Seagulls too good for Grubbers

Ocean Grove celebrates the first wicket of the match. 165720

Ocean Grove lost a hard-fought encounter against cross-river rivals Barwon Heads in the semi-finals of the Under 13 competition.
Batting first, Barwon Heads knocked up 5/138 with Luka Vella top-scoring on 34 not out. Harry Patterson was the best of the Grubbers’ bowlers with 2/10 from five excellent overs.
Although wicketless, Luke Ewart was a picture of accuracy with 0/9 from five overs while Fletcher Keck took 1/9 from three overs and Jakeb Connellan bowled a very good over to take 1/1. The Grubbers only conceded 23 extras.
In reply, things were looking grim at 2/5 after Donovan Shier grabbed two early wickets.
The next wicket fell at 52, but the Grubbers didn’t quite make the runs and the Seagulls deserved to go through to the grand final.
Ewart, Billy Dawson and Taz Higgins all made double figures for Ocean Grove while Vella capped off a great game by snaring 3/16 for the Gulls.