Glen stands up in win, but BITS bowled out
CRICKET: The Glen's Glen Stanton-Cook produced a match-winning unbeaten 43 to guide his team home in a tight third round of the Frenchville Sports Club Capricorn Challenge against Gracemere..
In stifling conditions at the Rockhampton Cricket Ground, The Glen sent Gracemere into bat and it proved worthwhile.
The hosts were bowled out for 110 in the 34th over with Michael Matz (3-23), Sam Lowry (2-9) and youngster Harry Rideout (2-12) the stand-out bowlers.
"We bowled really well and the conditions were hot and the pitch wasn't perfect,” Lowry said. Lowry made 20 and he described playing conditions as tough.
"I only made 20, but it felt I was out there for eight hours,” he said. "It was 37 degrees but felt hotter than that.”
Gracemere's Bryce Heal and Phil Barber made 23 and 21 runs respectively.
The Glen got the runs in the 27th over while Gracemere's Kade Horan (3-32) and Thomas Shackleton (2-16) and Heal 2-19 were the pick of the bowlers.
The news wasn't so good for BITS who were bowled out for 54 as they attempted to chase down Frenchville's 9-146.
Josh Finlay made 16 while BITS captain Terry Sawyer score 13 BITS were superb with the ball with Sawyer (4-35) and Nathan Cobb who led the way.