Under 19s to take on South Burnett

BUNDABERG'S under-19 team will look to continue the success of the city’s junior representative sides when they head to Murgon to take on South Burnett in a Wide Bay Championships second-round clash this Sunday.

After a good first-up victory over Fraser Coast, the team has been further bolstered by the return of Steven Grogan and Michael Lovett.

They join Warwick Hawes, Boyd Smith, Steven Nichols, Daniel Faulkner, Oliver Hardaker, Callum Stitt, Dean Marles, Kyle Stallan, Shane Cook and Alex Lines.

The team bus will leave from the White Street entrance to Salter Oval at 5.30am.

Last Sunday, the Rum City made a perfect start to the junior representative season with away victories over South Burnett in all three divisions – under-16, under-14 and under-12.

Bundaberg won by a hefty 99 runs in under-16 with Ricky Taylor their batting main-stay, reaching 66 before retiring hurt, and Dylan Streets, William Holloway and Jack Barnett bagging three wickets each.

Hayden Herbert flexed his all-round muscle as Bundaberg prevailed by 38 runs in under-14, top scoring with 36 and taking 2-20, while spinner Zac McLellan was their most successful bowler with 3-13.

The under-12 clash was also a keenly contested affair but Bundaberg triumphed by 22 runs with Joe Williams a match winner with an unbeaten 45 and Dylan Sears chipping in with 26.

Under-16: Bundaberg 5-214 (Ricky Taylor 66 ret hurt, Dylan Streets 32, Matt Gavin 27, William Holloway 26no, Dean Krebs 24no) d South Burnett 115(Streets 10-3-21-3, Holloway 4-1-13-3, Jack Barnett 5.5-0-29-3).

Under-14: Bundaberg 191 (Hayden Herbert 36, Michael Delaney 32, Lachi Lanskey 31, Patrick Turner 22no) d South Burnett 10-153 (Herbert 4-0-20-2, Zac McLellan 4-0-12-3).

Under-12: Bundaberg 9-164 (Joe Williams 45no, Dylan Sears 26) d South Burnett 8-142.

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