Go-Ports continue the charge towards finals
GORAE-PORTLAND will head into the Portland and District Cricket Association’s A grade finals series full of confidence after concluding the season with another two-day victory.
Since the mid-season break Go-Ports are undefeated, recording a one-day victory against Portland Colts and consecutive two-day wins against South Portland, Tyrendarra and now Portland Tigers.
The round 12, two-day contest between Go-Ports and Portland Tigers came to a close on Saturday with Go-Ports taking the first innings points.
On the opening day of play Portland Tigers batted first, setting a total of 159.
Gorae-Portland faced the final overs of the day and reached stumps at 4-65.
After 68 overs, Go-Ports’ first innings finished at 182 runs, with the first innings points reached with three wickets in the shed.
Stephen O’Brien and Zac Duncan shared the high-scoring honours, both with 47, while Jeremy Duncan chipped in with a handy 22.
For Portland Tigers the bowling load was evenly spread, with Josh Atwell taking 3-60, while Joel Hollis and Will Oakley enjoyed two scalps apiece.