The top of the table clash between Valleys Cricket and Sawtell is on a razors edge after day one of the North Coast Cricket Council’s Premier League match at Richardson Park.
Sawtell sit at 4/48 and need a further 116 runs to win after dismissing Valleys Cricket for 163.
David Schutt dismissed both the openers taking 2/32 from his 16 overs, while Matthew Riddoch took 3/36 for the home side.
Sam Elder top scored for Valleys with a knock of 47.
Stuart Moore did the damage for Valleys early in the Sawtell innings taking 2/1 from his 2 overs.
Northern Districts v Harwood
Harwood have set the Northern Districts Rebels a competitive total after finishing at 214 in day one of their match at Woolgoolga.
Matthew Farrell top scored for Harwood with a superb knock of 114, while Ian Slapp made an impact for the Rebels taking 3/7 from his 6 overs including the wicket of Farrell.
The Rebels will resume at 0/10.
Round 6 – Day 1
Valleys Cricket 163 (Sam Elder 47 Trent Statham 40 Matthew Riddoch 3/36 (8 overs) David Schutt 2/32 (16) Charlie Howard 2/13 (8) ) Sawtell 4/48 (Luke Neal 31 Stuart Moore 2/1 (2) Justin Gilbert 1/11 (4) )
Harwood 214 (Matthew Farrell 114 Ian Slapp 3/7 (6) Karan Singh 3/28 (10) Raman Phoonie 2/34 (10.1) ) Northern Districts Rebels 0/10