Giants defeat the Middle Rock Mariners at Blackbutt Park on Sunday, May 12

All set: Rookie Catcher Kobi Heagney ready to receive the pitch from Matt Lenton.

All set: Rookie Catcher Kobi Heagney ready to receive the pitch from Matt Lenton.

The A grade Wauchope Giants got off to a quick start at Blackbutt Oval on Sunday against the Middle Rock Mariners, adding steadily to a total of 10 runs.

The highlight of the Giants game was Mick Gough missing a Home run by centimetres. The Mariners in reply were kept scoreless for four innings before finding their bats in the 5th and 6th innings, batting in 5 runs.

B Grade Giants v Mariners turned into a very one sided affair. Justin Willingham being the stand out for Giants.

Justin pitched five innings giving up thirteen hits striking out four and walking two. He also had a great game with the bat recording five hits from five times to bat.

Mariners were hitting plenty but just could not convert to runs . Matt Lindsay and Ray Beaucroft best with the bat .

Senior Results ; A Grade Pirates 1 Spartans 5. Giants 10 Mariners 5.

B Grade : Pirates 2 Spartans 8 Giants 21 Mariners 9

All day, the park was bathed in sunshine with lots of excited squeals and laughter from Diamonds filled with happy children as the Juniors got their season off to a great start. Young T Baller was asked if he had fun. His reply: "I hit seven home runs."

Next Sunday 19th May, Juniors warm-up is at 8am Game time 8.30am.

B Grade 11.30am, Dia 1 Mariners v Spartans Dia 2 Giants v Pirates

A Grade 2pm Dia 1 Mariners v Spartans Dia 2 Giants v Pirates

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