lithgow Valley Cricket Club at Turf 3/Glanmire No 4
- La Salle Hornets v Lithgow Cougars at Turf 1/Glanmire No 2
- Lidsdale v Portland at Conran Oval/MJ1
Lithgow Valley Cricket Club 42
La Salle Hornets 30
Lithgow Cougars 27
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