The victorious Princetown-Simpson colts side celebrates its combined debut with a premiership flag.PRINCETOWN-Simpson’s first year as a combined colts side has culminated with a premiership.
The Swamp Tigers celebrated a 70-run win against Cobden at Camperdown yesterday.
Hamish Huffadine top-scored for Princetown-Simpson with 50 retired as they posted 5-170 off their allotted 35 overs.
Tom Gray, who also kept wicket where he made two stumpings and took a catch, contributed 41 and Lachie Hawkins was unbeaten on 35.
Cobden was dismissed for 100 in reply in the 28th over.
Trent Reed was the mainstay of its season-ender, retiring on 50.
Oliver Stansfield claimed 3-9 for the Swamp Tigers and Hamish complemented his strong batting display with 2-17.
Princetown-Simpson coach Chris Huffadine said he was proud of his charges’ efforts and praised team manager Steve Ackeley for his foresight in getting the combined team up.
Huffadine said the Swamp Tigers rallied after a shaky start to their innings.
“We lost the toss and would have fielded but had to bat,” he said.
“We were 2-14 off seven overs but a 100-run partnership between Hamish Huffadine and Tom Gray put us back on track and a good innings of 35 not out from Lachie Hawkins with a six and two fours helped out.”
Terang’s Jake Flynn was awarded South West Cricket’s colts player of the year award at the conclusion of the grand final.
Bookaar’s James Henry (25 wickets) won the bowling aggregate and Princetown-Simpson’s Hamish Huffadine (431 runs) the bowling aggregate.
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