Weston Creek Molonglo were coming off a stellar batting performance in round 1 but couldn’t repeat the dose against a persistent Ginninderra attack. From 1/71, Creek collapsed to be all out for 111 in 29.3 overs. Clare Levings (33) and Grace Lyons (30) were the only leading lights. Katherine Tye starred with the ball taking 4/22 and Jessica Galeano took 3/37.
Ginninderra got away to a brisk start and eventually cruised to victory in just 21.4 overs for the loss of 3 wickets. Captain Mary Waters led the way with 31 before selflessly retiring, Sophie Gould made 20 and Caitlin Galeano remained on 20*
Ginninderra won by 7 wickets.
Tuggeranong were invited to bat first by Eastlake and responded with a very constructed innings that took them to 5/193 off their 40 overs. Young all-rounder Elizabeth Coper-Jones was the standout scoring 50* off only 58 balls while Captain Jamie Kneebone made 38, to continue her good season. Megan Mayoh made 35 from 41 balls and Kallie Gumm finished on 26*. Eastlake Captain Janet King captured 2/33 and young leg spinner Jade Allen took 2/34.
Eastlake began the chase extremely well and looked on track at 1/109. King made a brilliant 65 from 72 balls and Allen showed her all-round potential with 26 from 33. Despite Sophie Jung making a defiant 20* from 26 balls, a number of wickets were lost as the run rate required rose and Eastlake was eventually dismissed for 166 in 37.1 overs. Coper-Jones capped a player of the match performance with 3/29 and she was well supported by Meg Woodberry who took 2/15 off 7.1 overs.
Tuggeranong won by 27 runs.
In the game of the round at Harrison Oval, Wests piled on 5/194 from its 40 overs in an even performance with the bat. Cherie Taylor made an impressive 63 and Alisa Clark made 39. Norths medium pacer Maddy McGarry was the best of the Eagles bowlers, capturing 2/26.
Norths chase needed a big score from one of their top order bats and Sarah Staples decided it would be her. In a brilliantly paced innings she blazed her way to a magnificent century and was still there when the winning run was scored in thrilling fashion off the final ball. Staples remained 102* off 97 balls and struck 12 fours. Norths finished on 4/195. Emma Greenhalgh captured 2 wickets for Wests.
North Canberra-Gungahlin won by 6 wickets.