A SUPERB knock from opener Angus Gilmore has put Kinross in the box seat against Waratahs in its Orange District Cricket Association second grade match on Saturday.
Good scores from Gilmore (58), Stuart Crisp (37) and Andrew Johnson (44) helped Kinross to an impressive total of 227.
Brendon Centofanti had a blinder for Waratahs taking 5-47.
Crisp backed up his solid batting performance for Kinross with an outstanding four overs with the ball, taking 4-2 and keeping Waratahs to 7-68 at stumps.
James Gough and Peter Snowden have combined to take a plethora of wickets for CYMS against Metro Force.
Gough took 5-23 and Snowden took 4-8 to keep Metro to a total of 90.
CYMS backed up the good work in the field with helpful performances with the bat from Nick Moran (45) and Adam Smith (33) to finish on 5-166 at stumps.
Mark Toynton and Mark Kennedy have put Orange City on the front foot against Metro Wanderers, with Toynton taking an incredible 4-9 and Kennedy 3-25.
City managed 142 runs in reply to Metro’s total of 70, with Steven Sharp top scoring for City with 28 and Troy O’Keeffe chipping in with 25.
Orange City had a solid start to its Centenary Cup match against CYMS Fahys after Lachlan Jensen took 4-23 and Charlie Cooper took 3-26.
Thomas Belmonte (23) and Cec Davis (21) top scored for Fahys to help them to 143.
City finished on 1-19 at stumps.
CYMS Kelly’s are dominating their Centenary Cup match against Kinross as Andrew Lockwood remains at the crease with 60, helping CYMS to a total of 7-191 at stumps in reply to Kinross’s 89.
CYMS had a healthy spread of wicket takers, with Gerard Hannelly, James Croke and Louis Lockwood all chipping in with two wickets each.
The second day of each of these matches will continue next Saturday.