IN what was the game of the round, Brook Blue have secured another win in what is becoming an encouraging campaign for them.
After going without a victory all of last season, they have already taken the full points twice this year and currently sit eighth and 12 points off the bottom.
They battled hard to come away victors on Saturday, chasing down Bunnan's 172 and losing 9 wickets in the process.
Brad Kane was the hero with the bat making an unbeaten 52, although credit must be given to 14-year-old Andrew Cooper who showed incredible composure to not only stay in but also add 6 runs coming in as the last batter.
They fought through the nerves however, and leapfrogged their opponents on the ladder, despite Bunnan having defeated top four side Rouchel last weekend.
The away side's best player on the day was Shane Davis, who made 33 and also took three wickets.
The most impressive bowling performance of the day belonged to Brook Blue's Matthew Morrison, who claimed figures of 4 for 8 from 3 overs.
Despite remaining 14 points off the top four, it's been a year of growth and youth development that should see them challenge more heavily in years to come.
Souths didn't enjoy the weekend quite so much, falling for just 56 on a smoke-hazed day at Aberdeen.
Acting as the away side, they batted first and got off to a solid start, before a middle and late order collapse saw them dismissed in just 20.1 overs.
It initially looked as if they were still going to make it a contest though, after Aberdeen fell to 2 for 0 before a partnership from Jeremy Smith and Nathan Connor - who also took a five-wicket-haul - broke South's spirit and ended the match in just 10.1 overs.
Going around the grounds, Rouchel bounced back from last week's loss by defeating the Bushrangers away from home with an 8-wicket margin; the Belmore Bulls hosted Murrurundi and secured a 94 run win; and the clash between Merriwa and Belltrees was cancelled due to poor air quality; Silver Slugs had the bye.
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