A day after starring in an Adelaide Strikers practice match, Emerging Redback McInerney hit 103 from 124 balls to headline Woodville’s 261 at Park 25 No. 1. Glenelg was 1/91 at stumps.
The left-hander has made three centuries in six first grade innings for a season aggregate of 515 runs at an average of 103.
Patrick Page jnr (below), the only player to have scored more first grade runs this season, dominated Tea Tree Gully’s 9/328 with his 148 against Port Adelaide. He has now made 606 at 75.75 this season.
English batsman Euan Woods (168 not out) and Sam Mattey (68) steered Sturt from 3/24 to 6/309 against Southern District, which was 1/2 at stumps.
An unbeaten 98 from Alex Anderson in a 143-run partnership with Chris Moran helped East Torrens recover from 6/80 to reach 7/232 against West Torrens.
Twenty-two wickets fell on the first day at Salisbury Oval. Northern Districts was dismissed for 92 and Kensington replied with 171 before taking two more wickets late in the day.
Prospect lost its first five wickets stuck on 70 runs before Ayden McGregor-Baptista (66) pushed the total to 240, with ladder leader Adelaide University reaching 3/108.
The round will be completed on Saturday.
168*: Euan Woods (Sturt)
148: Patrick Page jnr (Tea Tree Gully)
103: Conor McInerney (Woodville)
98*: Alex Anderson (East Torrens)
4/29: Scott Aufderheide (Kensington)
4/49: Riley Robinson (Northern Districts)
4/69: Nick Benton (Port Adelaide)
4/75: Chadd Sayers (Glenelg)