Spender delivers but Saints rule the roost

There was plenty of action at the diamond this week. 370563 Picture: SUPPLIED.

Action at the diamond this week was headlined by a top-of-the-table clash between Doveton and GEMSA Saints in the Casey Softball Association.

A home-run to catcher Melissa Spender put Doveton on the front foot early, but a resilient GEMSA fought back to take out a thrilling 6-4 victory.

In social women, Penguins’ Ros Cook gave her team momentum with a home-run, but opponents MVP were ultimately able to pull away for a 7-3 win.

After a slow start to the season Chickasaw have found their mojo, with a convincing 14-6 win over Cobras.

Geronimo had a great day with the bat, with first-base Merre-Lee Mackey leading the way, cruising to a comfortable 19-8 win.

A 12-run innings to Goldstars in women’s B-Grade saw them overcome an 8-3 deficit to win 15-11 over MVP.

Cobras, meanwhile, were too good for Penguins, winning 7-2.

The two men’s games were one-sided with Kane Bell helping Apache defeat Cobras Black 12-4 and the scoreline was the same in Cobras Maroon’s win over Cobras Grey as the victors burst out to a 6-0 lead.

In the juniors, Casey’s under-16s jumped to an early lead and held on for a 15-9 win, while in the under-18s, Glen Waverley routed Cobras 18-0.