Maximum points for Albion, Oamaru, Union

Albion, Oamaru and Union took maximum points in the fourth round of the Borton Cup in North Otago on Saturday.

Union piled on the runs batting first against Glenavy. Duncan Drew led the way with 77and he was backed up by Thomas Shields' 67 as Union made 277 for six in its 50 overs.

Brad Fleming added 44 and Matt Lilley scored 30.

For Glenavy, Ross McCulloch took three for 55 and Brian Mercer two for 35.

Glenavy was then dismissed for 57, Brad Fleming taking four for none including a hat-trick.

Geordy White claimed three for none and Lilley picked up two wickets.

Union wicketkeeper Duncan Drew took his 189th catch for the side.

Albion beat Waitaki Boys' High School by eight wickets after dismissing the school side for 109 on the outer oval.

Angus Philpott led the way with a top score of 30 while Angus Ruddenklau and Logan Naylor made valuable contributions.

For Albion, Brady Kingan and Ricky Whyte claimed three-wicket bags while Matt Finn and Dylan Winter took two wickets each as the school side was bundled out.

Albion cruised through to 110 for the loss of two wickets. Jonty Naylor was unbeaten on 41 while Brady Kingan made 52.

Oamaru felt a bit of pressure against St Kevin's College.

Oamaru made 201 with Stephan Grobler making 64 and Jordy Bartlett adding 37. Zac Nandrett made 29 and Kunal Mahagan 25.

For St Kevin's, Jacob Fowler took two for 21 and Lachlan Brookes two for 45.

The pick of the bowlers was Jack Cameron who claimed four for 53.

St Kevin's fought hard with the bat and fell just 13 run short of the Albion total.

Former Volts all-rounder Craig Smith, now coaching the St Kevin's side, led the way with 57 and he received solid support from Jesse Valpy (22), Isaac Clunie (25) and Harry Murphy (22).

For Oamaru, Ben Coleman took three for 33 and Robbie Breen three for 18 off his 10 overs.

 - ​Terry O'Neill

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