SOUTH CANTERBURY’S year 5 and 6 cricket team had a convincing win against Buller at the Canterbury District’s primary tournament in Rangiora yesterday.
They scored 235-9 and in reply Buller were all out for 91.
Coach-manager Ants de Joux said the win was a team effort, especially when batting.
Christopher Hogan scored 55 runs, Ben de Joux 22, Alistair Harvey 19, Matt McKenzie 19, Caleb Grace was 46 not out and William Blackstock scored 10 not out.
De Joux said the team worked well in the field.
Hogan bowled 4 wickets at a cost of 13 runs. Youngman took 2 wickets for 8 runs and McKenzie took 2 for 29.
It was the team’s first win from three games at the tournament and they are in fourth place.
Today they play Metropolitan Christchurch who are placed fifth.
De Joux was pleased with the team’s efforts. “They batted very well and the bowling and fielding were of a high standard