THE Bowral Cavaliers have taken out a win in round two of the third grade season.
The team defeated the Mittagong Lions by 88 runs at Stephens Park.
Bowral batted first and scored 214 runs. The Lions tried to chase their opposition down but finished with 126 runs off 25.2 overs.
Lions captain Jason Barnsley said his team was at a disadvantage heading into the match.
“Bowral is a very strong side and we were down on numbers so it was a tough match for us,” he said.
Paul Jones top scored for Mittagong with 89 runs.
Barnsley said every team member played well in the field and their weren’t any standouts.
Graham Brake top scored for Bowral with 102, closely followed by Phil Sherley who scored 83 not out. Gregory Cruger played a strong game in the field for Bowral and finished with two catches.
Despite the loss, Barnsely said he was pleased with the Lions performance.
“We were short on players but I think everyone put in a lot of effort and played as well as they could,” he said.