A CAPTAIN'S knock from Dan Samphier helped the Beaudesert first XI atone for a sloppy fielding display and clinch an important victory against Logan Village on home turf at the weekend.
After winning the toss and electing to bowl, Beaudesert missed a number of chances in the field and allowed the visitors to eke out 176 from their 40 over innings.
Luke Gittins was outstanding in the field, taking every opportunity that came his way to finish the innings with two catches and a run out to his name.
Beaudesert struggled to find their groove in reply but surpassed Logan's total inside 29 overs thanks to a superb knock of 69 from captain Dan Samphier, who eventually fell to a mistimed shot.
Gittins (36) and Joel Throne (23) both contributed important knocks as Beaudesert lost six wickets on their way to victory.
Loganholme Green got the better of the Beaudesert second XI, cruising to victory with seven wickets left in the shed and taking less than 30 overs to get there.
Beaudesert lost wickets at regular intervals after choosing to bat first but still managed to see out their entire 40 over innings.
Mark Page led the way at the top of the order with 25 before veterans Jason Condrick and Steve Kullrich chimed in with much needed cameos at the back end of the innings, helping the team to 145.
The total proved easy pickings for Loganholme, who lost just three wickets on their way to tracking down the runs.
Ben Holley was the only player to take a wicket, finishing the innings with respectable figures of 2/25 from four overs.
Googie Hendricks was in red-hot form during the Beaudesert level 2A junior match, scoring twin half centuries against Greater Springfield.
The team, playing at Larrescy Oval 1, racked up 8/201 off 29 overs in the first innings and 1/189 off 20 overs in the second.
Hendricks contributed scores of 64 and 50 in the game, while Declan O'Donnell chimed in with 53 and Issac Ralston 34 and 46 across two innings.
Beaudesert Red level one took the field with just six players against Greenbank but still managed to play an impressive game.
The bowlers kept it tight to restrict Greenbank to 3/84 after losing the toss before scoring 3/96 from 20 overs.
Beaudesert Gold level one piled on 127 from 20 overs without loss against Greater Springfield thanks to contributions from Kai Whibley (22*), Rhys Walsh (17*) and Jack Oppermann (17*).
The top wicket takers were Patrick O'Leary with 3/3 and Rhys Walsh with 3/4.
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