BIG SCORE: Murgon's Jason Webber celebrating an impressive century. Photo: Tristan Evert
BIG SCORE: Murgon's Jason Webber celebrating an impressive century. Photo: Tristan Evert

RESULTS: Cricket makes a comeback

IT WAS another hot and dry weekend for cricket in the South Burnett region as players resumed the season after the Christmas break.

In South Burnett B-grade, the Wooroolin Warriors convincingly defeated the Nanango Scorpions, with Nanango's highest scorer Jay Steinhardt caught on 20.

Tavis Hartwig bowled 3 for 19 and Chase Olm bowled 3 for 6.

The Warriors came out swinging, with Tavis Hartwig finishing the day on 39 not out and Chase. Olm 23 not out.

Some poor bowling from the Scorpions gave the Warriors 29 in extras.

Meanwhile, Murgon hosted Blackbutt and the home side went on to win by 3 wickets. Blackbutt won the toss and opted to bat and were all out for 140.

Murgon's Ashley Louis opened with 27 from 37 before Lachlan Zelinksi hit 23.

The Blackbutt bowlers began to strike, with Dylan Gilligand bowling Troy Litzow for a duck and Shane Argent bowling Riley Sipple for a duck.

Renee Irvine was next to the crease, steadying the ship with 49.

Over at the Kumbia Sports Ground, Kumbia opened the batting against Wondai, all out for 226 off 37 overs.   

Ryan Kelly hit 55, with ­Matthew Dugdell on 37 not out.   

Wondai finished the day 7 for 154 after the 40 overs.  

The two highest run getters were Robert Christenson on 39 and Jackson Merrit on 29.   

Wondai's Ethan Kucks bowled 3 for 27 off 8 with 1 maiden and Kumbia's Ryan Kelly bowled 4 for 26 off 8 with 1 maiden. 

 In other round 12 results Cherbourg defeated Kingaroy Services by 48.   

Cherbourg's Tom Langton was a standout with 68 followed by Lyndon Hopkins and Edwin Simpson both scoring 29 runs.   

Kingaroy Services Glen Kelly was out for 35 and Matthew Bradford out on 34.   

Services Luke Toby bowled 3 for 42 off 8 and Sam Scott finished the day with 2 for 30 also off 8.   

Cherbourg's Barry fisher Sr took 2 for 31 off 4.  

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