Riverstone, North Richmond secure wins in local first grade

Matt Chilmade bowls for Glossodia in fourth grade cricket. Picture: Geoff Jones

Matt Chilmade bowls for Glossodia in fourth grade cricket. Picture: Geoff Jones

RIVERSTONE had a first innings victory over Bligh Park in Hawkesbury District Cricket Association first grade at the weekend, while North Richmond also had a win.

In the round four fixture, Riverstone won the toss and posted 9-203 after 40 overs against Bligh Park.

Riverstone’s Glen Jacobsen was the match’s top scorer, making 50 runs before falling.

Ian Gilbert made 31, while Craig Griffiths, 21, Daniel McLean, 28, and Daniel Whitby all chipped in to help their side.

With the bat in hand, Bligh Park was bowled out for 135, with Daniel Whitby doing the most damage for Riverstone with four wickets.

Ben Mitchell top scored for Bligh park with 39, while Matt Carroll added 34.

Meanwhile, North Richmond, led by a 48 not out from Ben Cain, defeated Pitt Town.

In round five, Pitt Town will play Freemans Reach, while North Richmond will play Bligh Park with Riverstone having the bye.