Mixed results for Division One sides as cricket resumes

Pat Hislop took four wickets for the Blues in their win over Centrals. Photo: file

Pat Hislop took four wickets for the Blues in their win over Centrals. Photo: file

It was mixed results for Young's Division One sides on Saturday with the Blues winning and Coyotes suffering a six wicket loss.

The Blues managed to defend 103 against Cootamundra Central Hotel.

Batting first, the Blues slowly built a total above 100 with contributions from Josh Platt (21), Cooper Powderly (10) and Peter Guthrie (59).

With the ball, Pat Hislop proved hard to keep out picking up four wickets - skittling the batsman's stumps on three occasions.

Centrals slipped to 4-9 early however responded with a strong fifth-wicket partnership to get to 5-63. From there, they lost 5-16. Meanwhile, the Coyotes couldn't defend 106.

Batting first, Smithie Goodman (26), Kris Scelly (22) and Javarn Hurcum (27) all made solid contributions.

It wasn't enough, the Crusaders passed the winning total in 15.5 overs with the loss of four wickets. Temora Whirlwins defeated Shamrock Hotel in the other game.

Cootamundra Bulldogs, Young Gunners and Temora Renegades posted wins in Division Two.