A LONE hand from Luke Bell was the catalyst for Heathcote's 17-run win over Dingee in the Northern United Cricket Association grand final rematch on Saturday.
Bell scored 102 out of Heathcote's total of 172 as he carried the innings after coming in at 2-25.
Apart from Bell, the only other player to offer any form of resistance against the Dingee bowlers was opener Ben Harris (28).
No other Heathcote player scored in double figures - six were dismissed for two or less - as the side struggled to combat Dingee bowler Daniel Whitfield (5-36).
Dingee lost wickets regularly in its run-chase before being bowled out for 155 in the 37th over.
Kyle Patten (48) and Darren Lawry (41) scored the bulk of the runs for Dingee.
Justin Hancock (3-24) and Andrew Brasser (3-38) took three wickets each for Heathcote.
* Calivil notched its first win of the season, defeating Raywood by 19 runs.
Braden Latter (66) and Matt Gould (47) were the chief run-scorers in Raywood's 6-170 batting first, having earlier been on the ropes at 4-25.
They put on 96 for the fifth wicket.
All-rounder Anthony Dennis (3-18) was outstanding with the ball for Calivil, which recovered from 3-9 to answer with 8-189.
Calivil opener Jarrod Smith (98) fell two runs short of a century, with his fine innings ending when he was the seventh wicket to fall with the score on 187.
Smith was one of two wickets for Raywood's Shaun Keogh (2-36).
* Goornong proved too good for Bagshot, winning by 43 runs.
Bagshot was restricted to 7-117 after winning the toss and batting, with Marc Sherwell (33) the mainstay of the innings.
Goornong replied with 9-160.
Sherwell completed a solid double for Bagshot by taking 3-35 off eight overs.
No Goornong batting or bowling details were supplied.
* Colbinabbin made it two-from-two after defeating Elmore by 65 runs.
A knock of 52 from opener Brian Dwyer helped set up Colbinabbin's 9-170 after it was sent in.
Hadleigh Sirett then dominated with the ball for Colbo, taking 5-21 in Elmore's reply of 105.
No Elmore details were supplied.