PINJARRA notched up its fifth win of the season when they met Shoalwater Bay at home in round 10 of the Peel Cricket Association competition.
Pinjarra won the toss and elected to bat with openers Jamie Lee and Ryan Pack putting Shoalwater on the back foot early.
Lee was the first to go for 32.
When Shoalwater dismissed Nathan Porth for only two runs momentum looked like it may have shifted.
That was not the case with Chris Zadow joining Pack at the crease.
The pair put on an 82-run partnership before Zadow fell for 39.
Pack went onto make 81 runs which included nine fours to be his sides top run scorer.
Pinjarra finished their innings at 8/221 leaving Shoalwater with a difficult, yet manageable, task.
Shoalwater put up a good fight but Pinjarra’s bowling attack did the job dismissing Shoalwater in the 47th over for 173.
Dylan Skipper was the pick of the Pinjarra bowlers taking 3/24 off his 10 overs.
Phillip Walshaw also took three wickets for Pinjarra.
The win moved Pinjarra into fourth position only on percentage above Warnbro.
In other results South Mandurah proved to strong for Hillman.
Hillman won the toss and sent South Mandurah into bat.
The Hillman bowlers were able to dismiss South Mandurah before they completed their allocated 50 overs though South Mandurah’s score of 208 was still going to be hard to beat.
Jimmy Reed was the pick of the bowlers taking 4/40.
Hillman would have been hoping to start strongly but that was not to be with the side left at 5/63 before Reed (38) and Michael Burgess (54) settled the innings.
Hillman couldn’t fight their way back from the early loss of wickets ending their innings all out for 164 in the 46th over.
The win secured South Mandurah’s position in the top four.
Top of the ladder Halls Head extended their winning streak when they defeated Singleton in their round 10 clash.
Singleton was sent in to to bat and were immediately put under pressure from the Halls Head bowling attack.
Chris Phelps tore through the Singleton attack taking 5/26 off his 10 overs.
Singleton ended their innings all out for just 137.
The run chase didn’t all go Halls Head way with opener Andrew Tatterson falling for four however Cary and Mitchell Green were able to settle the innings making 28 and 31 respectively.
Number five Sam Inward took away any chance of a Singleton win making a well made 53 to push Halls Head towards the modest 137.
Halls Head finished their innings on 166 off 38 overs.
It was White Knights Baldivis who came out on top in its clash against Old Irwinians Cricket Club.
Irwinians won the toss and elected to bat first but failed to gain any momentum ending their innings all out for 138.
No batter made it above 19.
The pick of the Baldivis bowlers was Kyle Gardiner who took 3/17 off his 10 overs.
Although not dominate, Baldivis managed to eclipse Old Irwinians’ score ending their inning all out for 160.
Leigh Sibley top scored with 37.
Ian Bowes was the highest wicket taker taking 3/45 off 10.
In the final game of the round Warnbro Swans defeated Mandurah in a low-scoring game.
Dane Ugle was the only Warnbro batter past 10 making an impressive 86; his side all out for 126.
In reply Mandurah would have been confident of victory but it was not to.
The side was dismissed for 117 in the 42nd over. Jared Motu was exceptional with the ball taking 5/10 off his 10 overs.
The win saw Warnbro move past Mandurah to second on the ladder.
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