Troy takes top award
CECIL Hotel's Troy McDonald has been named Casino District Cricket Association (CDCA) A-grade Player of the Year.
McDonald was awarded The Northern Star-sponsored trophy at the CDCA presentation night.
The fast bowler, who claimed 56 wickets in the 2004-05 season, also took out the A-grade bowling aggregate and bowling average (6.14).
It was a big night for Cecil Hotel Cricket Club, which claim-ed the A-grade minor and major premierships and overall club championship, as well as the A-grade one-day title.
The 2004-05 season also was good to the Royal Hotel Cricket Club, which won the reserve grade minor and major premierships, B-grade minor and major premierships, and reserve grade one-day title.
South Casino were the B-grade one-day champions.
Individual award winners this season:
A-grade: Batting aggregate, Adam Morris (407); batting average, Ben Zeller (36.44); bowling aggregate, Troy McDonald (56); bowling average, Troy McDonald (6.14); most catches, Ben Zeller (17). Player of the year: Troy McDonald.
Reserve grade: Batting aggregate, Matt Keep (241); batting average, Matt Keep (34.42); bowling aggregate, Murray Yates (29); bowling average, Mick Torrens (7.55); most catches, Mark Shulstad (18). Player of the year: Luke Wyatt. Junior player of the year: Clinton Vidler.
B-grade: Batting aggregate, Pierce McLennan (441); batting average, Pierce McLennan (63); bowling aggregate, Mick Davis (25); bowling average, T Morgan (11.4); most catches, Pierce McLennan (12). Player of the year: Pierce McLennan. Junior player of the year: Pierce McLennan.
Life members' trophy for the highest score in the season: Pierce McLennan (200 not out).
Patrons' trophy for most outstanding junior playing in a senior grade: Sam Irvine.