VTCA: Greenvale teaches Strathmore a senior lesson

Greenvale welcomed Strathmore to Senior Division with a hiding on Saturday as the Mores were bowled out for double figures.

Strathmore was out 93 by the 39th over before Greenvale batted out the rest of the day to make 3-244.

In North Division, Tullamarine was also all out for 93 batting first but did make a fist of defending its low score. West Coburg was 5-56 in reply before steadying to win and reaching 7-129 by stumps.

In North A1, Haig Fawkner’s 101 was enough to beat Taylors Lakes, all out 92.

Division rival Craigieburn lost by four wickets though, 7-137 (Glen Baker 64no) chased successfully by Youlden Parkville, 6-145.

In North B1, Glenroy’s Chris Pipe (57) and Nayana Palamandadige (58) shared a 99-run partnership to lead the Roys to a 6-199 to 7-166 win against East Keilor.

Merlynston Hadfield lost to East Coburg by six runs, while Jacana’s 107 was enough to beat Avondale Heights, all out 102.