With 4 out of our 5 Under 12 teams making Finals there was a good
chance we would experience some success. However it was to be the
12/6s, coached by Dale McDonald, who were to stand alone as Premiers
The team travelled to Blackburn South to take on the top-of-the-ladder
side who boasted 6 out of the top 8 batters for the Season. Winning the
toss we sent them in to bat, a brave decision but one based on a
strategy to deny them runs. And it worked a treat. 23 overs later their
innings ended at 7/58. Best of the bowlers was Zoe Freer with 3/17,
with Lachie Buyck, Toby Shaddick and captain, Lucas Shine each
chipping in with a wicket. Everyone bowled and fielded extremely well.
Chasing small targets can sometimes be tricky but the Sharks set about
the target positively, only losing 2 wickets on the way to finishing on
2/80. Several batters retired including Lachie Buyck (9), Nathan
McCartney (5), Zoe Freer (8) and Jacob Grieve (7). Lucas Shine also
Zoe Freer took home the Player of the Match Award.