Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Queensland Heat win 6 from 6 in Melbourne

The Queensland Heat have sent out a message to their competition after picking up six wins from six games in Melbourne from Round 2 of the Gilley's Shield.

Following are their game results:

Queensland Heat vs ACT Diamonds: 4-3 WIN

After trailing by 3 runs in the first few innings, the Heat had good at bats (including a home run to Jade Wall) to pressure the Diamonds. The game was decided in the 7th innings when the Heat made a comeback and took the game.

Queensland Heat vs WA Flames: 6-0 WIN

The Heat took great at bats early to start scoring runs from the first innings against WA.  With solid offense and defense, the Heat took complete control of the game.

Queensland Heat vs NZ Whitesox: 5-4 WIN

Despite being 4 runs down going into the 6th innings, the Heat rallied their bats to score 4 runs then add another run in the 7th innings to take the game from the NZ Whitesox.

Queensland Heat vs VIC Titans: 2-0 WIN

Queensland Heat controlled the game with dominate defence and early, aggressive offense.  Queensland Heat scored both runs in the 1st innings but continually pressured the Titans defense with their hitting. 

Queensland Heat vs NSW Firestars: 3-2 WIN

In true form, the game between the Firestars and Heat was full of passion and fire.  Despite being behind heading into the 7th innings, the Heat levelled the score which forced a tie-break situation.  Queensland scored one in the tiebreak and the Firestars were unable to score a run in the 8th, giving Queensland the win.

Queensland Heat vs SA Starz 11-4 WIN

Again, consistent hitting put the Heat 5 runs up early in the game.  Queensland continued the pressure through their offense even though some errors crept in defensively and took the game comfortably.

Stay tuned for who will make the Queensland Heat team for round 3 of the Gilley's Shield in January to be held in Perth.

For more information about Round 2, please click here

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