Tenterfield cricket: Short Fuses topple Tavern

Wednesday night saw the Short Fuses defeat the Tavern 9/143 to 8/56.

Short Fuses batted first with Matt Ware hitting 38 runs as Shaun Merchant of the Tavern tried to keep the run scoring down, bowling 2/8.

In the second innings Merchant again was the star player hitting 14 runs.

Rick Watters had a great spell bowling 2/6 and fielding a catch as well for the Short Fuses. 

Thursday night saw an interesting game between the Slammers and the XI Ducks.

After a little scoring mishap the game was deemed a draw.

The first innings had the Slammers up to bat with Jordan Swan hitting 27 runs while Geoff Swan hit 19 runs.

Brothers Mitch and Ben Austin of the XI Ducks bowled well taking 1/5 and 2/11 respectively.

In the second innings Jayson Murphy had a great knock for the XI Ducks hitting 36 as Todd Hayne managed to put 20 runs on the board.

Geoff Swan, Dylan Thrift and Lachlan Patterson-Tweedale all bowled well taking 1/7 and 1/8 respectively.