Western Zone have easily defeated North Shore by 113 runs in the Under 14 City v Country Challenge match played at Raby Oval No 2.
Batting first, Western were in early trouble at 4/43, however a brilliant 124 by Player of the Match Cooper Brien, supported by Mikey McNamara (36no) and Declan Fawkner (26) saw Western finish their allotted 50 overs with 8/220.
North Shore were never in the hunt, losing wickets at regular intervals, finally being dismissed for 113. Will Shortis was the best with the bat for North Shore, scoring 35. Mac Webster (3/23) and Jacob Ryan (3/18) shared the spoils for Western.