LANGWARIN booked their spot in the Grand Final with a win over Baden Powell last weekend.
Langwarrin and Baden Powell played at Lloyd Park last Saturday and Sunday. Langwarrin batted on Saturday, and put a big score on the board.
At the end of day one, Langwarrin finished on 8/232. Opener Ian Cockbain smashed 91 runs.
Baden Powell got off to a shaky start on Sunday, and couldn’t recover. They lost both openers for small totals, and at 5/54 the game was out of their reach.
Baden Powell was bowled out for 170, 62 runs short of their target.
This weekend, Langwarrin will play ladder leaders Old Peninsula in the Grand Final.
Old Peninsula was bowled out for 186 on day one of their match against Pines. On day two they defended that total, bowling Pines out for just 105.
John Forrest and James La Brooy took five wickets each for the victors.
SEAFORD Tigers will play Heatherhill in this weekend’s MPCA Peninsula division Grand Final.
Seaford Tigers punched their ticket with a hard-fought win over Dromana last weekend.
A brilliant showing from Mackenzie Gardner was the highlight of Saturday’s play. The Tigers first drop batter smashed 89 runs, helping his side reach a final total of 199.
Dromana’s run chase was going well, but a collapse of 6/22 cost them badly. They were bowled out for 155.
Heatherhill picked up a 41-run win over Mornington in their semi-final clash at Alexandra Park.
ROSEBUD successfully chased down Delacombe Park’s total of 192 last weekend to move on to the Grand Final.
Delacombe Park hosted Rosebud in a semi-final clash last weekend. The home side batted on Saturday, and finished the day on 5/192.
Andy Perry’s unbeaten 87 was Delacombe Park’s top score.
Rosebud were impressive on Sunday. They chased down their target with five wickets and 11 overs to spare.
Half-centuries from Liam Collett and Ashley Mills helped Rosebud get over the line.
Seaford also claimed their place in the big dance last weekend. They defeated Carrum Downs by 57 runs in the other District division semi-final.
BALNARRING comprehensively defeated Boneo last weekend in their semi-final match.
Balnarring wrapped up a first innings win on day one of the two-day clash. They chased down Boneo’s total of 93 in a little more than 20 overs.
Balnarring was bowled out for 115, and Boneo came in to bat again. They were bowled out for 61, which Balnarring chased down with eight wickets to spare.
The outright win gives Balnarring some momentum heading into this weekend’s Grand Final. They will play Mt Martha, who booked their spot with a win over Tootgarook.