The Maitland Flood and Magic have started their Newcastle Summer Bash Twenty20 campaigns with losses.
Flood suffered a five-wicket loss to Sea Dragons on Tuesday night.
City United's Josh Trappel and Western Suburbs all-rounder Elliott Lewis were the only Flood batsman to make double figures dismissed for 19 and 13 respectively as the Flood was all out for 82 in 19.4 overs.
In reply, the Sea Dragons reached their target with more than four overs to spare posting 5/85.
Flood spinners Sean Gibson (Northern Suburbs) and Todd Francis (City United) both finished with two wickets.
Seagulls batted first and set an imposing 8/158 from their 20 overs against Magic at Stockton on Wednesday.
Former Eastern Suburbs player Trent Park top scored with 40 of just 22 balls.
Young Raymond Terrace spinner Brayden Brooks picked up 4-23 off his four overs in an outstanding effort with the ball for Magic.
Magic struggled in reply with the bat dismissed for just 65 from 11.2 overs.
Opener Josh Hicks (Eastern Suburbs) made 12 and Thornton's Jamie Krake top scored with 21 off just 16 balls to be the only Magic players to reach double figures.
Flood were to meet Whips at Learmonth Park, Hamilton, on Thursday night.
Magic's next game is against the Sea Dragons at George Farley Oval on Sunday. Play starts at noon.
Black Roses, Pasterfield SC, Tuesday January 21
Seagulls, Lynn Oval, Thursday, January 30
Whips, No.1 Sportsground, Thursday, January 23
Black Roses, No.1 Sportsground, Tuesday, January 28