Junior cricket: Gresford Vacy Colts, Dungog and Clarence Town results

PLENTY OF RUNS: Rohan Smith (left) made 50 not out and Jack Butler 46 not out.
PLENTY OF RUNS: Rohan Smith (left) made 50 not out and Jack Butler 46 not out.

The Gresford Vacy Colts had a trifecta of wins on Saturday with the under-14s, under-12s and under-10s all victorious, while the under-16 game against Greta Branxton washed out.

Batting on day two of their clash against Raymond Terrace, the under-14s recorded an eight-wicket victory making 2-134 after dismissing the Lions for 119 the week before.

Rohan Smith sored 50 not out, his second 50 of the season and Jack Butler was unbeaten on 46.

The duo has had tremendous seasons and sit first and third on the Maitland District Junior Cricket Association batting ladder for the competition. Smith has 103 runs at an average of 34.3 and Butler has 96 runs at an average of 32.

In a thriller the Colts under-12s bowled Northern Suburbs Black out for 60 for a two-run victory at Black Hill.

The Colts posted 7/62 from their 20 overs.

Thomas Reynolds was the best with the bat finishing with 25 not out.

The bowlers stepped up to ensure victory. Dougal Evans led the way with 4-4 and Taylor Benbow took 3-12 in a terrific team effort.

Gresford scored 9/90 to defeat Western Suburbs Green 5/51 in Kookaburra under-10s.

Thomas Reynolds was the best with the bat finishing with 25 not out.

The bowlers stepped up to ensure victory. Dougal Evans led the way with 4-4 and Taylor Benbow took 3-12 in a terrific team effort.

Gresford scored 9/90 to defeat Western Suburbs Green 5/51 in Kookaburra under-10s.

BIG HAUL: Dougal Evans celebrates his haul of four wickets for the Colts under-12s and Northern Suburbs Black on Saturday.

BIG HAUL: Dougal Evans celebrates his haul of four wickets for the Colts under-12s and Northern Suburbs Black on Saturday.

Junior cricket heads into the Christmas break and will not return until January 29.

The under-16s play one final game this Saturday when the Colts host Raymond Terrace.

Clarence Town thrash Wine Country

Clarence Town under-13s went into the Christmas break on a winning note thrashing Wine Country by 83 runs.

Batting first Clarence Town made 5/111 with Jentsen Brand making 20 not out retired and Nash Jeffery 24. They dismissed Wine Country for just 28 with Mark Bates taking 3-0 and Charlie Jones 2-4.

In under-12s, Duncan Bagnall top scored with 12 not out as Clarence Town made 5-57. In reply Tenambit Morpeth made 6-59. Aksel Brand took 3-5.

Mixed results for Dungog juniors

Dungog under-11 recorded a seven-run win against Eastern Suburbs after making 6-84. Tyler Grahame top scored with 15 not out. Eden Daniels took 2-4 as Easts made 7/78 in reply.

In under-10s, Dungog 3/74 were defeated by Kurri Weston Mulbring 10/93. Zaine Taylor took 2-6 and Lucas Whitby 2-7 for Dungog.

Paterson under-12s lose to Thornton

Paterson under-12's total of 67 was not enough against Thornton who recorded a four-wicket victory on Saturday.

Harrison McCosker with 14 was the only Paterson player to reach double figures.

Thornton made 6-59 in reply. Paterson's Samuel Collins (2-4), Ethan Cowled (2-7) and Maddison Hicks (2-10) all picked up two wickets each.