EVEN though the re-formed Bathurst Orange Inter District Cricket competition didn't get to see out its final series it didn't stop the 2019-20 season from delivery some outstanding moments with the bat.
As teams faced new opponents they'd never seen before, several players rose to the occasion to help deliver their teams crucial victories or keep them in the contest when the pressure was on.
We're taking a look at some of the most memorable knocks of the season, stretching all the way from round one through to the recent major semi-final.
MATT CORBEN (179 vs CYMS, round three)
How can you not start things off with the top score of the season? And what a knock it was.
This stunning performance from the Cavaliers skipper wasn't just going to be some one-off moment - instead it was a sign of things to come from one of the Central West's most in-form batsmen.
He'd come close to triple figures when scoring 89 in his first knock of the season and Corben would go on to covert the very next round - and in a big way.
Corben and Hugh Middleton put on one of the most impressive stands of the season as they added 178 runs for the opening wicket, taking the team to a comfortable victory over CYMS.
Corben would finish his season with an average of 72.
JOEY COUGHLAN (130 vs RUGBY UNION, round one)
Joey Coughlan's start to the 2019-20 season was certainly something to behold.
With a score of 130 in the opening round victory against Rugby Union, followed up by 77 and 58 against Cavaliers, the Redbacks skipper was on fire in the early stages of the new competition.
His 130 was one of the rare occasions where an opening batsman stayed at the crease until the opponents' total was caught - in this case 167 runs - and was the definition of leading by example.
With Bathurst City suffering more washed out matches than any other side Coughlan and his side will be determined to hit back in a big way for 2020-21.
Coughlan's teammate Mark Day was the other Redback to score a century in 2019-20 - a highlight for him in an excellent season.
BAILEY FERGUSON (100 vs ORANGE CITY, major semi-final)
Ferguson had already amassed a score of 135 earlier in the season but the Cavaliers batsman's pick of the centuries had to be his 100 against Orange City, given the context.
While would ultimately not quite be enough to get the minor premiers home, it was an innings where the pressure was being piled on, especially with not many of his teammates able to stay around with him in the middle.
Ferguson didn't crumble under that pressure and reached 100 in under a run a ball, hitting 16 fours and two sixes on the way to a memorable ton - in what would be the last century of the season.
The Cavaliers man would be one of just three players to score two tons during the season, along with teammate Matt Corben and St Pat's Old Boys' Bailey Brien.
CONNOR SLATTERY (152* vs CITY COLTS, round three)
Colts must have been feeling good when they had the Saints sitting at 4-20, but if only they knew what Connor Slattery was about to do.
With all his fellow top order batsmen back in the pavilion Slattery took matters into his own hands by dispatching the Colts attack all around Loco Oval.
His score of 152 not out would be the highest score by a Bathurst batsman for the season and the second biggest overall.
Of his total, 112 of Slattery's runs were scored in boundaries - 16 more runs than the entire Colts order put together.
Slattery received strong support through his innings, and his century would be the backbone for one of the most dominant victories across 2019-20.
JAMES LARKIN (120 vs CITY COLTS, round two)
Unfortunately for Kinross, James Larkin wasn't available for much of the BOIDC season but when he was on the field he definitely made his presence known.
Larkin made in instant impact for Kinross in round one when he scored 55 runs and it was a taste of what was to come the following round.
The star Kinross recruit led the way for the students with his 120 runs against Colts, leading the team to what would sadly be their only win for the entire season.
There was seemingly no answer for Larkin who displayed some textbook strokes as soon as he arrived at the crease.
HENRY SHOEMARK (104 vs CENTRALS, round nine)
Sometimes when the pressure's off it can bring out the best cricket in people.
Henry Shoemark's ludicrous innings against Centrals in the last round of the regular season might be the best example of that.
Shoemark decided to tee off on virtually everything which came his way from the Centrals attack, reaching a century in the blink of an eye and showing the vintage big hitting form he had been missing earlier in the season.
The Colts batsman had found his groove since guiding the Bathurst district side to a Western Zone Premier League crown and he carried that form back into his club cricket.
KALEB COOK (151* vs Centennials Bulls, round six)
Everyone got to witness five hours of magic at George Park 1 back in January when Kaleb Cook's ground game was on fire.
Cook became the third and final batsman to reach the 150 mark this season when his 23 fours helped put Cavaliers in a dominant position in their game against Bulls.
While rain would prevent a result from being recorded it didn't take the shine off Cook's unbeaten century.
It would be a much needed boost for the Cavaliers batsman who had struggled to make a starts across the opening half of the season, and the game against Bulls showcased just what he was capable of.
BAILEY BRIEN (137* vs Centennials Bulls, round nine)
Another knock which was greatly enhanced by the context of the match has to be Bailey Brien's 137 in the last round of the regular season.
St Pat's Old Boys were almost safe in the race for a finals position but needed a victory to be 100 per cent certain of holding a top four spot - and they badly needed someone to stand up and take charge in such a situation.
After an up-and-down start to the season Brien broke through with a 105 against Rugby Union in round five but the best was still to come.
Brien wasn't fazed when the pressure was on in the final round clash, staying out in the middle for a gruelling 84 overs of cricket.
FLETCHER ROSE (116 vs Kinross, round three)
When you think of the most determined ton it's hard to look past Fletcher Rose's effort for Centrals earlier this season.
With his side in complete disarray at 7-73 in pursuit of 191 he produced his best cricket of the season when it mattered most, lighting up Riawena Oval with 21 boundaries - including six sixes - to take his team to an unlikely one wicket win.
When Rose's side passed the 190 mark to earn first innings points he started to open up and play a range of big shots - almost as if in celebration mode for having achieved such an unlikely result.
Will Luelf's 95 for Kinross was another excellent knock to come out of this match.
DAVID BOUNDY (132 vs Centrals, round one)
Premiers Orange City hold the distinction of being the only team to have four different players record centuries this season.
Dave Boundy finished at the head of that group with his supreme 132 against Centrals in the opening round.
Boundy's big innings would set the tone for his team's season, where his teammates Blake Weymouth (111), Ed Morrish (109*) and Lachlan Coyte (109) would also reach triple figures.
Incredibly, those four centuries all came within the first four rounds.
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