Vale faces big task

ANGLE Vale has a big task ahead of it when day two of Para Districts grade one cricket resumes on Saturday.

The Vale will chase a difficult 8/237 total set by Central United – fronted
by a 111-run effort from Brad Woodward.

The match is a must-win for the Vale, which is pressuring the top four.

Meanwhile, Virginia looks to have a win in the bag after posting a huge 282-run first innings total against One Tree Hill.

The Billiegoats struggled to stem the runs – Jack Banwell took seven scalps, albeit at a costly 113 runs.

One Tree Hill resumes day two at 0/4.

Similarly, Salisbury West is well on its way to securing the required runs against ATCO.

Westies will resume at 1/43 after bowling ATCO all out for just 72 in the 41st over.

Travis McIntyre was best with the ball for Westies, recording an economical 4/6.

In the final grade one match, Parafield Gardens will need a solid effort to chase down Craigmore’s decent total.

Craigmore charged to 176, led by a Travis Gebauer ton, while Parafield Gardens will resume play at 0/9.

In grade two, Riverside will defend a formidable total against Salisbury West.

Riverside stormed to an impressive 211, led by a solid 44-run effort from Daniel Jeffery.

Daniel Stutley (5/93) was best with the ball for Westies, before their reply hit an early snag and they will resume at 1/7.

Meanwhile, Two Wells will look to stem the bleeding as Salisbury North continues to charge ahead.

North posted 4/147 on day one, led by a stellar knock by Jayden Saint(82).

Lachlan Goss (2/44) has been Two Wells’ best performer with the ball.

Angle Vale is on its way to chasing down an achievable total against Adelaide Warriors.

The Warriors were bowled out after 54 overs, posting 144 runs, led by an economical 3/14 from Jimmy Kelly.

Angle Vale resumes play on 0/25.

In the final grade two match, Dublin is well on its way to chasing down Central United’s lacklustre total.

The Units were bowled out for just 70 runs in 51 overs, as only four batsmen surpassed 10 runs.

Dublin will resume at 5/41 after just 19 overs.

In grade three, One Tree Hill is in the box seat after posting a decent total against Enfield United.

The Billies posted a respectable 175 runs, fronted by a 64-run knock from Matthew Gallarello.

Enfield did not have an easy start to its reply, and will resume at 1/4.

Meanwhile, in grade four, Riverside thumped One Tree Hill by five wickets, thanks to an unbeaten 40 from Brandon Rendell.

Finally, in grade five, Virginia belted Dublin by 52 runs, bowling the side out in the 28th over.

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Steph Konatar was an intern at The Bunyip during her Bachelor of Journalism degree. After completing her course, Steph moved to Dubbo, NSW, for her first industry job at The Daily Liberal, before moving to Queanbeyan, NSW to pursue her dream of sports journalism. Steph moved back to Adelaide in late 2015 and soon started work at The Bunyip. She plays Aussie rules for West Adelaide and loves basketball and the NBA.

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