Illawarra have enjoyed a successful conclusion to the Greater Illawarra Zone Inter-Association competition on Sunday.
Playing finals on a rain-affected weekend, the Illawarra juniors took out the under 12 and under 13 age groups.
The under 14s was won by Shoalhaven by virtue of their higher ladder position after the final was washed out.
The under 12s decider was a low-scoring affair, with Illawarra all out for 92 in the first innings.
Opener Thomas King top-scored with 15, while Logan Jensen and Cooper Garrard contributed crucial lower-order runs.
Defending a low total, captain Blake Cattle stood up with the ball to lead his team to victory.
The all-rounder took 4-8 off eight overs as South Coast were bowled out for 79.
Lucas Kay top-scored with the bat, the opener scoring 28 runs in a patient innings.
The under 12s third v fourth match between Shoalhaven and Highlands was abandoned due to rain.
While the under 12s final was a tense affair, the Illawarra under 13s had a far more comfortable victory in their decider.
South Coast won the toss and opted to bat, Baxter McDonald (23) leading his team to 7/101 from their 40 overs.
Alby Ferguson led the way with the ball, claiming 3-17.
Illawarra's Joshua Garnero ensured his side made light work of the run chase, the opener scoring an attacking 46 off 57 balls.
Finn Warburton then guided the team home, hitting an unbeaten 27.
Shoalhaven claimed a nine-wicket win over the Greater Illawarra Cavaliers to finish third in the Inter-Association competition.
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