Two Wells Cricket Club’s women’s team will take on Eyre Royals in the grand final this month after a stellar season saw the girls finish just shy of pole position on the ladder after the minor round.
The team took on North Pines at home on Monday February 22 in the semi-final.
This scheduled two-day match was done and dusted in just one day, with the Two Wells ladies showing their strength with bat, ball and on the field, leaving North Pines all out for just 60 runs in under 17 overs.
The girls had 15 overs to make the required 60 runs.
“It was a great team effort, with everyone fielding and bowling really well,” team captain Leanne Pool said.
Best with the ball were Abby Chenoweth, who took 2/4, Myha Chenoweth 2/7, Tanya Matthews ⅕, Kayhla Warren1/8 and Leah Clifton 1/11.
Kayhla, Hayley and Abby featured in taking wickets on the field, taking a catch each, while Leanne took two behind the stumps.
With the bat Hayley Matthews made 25 and Leah Clifton 21.
The season grand final will be held at Eyre Park on March 8 starting at 11am.
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Report by Leanne Pool from matches on February 8 and 15
Two Wells v ATCO
Our girls played away against ATCO in the last minor round.
We bowled first and our opening bowlers Kayhla Warren and Hayley Matthews both bowled well, keeping the run-rate down.
They were unlucky not to snag a couple of early wickets. Annaliese Halliday was our first to get a wicket, taking a stunning caught and bowled leaving ATCO 1-64.
The ATCO girls went on and built a decent partnership until Leah Clifton was brought on and claimed three wickets, including a nice run-out to Abby Chenoweth.
Tanya Matthews and Alexis both bowled well without luck, and once again Leanne Pool was good behind the stumps!
ATCO set the Two Wells girls a target of 6/149, with Leah finishing with figures of 3/22 off six overs and Anna 1/15 off five overs.
Two Wells changed things up when we went into bat, sending Abby out with Hayley, and the girls got us off to a flyer, hitting some nice boundaries before Abby was out for 21.
Hayley was joined by Leanne and both kept the runs coming before Hayley was dismissed for 27.
Anna joined Leanne at the crease and together piled on the runs, getting us past ATCO’s score with four overs left.
We batted the overs out; Leanne finished on 27 and Anna made a career-high score of 24, leaving Two Wells 2/178.