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May 10, 2021

Byron second XI charge into the grandfinal with good win

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Toby Schott helped bowl Byron into the grandfinal of the Caostal League with figures of 3/22. Photo Deb milgate

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The Byron Bay second grade cricketers have made it into the grandfinal of the Coastal League for the second year in a row with a victory over Tintenbar East Ballina last Saturday.

Playing at TEB’s home ground, Kingsford Smith South field, the Byron Cellars team lost the toss and had to bowl first.

TEB were restricted to 9/147 off their 40 allotted overs with Toby Schott topping the bowling with 3/22 off eight over’s.

George Worthington (2/19) and Levi Shouldice (2/36) chipped in, while Lachlan Whiteford and Brady Fuhrmann picked up a wicket each.

Byron Bay lost six wickets, chasing down the score off 35 overs.

Owen Delian was undefeated on 37 runs, batting at number three.

Toby hit 33 as an opener along with Michael Hughes who contributed 23 in their opening partnership of 61.

Ryan McGuiness scored 18 runs and Peter Jackson was 12 not out as the Bay side cruised into the grandfinal this weekend versus Lennox Head probably at Rabjones Oval, Murwillumbah by all accounts.

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