Otago Boys' High School produced a valiant chase but came up
11 runs short of upsetting top-of-the-table King's College on
day four of the Gillette Cup in Lincoln yesterday.
Chasing a formidable 295 for victory, Liam Cotton (80) and
Josh Finnie (66 not out) pushed hard to get their side
through to a commendable 284 for seven.
Earlier, Finnie had taken three for 53 as King's compiled an
impressive 294 for six with Cameron Gibbons scoring 104.
On Saturday, OBHS lost to Christchurch Boys' High School by
Christchurch Boys' posted 227 for seven with opener Anthony
Burnett top-scoring with 89.
Otago Boys' was dismissed for 152.
OBHS plays Hutt Valley High School today.
In the New Zealand Community Trusts finals, St Hilda's
Collegiate School had a rare tie with Palmerston North Girls'
High School. Both schools mustered 114 from their 20 overs.
However, St Hilda's won the bowl-off.
On Saturday, St Hilda's beat St Kentigern College by six
wickets in the morning but lost by 13 runs to Havelock North
High School in the afternoon match. St Hilda's plays New
Plymouth Girls' High School and Wellington Girls' College