The Country Thunder South West under 14s State Challenge side which featured Griffith's Ben Fattore has enjoyed a good four-day carnival in Dubbo and achieved a third-place finish.
It was a great start for the Country Thunder side who took on Metro Sixers North East in their opening game. Fattore (1) fell without troubling the scorer and didn't as they took a 49-run win.
Their second game resulted in a six-wicket loss at the hands of Country Sixers Northern NSW. The Country Thunder side set 106 before they were bowled out with Fattore (8) scoring at a run-a-ball before being stumped and the Country Sixers side were able to chase down the total.
Fattore's side picked up wins in both of their Twenty20 with a six-wicket win over Metro Thunder Outer West while Fattore picked up two wickets against Country Sixers Greater Hunter as his side came away with a one-wicket win.
There final game against Country Thunder South East was abandon before a result could be determined.
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