Numbers may have been down but bowling was quick in tehe Fastest Bowler competition on the weekend.TREVOR SAKER November 15, 2012 4:03am
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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