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ROSEDALE-Kilmany banked first innings points against Stratford on day one of round five in Sale-Maffra cricket.
The Redbacks won the toss and elected to bat, but quickly fell to 3-10. Travis Millar, Ben Channing and Jack Tatterson showed some resistance in the middle order, but the Warriors made light work of the lower order, bowling the Redbacks out for 92.
Wickets were shared for Rosedale-Kilmany, with Brad Scott, Hayden Glover and Rohan Diamond taking three each while Jack Robinson finished with 1-4 from three overs.
Sam Lucas-Laws fell early in the reply, but Leigh Freshwater combined with Brad Scott with a partnership of 65 to put the Warriors in the box seat.
Rohan Diamond offered Scott further support with 25, but the Redbacks hit back to restrict the Warriors to 8-164 at stumps. Simon Williams leads the bowling effort with 4-48.
Scott remains unbeaten on 87, while Michael Walters will resume on six.
FOUR wickets from Layton Armstrong against his former side has Sale favoured to take the points over Sale City.
Sale will resume requiring 21 runs to claim first innings points with seven wickets in hand.
Earlier, the Lizards lost wickets at regular intervals to be bowled out for 115. Jarryd Floyd led the way with an unbeaten 43, while Barry Skennar showed some lower order resistance with 26.
Armstrong led the bowling with 4-21, while legspinner Nico Watt took the final two wickets of the innings.
Callum Polo and Jarrod Moxley set-up the run chase with an opening partnership of 52.
Wickets to Keenan Hughes and Mitch Bennett saw the Lizards hit back late in the day, but with plenty of batting to come Sale will be favoured to get the job done.
Jack Wrigglesworth will resume on 14, while Mitch Evans is unbeaten on eight.
COLLEGIANS has set Boisdale-Briagolong a task, posting 204.
Matt Foster led the way with 86, with support from David Ramsden and Nick Grainger.
Liam Hurst finished pick for the Saints with 5-38, while Dylan Bolton finished with 3-64.
With four overs to play, Tom Langshaw and Steve Noble saw it through with the Saints requiring a further 197 for victory on Saturday.