Beaudesert Borobies put difficult week behind them to claim emphatic victories

A DERBY win over Jimboomba has seen the Beaudesert Borobies second XI maintain top spot on the ladder.

FOUR MORE: A Beaudesert Borobies batsman cuts to the boundary.

FOUR MORE: A Beaudesert Borobies batsman cuts to the boundary.

In-form batsman Jayden Stephan headlined the victory with an unbeaten knock of 88 to help his side post a competitive 241.

The innings looked in dire straits when the Borobies lost their 4th wicket for 23 but a 65-run partnership between Stephan and Jarred Johnston (47) put them back in the box seat.

Stephan backed up his knock with a thee-wicket haul to help dismiss Jimboomba for 150 in the 26th over.

Brock Sorrenson, Lewis Steindl and Matty Poelitz also chipped in with two wickets apiece.

The Borobies first XI followed suit with a mammoth win over the Springwood Suns after finding themselves in trouble at 4/73.

Middle order batsmen Lachlan Gittins and Andrew Steindl stabilised the innings with a 41 run partnership before Gittins departed for 38.

Andrew Staines (28) joined Steindl and put the Borobies back in control with another valuable partnership worth 58.

When Steindl departed for 41, Campbell Stewart (37*) and Stuart Groom (24*) came together to help the Borobies post an imposing 244.

The Beaudesert bowlers rammed home the advantage to dismiss Springwood for 136 in the 23rd over.

Opening bowlers Staines and Darton were the chief destroyers claiming three wickets each.

Elsewhere, Beaudesert level 3B posted 5/192 from 30 overs against Northsiders.

Darcy Riddle (18*) and Jim McClure (32) set the foundations for Beaudesert's innings with another stellar opening stand.

Darby Lynam (36*) and Luke Bostock (23) also chipped in with the bat before the bowlers combined to restrict the opposition to 5/149.

Adam Stockham, Jim McClure, Adam Davison, Luke Bostock and Isabelle Hardy took one wicket each.

Beaudesert Green level 2B lost to Loganholme after winning the toss and electing to bat.

Matthew Uppington (15), Isaac Ralston (10*) and Matthew Howard (6) were the top performers with the bat while Ralston 2/22 and Archie Foster 1/14 did the damage with the ball.

Beaudesert red level one defeated John Paul College thanks to an impressive performance from Taj Singh, who second top scored with 8 and took 1/3 off three overs to defend his side's total of 86.

Jett Bright (13) and Matthew Morris (1/7) also stood up to help secure the victory.

Beaudesert gold level two scored 6/79 from 20 overs before holding Kuraby to 4/59.

Xavier Dean (18*) did the damage with the bat while Patrick Overell showed his wares with the ball to claim two wickets.

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