Benalla Violet Town United and Benalla Bushrangers ended their seasons with presentation nights recently.
Friday night saw BVTU’s 2017 season end with a combined senior and junior awards presentation at the Lakeside Community Centre.
The big scoops on the night went to C-grade’s Matthew Knight, A-grade’s Sam Hazell and A-grade skipper Rob Saker.
Knight won the C-grade bowling award and cricketer of the year for the grade. Hazell was named bowler of the year and cricketer of the year in A-grade, while Saker took out the best clubman award.
Meanwhile, the Bushrangers also held their awards presentation night on Friday.
The main awards on the night went to young gun Wade King, A-grade skipper Sam Gladstone and B-grade’s Leigh Wydeven and Steve McCallum.
King picked up the overall club champion award, with 14 votes from his peers.
He also claimed the A-grade champion award, which is decided by points picked up over the season on mycricket.com.au
Gladstone won the A-grade bowling award and was runner-up to King for the A-grade champion award.
Max Cullen — batting award
Cooper Woods — bowling award
Campbell Drury — fielding award
Jackson Squires — coaches award
C-grade — batting award
Matthew Knight — bowling award
Sam Cullen — fielding award
Matthew Knight — C-grade cricketer of the year
Simon Holmes — batting award
Ryan Lloyd-Williams — bowling award
Sam Hazell — fielding award
Sam Hazell — A-grade cricketer of the year
Robert Saker — best clubman
Club champion — Wade King, 14 votes
A-grade champion — Wade King, 78.1 points mycricket
Runner-up — Sam Gladstone, 66.1 points mycricket
Clubman — Mat Hadj
Rising star — Adam Walsh
Batting: Wade King, 341 runs av 28.42
Bowling: Sam Gladstone, 30 wkts av 12.07
Fielding: Dale Stratton.
Batting: Leigh Wydeven, 297 runs av 29.7
Bowling: Steve McCallum, 21 wkts av 7.52
Fielding: Steve Pickering
Batting: Zac Parker, 239 runs av 39.33
Bowling: Brent Wallace, 15 wkts av 23.93
Fielding: Kieran Linke
Batting: Vaughan Kirk, 378 runs, av 42
Bowling: Vaughan Kirk, 12 wkts av 10.25
Fielding: Declan Chibnall
Coaches award: Callum Sands
Most improved: Reuben James
Batting: Bode Stevens, 281 runs av 70.25
Bowling: Jasper DeFazio, 9 wkts av 10.56
Fielding: Luke Dunne
Coaches award: Henry Sadaya
Most improved: Sam Cullen
Batting: George Lithgow, 136 runs av 45.33
Bowling: Hamish Willett 6 wkts av 9.67
Fielding: Shaalv Deo
Coaches award: Willem Hyland
Most improved: Kelly James