Central Northern completed their Bradman and Kookaburra Cup campaigns with final round wins against Newcastle.
Central Northern, led by 53 not out to Tamworth’s Ben Livingstone, posted 6/150 with valuable contributions by Eastern Suburbs teammates Joe Hancock (37) and Tom Porter (27) in Kookaburra Cup.
It was an impressive comeback after Central North lost both openers for ducks.
Newcastle could manage just 110 in reply with another Eastern Suburbs junior Charlie Walker the chief destroyer with 3-11. His brother Oscar also picked up a wicket.
Central Northern finished fifth in the tournament with two wins and three losses. Central Coast won all five of their matches to claim the title from North Coastal in second with four wins and a loss.
Newcastle were seventh with one win and four losses.
Central Northern had a three-wicket win against Newcastle to finish their Bradman Cup campaign in fifth with two wins and three losses.
City United’s Ben Crebert and Kurri Weston’s Jack Sylvester both picked up a wicket as Newcastle was dismissed for 214.
Kurri Weston’s Beau Parnell was the best performed Maitland player with the bat making 17 as Central Northern made 7/215 in replay winning by three wickets with 15 balls to spare.
Sylvester finished fifth overall on the tournament bowling honour board taking eight wickets at an average of 16.38 with a best haul of 5-20 against.Greater Illawarra.
City United’s Cameron Wynn was eighth with eight wickets at an average of 12. His best figures were 2-7 against Greater Illawarra.
Central Coast went through the tournament undefeated to claim the Bradman Cup with Riverina runners up.