Mariners raided Pirates

LOOKING FOR THE STEAL: Jackson Lewer looks to steal another base.The Shoalhaven Mariners return to the field this weekend after a forced week’s break due to bad ground and surface conditions.The Mariners continue to show improvements this season with third grade coming up just short against Kiama in round nine two weeks ago.Shoalhaven were leading on the mound with Ray Furlong. Furlong went the distance for the Mariners, throwing 120 pitches and giving up five hard-earned runs in the 11-9 loss.Hitting for Shoalhaven was led by the young brigade of Aaron Taylor, Murray Lugg and Rocky Ninovi each getting a hit. Old man, Scott Deakes, had two hits.In second grade, Taylor Medhurst, Tony Nicholls and Simon Lewer had a hit each. Medhurst, Dom Lewer and Eryn Shipp all pitched in the game which Shoalhaven lost 7-1.In first grade, Shoalhaven battled hard against the progressing Braves line up.Shoalhaven lost 15-1 in eight innings. Medhurst, Mick Talty and Michael Taylor were the only Mariners with hits.Matt Guyatt pitched a gem, giving up seven hits in four innings, five strike outs and just two walks.Talty went to the hill for two innings, whilst Darran O’Connell closed out the game. Shoalhaven are on the road this week to the Northern Pirates at Dalton Park in Fairy Meadow.This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.