Defending a total of 167 at Karen Rolton Oval, Yorke Peninsula won a thrilling decider by just four runs after taking a series of late wickets.
Lachie Pointon top scored for YP with 53 and Greg Shirley (64) led the way for Northern before Chris Marshall (3/34), Pointon (2/24) and Shane Moss (2/14) bowled their team to victory.
Congratulations to Yorke Peninsula, winners of the 2019 Senior Country 🏆 after a thrilling grand final win over Northern at Karen Rolton Oval— SACA Competitions (@SACAComps) February 8, 2019
Photo cred: Peter Argent pic.twitter.com/666C2ZW6Cs
2019 SACA SENIOR COUNTRY CUP AWARDS
Champions: Yorke Peninsula
Cec Star Player of the Championships and Batting Award: Jamie Diener (Barossa and Light) 196 runs at 49.00
Bowling Award: Jackson Murphy (EP) 12 wickets @ 10.00
Arch Grosvenor Wicketkeeping Award: Alex Hosking (Northern)
Fielding Award: Brodie O'Dea (Northern)
Spirit of Cricket Award: Northern
Team of the Championships
Jamie Diener (BL), Nathan Allen (YP), Adam Somerfield (SE), Jared Marston (Fle), Robert McCard (BL), Matthew McInerney (SE), Blake Gutsche (YP), Alex Hosking (Northern), Jackson Murphy (EP),
Andrew Mapstone (Fle), Robert Drenthen (SE), Jordan Owen (YP)
Former SA Country player Craig Penna, from Eyre Peninsula, was recognised for his service to country cricket.