Numbers may have been down but bowling was quick in tehe Fastest Bowler competition on the weekend.By Trevor Saker
Although numbers weren’t as high as expected, the Fastest Bowler in the North-East competition held at the Benalla Gardens Oval on Sunday was deemed a success.
Run in conjunction with the Market in the Gardens the competition created plenty of interest from those in attendance.
Albury’s Kevin McDonald, a 17-year-old who plays for East Albury in the Cricket Albury Wodonga Association, won the open section. His speed of 122
Second, with a speed of 116 was Violet Town’s James Saker.
The Under-17 section was won by Will Thomas from the Warrenbayne Cricket Club, his speed was 103
The under-16 section was the most even competition with Conor Brodie (St Joseph’s CC) prevailing with a speed of 111
The Under-14 section went to James Paterson from James Fallon High School in Albury bowling at 80
The Under-13s was won by Tom Rigby (St Joseph’s CC) with 78
The Under-12 section was won by nine-year-old Bode Stevens (St Joseph’s PS) who sent down a with 68
Thanks to Mark Saunders for organising the day and also to Rose City Mowers for helping out with hiring of the radar.
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