SA’s 75-run win featured standout performances from Patterson and former NSW player Ashleigh Gardner (40 off 24 balls), alongside young quick Ellie Falconer, who collected two wickets.

Batting first, the Scorpions compiled a competitive total of 271 before being bowled out in the 42nd over.

Patterson led the pack, smashing 117 off 102 balls, including 15 fours and one six.

Northern Territory’s Tabatha Saville posted her first notable score for the week, making 23, while bowler Brooke Harris continued her run of form with the bat, compiling a tidy 20 runs.

It was Tasmania’s Georgia Redmayne who made the most solid contribution for her side, retiring with 42 runs.

Falconer took 2/35 off seven overs, while Katelyn Pope, Samantha Betts, Saville and Harris all nabbed one wicket each.

Some sharp fielding from the Scorpions produced four run outs, helping to dismiss the Roar in the 49th over with a total of 196.