Melton Centrals proved no match for Hoppers Crossing in the CV Women’s Community Cricket west T20 competition on Sunday.
Sitting with one win apiece heading into the match, the Cats fired early with the bat to set a big target.
All but one Cat got going as they posted 3-172 off their 20 overs.
Candace Hulett, Shanae Freund and Chelsea Connell were the wicket takers for Centrals.
Centrals got off to a good start, but then lost 3-9 to slump to 3-33.
The going was then slow, with Centrals falling well short, making 5-65.
Rhiannah Jordan and Katherine Lumley top scored with 17.
The loss leaves Centrals fourth with one round left in the T20 competition before they return to the one-day format.
They face EMP/Williamstown Congs this week.
St Anthonys remains without a win in the T20 competition, after losing to Altona Roosters.
The Roosters made 1-168 off their overs, with both openers retiring to give other batters a go.
The Saints struggled with the bat and were bowled out for just 26 in the 16th over.
The Saints have a bye this week, with their next match on February 4 in the one-day competition.
In the premier women’s seconds T20 competition, Melton fell short against Carlton Brunswick.
Carlton Brunswick made 5-146 from its overs
The Lions managed 8-99 off its overs.
Janelle Hayhurst was the standout for the Lions, finishing 42 not out. The Lions sit fourth after five rounds.
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