DONALD leads the way early on in the Wimmera-Malle Cricket Association’s A Grade after a win against Birchip on Saturday.
Playing away from home, Donald made 4-161 batting first thanks to good batting performances from a number of batters.
Six batsmen all made more than 15 runs, chipping in for a competitive total.
In reply, Jack Landwehr took five wickets as Birchip was bowled out for 60 runs. Birchip was 2-48 before losing 6-2 in a big batting collapse.
JEFFCOTT also had a good win, making 9-135 against St Arnaud. Jeffcott then bowled St Arnaud out for 74 runs.
ST MARY’S has again failed to post a competitive total, with Brim-Kellalac-Sheep Hills bowling the side out for 43. Brim-Kellalac-Sheep Hills reached the total with a loss of three wickets.
In B GRADE, Jeffcot defeated the Southern Mallee Giants, while Birchip enjoyed a 10-wicket win against Watchem Panthers, chasing down 129 runs with ease.