By Aaron Kirby
Kwinana’s bowlers gave 2nd Grade and One-Day Cs a satisfying end to a tough season over the weekend.
2nd Grade came into day two against Kelmscott with 167 runs on the board after a good performance with the bat.
Spearheads Rob Taylor (3-42) and Rhyley Rametta (2-22) fired up early reducing Kelmscott to 2-16 before a partnership developed.
Youngster Oskar Johns-Carpenter (2-24) stepped up, breaking the partnership with two quick wickets.
Captain Geoff Perera (3-31) then chipped in to see Kelmscott seven down at the tea break.
It was a matter of time as Taylor and Perera worked the tail over.
Kelmscott fell 38 runs short as they were bowled out for 129 handing Kwinana their fourth win of the season as they finished the year seventh on the overall table.
One-Day Cs recorded their sixth victory as they chased down Piara Water’s total of 128.
Piara Waters opted to bat first, and Kwinana’s bowlers took advantage of the home-field advantage with tight lines.
Excellent fielding complimented the bowlers as Kwinana forced two run-outs and restricted the total to 6-128.
David MacDonald claimed 2-23.
Kwinana looked worried at 2-16 before Jason Williams (14) and Rod Cribbs steadied the innings.
Cribbs was at his blistering best hitting 69 and seeing the team home before retiring.
The match finished with Kwinana on 6-160 and in seventh on the ladder.
4th Grade couldn’t avoid an outright loss to Thornlie.