LUBECK-MURTOA’S Hamish Gawith and Heath Lang led the way for the Mudlarks in their 88-run thrashing of Horsham Saints at Coughlin Park on Saturday.
Gawith scored an unbeaten 71 to get the Mudlarks to 4-184, while Lang chipped in with 28 not out.
But it was with the ball that Lang really starred, taking 4-8 to help skittle the Saints for 96.
Skipper Craig Wilson, 3-14, and Graeme Reddie, 2-15, were also among the wicket-takers.
Saints Jaye Macumber, 40 not out, and Shannon Waterworth, 23, were gallant in defeat.
Jeremey Byrne was the home side’s best with the ball, claiming 1-26.
Quantong recorded a five-wicket win over Jung Tigers at Quantong Recreation Reserve. The Bombers rolled the Tigers for 84, with key spinner Nathan Hill, 3-18, the chief destroyer.
Captain Jordan McDonald, 2-7, Jai Smith, 2-10, and Tim Brand, 2-27, were the Bombers’ other multiple wicket-takers.
Quantong was in trouble at 5-62 before Tim Brand, 31, and Hill, 23 not out, guided their side home.
Jake McLean, 2-25, Jason Pymer, 2-29, bowled well for the Tigers.
Rup-Minyip remained on top of the ladder after Blackheath-Dimboola forfeited its match.
In C Grade action, Blackheath-Dimboola’s Greg Exell scored 127 to lead his side to a 12-run win over Homers at Dimboola Memorial Secondary College.
Veteran Mick Fletcher and youngster Kyle O’Connor shared a 93-run opening stand in Natimuk-Goroke’s 73-run triumph against Colts at Natimuk Showground.
Quantong cruised to a six-wicket win over Laharum at Cameron Oval.
A half-century to Sam Leith wasn’t enough to get Horsham Saints over the line against Jung Tigers at Dimboola Road oval.