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Junior cricket | Under-14 round six day one results

By Aydin Payne

In Cricket Shepparton under-14 B-grade action on Saturday morning, an unbelievable bowling performance from Old Students against Waaia will long be remembered for those in attendance.

At Waaia Recreation Reserve, Old Students rattled through the hosts batting line-up for a remarkable nine runs from 15.5 overs.

The emphatic bowling effort was spearheaded by Sam O'Brien (2-0) and Darcy Smyth (2-3), while five teammates collected one wicket each.

Seven ducks highlighted Waaia's tough day at the crease.

In reply, Old Students will resume on 2-77 with O'Brien leading the way on 22 not out.

In other B-grade games, Nagambie enjoyed a dominant day out against Tatura, finishing the opening day on 5-111 after bundling out the Bulldogs for 37.

Lastly, Toolamba has its noses in front against Karramomus-Pine Lodge after the opening day.

The combine is chasing Toolamba's 81 and will resume at 4-21 on Saturday.

● Meanwhile, there are multiple sides closing in on first innings points after the opening day of under-14 A-grade round six action.

Shepparton United and Numurkah are within grasp of clinching victory, while another club has already saluted.

Notre Dame-St Brendan's Black was too strong for Euroa on Saturday morning, with the Tigers clinching a five-wicket first innings win.

The clinical performance was spearheaded by the damaging bowling effort fromNathan Ferrier, who turned heads with his special four overs.

Ferrier collected 4-0 from his fiery spell, while teammates Sam Holland (2-4) and Rayyan Mirtza (2-2) ended the day with superb figures as Euroa was dismissed for 33.

Teammate Ryan Ash starred with the willow in the Tigers’ run chase, ending the day unbeaten on 25.

Elsewhere, Shepparton United ripped through Old Students in their chase.

Old Students will resume on day two struggling at 5-4 after United's Ashton Young (3-0) and Oliver Warburton (2-2) swept through the line-up.

The bowling barrage came after United posted a commanding 166 after Warburton raced to 42 not out.

Blake Gawne was the standout bowler for Old Students, picking up 3-10 from his three overs.

Ladder leader Numurkah is nine runs shy of clinching victory against Notre Dame-St Brendan's Gold after a spirited performance with the ball.

The Blues dismissed their opponents for 90 inside 30 overs and are 3-82 in reply, with Riley Dawson unbeaten on 23.