The scorching temperatures faced by the young fourth graders did little to slow the scoring in the game between Hanwood and Leagues.
Having won the toss and electing to bat, Hanwood lost Bailey Cullen (0) to the bowling of Leo Forner (2/8) with the score on zero.
Oliver and Tom Bartter got their side back on the right path with both players being forced into retirement after both reached 42.
While Luke Demamiel (5) was bowled by Forner without really troubling the scorers, Henry Lacey (11) and Aiden Serafin (13) helped Hanwood finish their 25 overs at 5/152.
Leagues made a tough start to chasing down the big total with Enzo Nolan (0) falling to the bowling of Oliver Bartter (1/5) and Alex Minato (0) dismissed by Daniel Whitworth (1/16).
Patrick Gunn (18) and Tanner Cassidy (23) got the Panthers moving well before Gunn was trapped in front by Cullen (1/10).
Michael Cudmore played the leading role in the middle of the innings for Leagues with a 43-run stand with Cassidy and even when Cassidy fell to the bowling of Jack Cannon (1/13), Patrick Payne continued the good work to get the side to within 14 runs of victory.
Cudmore (42) was forced into retirement leaving Kyle Jamieson (24*) and Forner (4*) to guide Leagues to a five-wicket win.
In the other game, Coro looked to make the most of the batting conditions when the won the toss and elected to bat against Diggers.
The top order help give the Cougars and upper hand with Mark Bennett (24) and Ben Signor (44 retired) getting the side past 50.
When Signor was forced into retirement, Coro lost Noah Kirkman (0) to the bowling of Ryan Garcia (1/10) while Hugh Argent-Smith picked up two wickets as they attempted to limit the scoring from the Cougars.
Only Jacob Witherspoon (21) was able to break double digits as Coro finished their 20 overs on 6/128.
It was a tough start in reply for Diggers as they lost Argent-Smith (2) and William Charles (2) to be on 2/9 after three overs.
Ben Fattore (9) and Joel Schaefer (6) led a fightback for Diggers with a 23-run stand before Diggers lost their last seven wickets for just 13 runs.
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