Junior grand finalists decided

COLLEGIANS will play Bundalaguah in the Sale-Maffra under 16 cricket grand final on Monday.

The one-day match will be played at the College Oval in Sale.

On the same day, Stratford will take on Maffra Red for the under 14s premiership at the Cameron Sporting Complex, Maffra.

IN the under 16 semi-finals at the weekend, Collegians overcame Sale.

Heading into the finals undefeated, Collegians made 8-128 from its 48 overs before bowling the Swans out for 98.

Jed Malone scored 43 for College, while Noah scored 21, Tom Morrison 17 and Kelly Griffiths 17 not out.

Cameron Wrigglesworth gave Sale a good chance of winning by taking 4-21 from 10 overs. Jarrod Ingle claimed 2-19.

On Sunday, Wrigglesworth (28), Darren Marks (28) and Tom Wrigglesworth (23) got starts, but they were the only Sale batsmen to reach double figures.

Morrison and Noah Bennett both claimed three wickets for Collegians.

Bundalaguah was too good for Longford in the other semi-final.

After being sent in to bat, the Bulls scored 8-207 then bowled the Lizards out for 132.

Kyle O’Reilly retired on 50 for Bundalaguah, Nathan Whitford scored 42, Zak Russell 34 not out and Dean Devisser 28. Connor Lay took 3-46 for Longford.

Thomas Mann top-scored for the Lizards with 61, with Sam Smith making 28 and Lay unbeaten on 24. Whitford, Toby O’Reilly and Devisser each claimed two wickets for the Bulls.

STRATFORD booked its place in the under 14s grand final with victory over Heyfield.

The Redbacks scored 8-144, with the Kangaroos bowled out for 88 in reply.

Seb Pendergast scored an unbeaten 36 for Stratford and Kane Russell retired on 35.

Oakley Pearson took 2-14 for Heyfield.

Heyfield’s top-scorer was Tyson Birss, with 28. Zane Waixel took three wickets for the Redbacks and Russell two.

Maffra Red defeated Boisdale-Briagolong.

Ben Harrington took a hat-trick in figures of 4-14 as Maffra Red bowled the Saints out for 104. Ryan Phelan claimed 2-16.

Maffra Red passed the Saints’ total with three wickets in hand. Angus Neaves retired on 36, Tristan Neaves was unbeaten on 22 and Jake Pendrick scored 20.

Under 16s, Monday, 9am: Collegians v Bundalaguah at College Oval, Sale.

Under 14s, Monday, 9am: Stratford v Maffra Red at Cameron Sporting Complex main oval, Maffra.