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NARRANDERA recruit Jarred Lane led the way for his side, scoring a handy 63 runs for the Carpheads on their way to another victory.
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POWERFUL DRIVE: Jarred Lane led the way to the win over Yanco Cricket Club on Saturday driving in 63 runs for the side. Photo: Ron Arel

Taking on Yanco Cricket Club, Anthony Craig (29) and Lachie Jess (31) got the match off to a good start for Narrandera with a solid opening partnership.

Craig wasrun out by Hugh Collins, who also clean bowled Jess.

HARD HITTER: Brent Lawrence of Narrandera in his A grade match against the Yanco CC on Saturday. Photo: Ron Arel

Lane (63) steadied the ship, throwing more big numbers in for the Carpheads.

Lane’s assault was cut-off when he wasbowled out by Dionisio Pantano (1-39).

Jacob Anderson (3*) continued to add the runs, but another half centuryfrom Brent Lawrence (54*) put the final runs on the board.

Narrandera would put forward anincredible effort, amassing 193 runs and only losing threewickets in their innings.

With a tough task ahead, the Stags wereup to the challenge.

First up for the side were Matt Dedini (5) and Dave Tiffin (4), who barely put a dent into Narrandera’s lead.

Dedini fellLBW to a ball delivered by Jack Cox (1-23).

Tiffin was also sent packing after he was bowled out by JakeAnderson (3-20).

Nathan Tang (8) tried to fight back against the Carpheads pressure, but also fell to Anderson’s arm.

Hugh Collins (9) helped the side inch closer to breaking into double digits, butfell short and was dispatched by Johnathan Doyle (2-35).

Mark Doyle (30) offered a ray of light for Yanco, but it was quickly extinguished after being caught out by Anderson on a ball delivered by Doyle. Rhyan Carter (13) kept the runs going as did Nathan Lanham (23).

However Jameson Booth (39) added more much-needed help for Yanco, but it would not be enough. Booth’s run was cut short when he was caught LBW by Brent Lawrence (2-23).

Angus Boulton (4) chipped, as did Pantano (5) and Rhys Wilesmith (5), but it would not be enough. After a gruelling 37.5 overs for Yanco, the Carpheads would assert ultimate dominance, walking away with a 41-run win.

The Stags gave the chase a good tilt it what was both sides second match of the LDCA season.The side will learn from the experience and will aim to give Narrandera a run for their money when they next meet.

For the Carpheads it means they remain undefeated early in the new season. This weekend face the Phantoms.

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