A DOMINANT display with the ball set-up a comfortable six-wicket victory for Wendouree, ensuring it remains in the top four.
The Red Caps bowling unit had Ballarat-Redan reeling at 7-48, but the Two Swords tail wagged to boost the total to 121 runs.
Tom Godson took the best figures of 3-18 while Ryan Simmonds was extremely economical with 1-3 from six overs.
Cole Roscholler (26) and Simmonds (20) then got off to a flyer putting on a quickfire 40 at the top of the order to set the foundation.
EAST BALLARAT got back on the winner’s list after a loss prior to the Christmas break.
The Hawks chased down Brown Hill’s 166-run total with five wickets to spare.
Lewis Hodgins top-scoring with 61 while Harry Ganley made 59.
James Nichols took 3-24 with the ball.
LEIGH Lorenzen and Janath Tissera provided the foundation for North Ballarat’s telling victory over Golden Point, putting on 112 runs for the opening stand.
Lorenzen made 45 while Tissera top-scored with 66, as North got home by six wickets.
Connor Miles to five wickets to restrict the Pointies.
The victory a huge six points for the finals aspiring North Ballarat.
DARLEY import Danza Hyatt fell just short of what would have been a stellar century.
Hyatt made 96 off 97 balls in trademark fashion. But it was not enough to guide his side to victory, the Lions falling 12 runs short of Buninyong, all out with four balls to spare.
Liam Rigby’s 65 runs helped rescue Buninyong’s innings along with some power-hitting from David Ellis (53 off 42) in his first appearance for the Bunnies this season.
Buninyong ended its 50 overs at 226.
MT CLEAR claimed victory over bottom side Napoleons-Sebastopol courtesy of some strong contributions with the bat and a solid bowling performance.
Hayden Cartledge (42), Nathan Yates (35) and Matt ward (31*) all made more than 30 runs to help the Mounties to 7-208 after 50 overs.
Naps-Sebas were tracking well at 1-48 before a massive collapse. Ash George did the job with the ball, taking 5-20 and was well-supported by his fellow bowlers.
Napoleons-Sebastopol all out for 90.