AN unbeaten century from Jack Sharpe helped CYMS to a convincing Orange District Cricket Association second grade win over Centrals on Saturday.
Playing at Jack Brabham two, Sharpe (122 not out) and opener Tom Evans (79) took CYMS from 14 for the first wicket to 130 for the second.
The CYMS bats continued their good work to make 4-293 in their 40 overs.
Steve O’Donnell gave Centrals their best hope of chasing down the big total with his 100 but he was bowled by Nadeem Ashraf.
The rest of the Centrals batsmen struggled to be all out for 161.
Ashraf took 4-37 from his 7.1 overs.
The Metro Wanderers had a four-wicket win over Cavaliers in their clash at Glenroi Oval.
Cavaliers batted first and made a solid 178 with Alex Little the best with 29.
Chris Davis was solid with the ball for the Wanderers taking 5-26 off his seven overs, while Nathan Gander finished with figures of 3-29 from five overs.
After a slow start the Wanderers batsmen clicked into gear and reached six for 182 with eight overs to spare.
Nick Sharpe was unbeaten on 48, Cazim Kadic made 44.
Orange City had a five-wicket win over Waratahs at Jack Brabham one.
Waratahs were all out for 114 with Jason Corby taking 4-43.
Corby then backed it up by scoring 50 with the bat to help Orange City to 5-118 and the win.
Gladstone played out a tight win over Kinross at Country Club Oval.
Kinross finished on 5-197 with Paul Bloomfield (77 not out) and Stuart Crisp (39) leading the way.
An 89 from Ron Milner helped Gladstone to six for 198 with an over to spare.
A four-wicket haul from Rory Jay helped Orange City down the Metro Force at Jack Brabham four.
Jay took 4-16 to help remove Metro for 86.
City was then able to reach the winning runs with eight wickets and 27 overs to spare.
In Centenary Cup action, Orange City downed CYMS Kelly’s by 57 runs.
City made 169 with Kelly’s Gerard Hannelly taking 5-15 off six overs to restrict any City batsman from making a big score.
The City bowlers were too good and had Kelly’s all out for 111 despite Michael Hannelly (38) and Matt Winslade (34 not out) playing well.
Harry Edwards took 4-16 from his seven overs for City.