Auckland lead the National Under-17 Tournament at Napier’s Nelson Park after their first round win over Northern Districts.
Having put on 380, Auckland bowled out the ND first innings for 122, taking five for 42 early on day two.
Auckland enforced the follow and ND were again in trouble, eventually folding for 130 in the only outright result of the opening stage.
Wellington claimed a one-run win on first innings over Central Districts, while Otago took first-innings points against Canterbury.
Canterbury v Otago
Canterbury won the toss and elected to bat.
Canterbury 1st Innings: - 145 All Out (M Laffey 33, S Swain 4/22, M Souter 3/27
Canterbury 2nd Innings: - 32/0 (D Kruger 16*, B Walsh 118)
Win to Otago on 1st Innings (four points).
ND v Auckland
Northern Districts 1st Innings: - 122 All Out(T Clarke 51, B Warren 3/19, V Davies 3/24)
Northern Districts 2nd Innings: - 130 All Out(J Neesman 3/19)
Outright Win to Auckland by an innings and 135 runs (six points).
Wellington v CD
Wellington 1st Innings: - 197 All Out (J Austin-Smellie 40, V Ward 38, F Colson 32 D Bracewell 3/40 and D van Deventer 4/42)
Central Districts 1st Innings: - 196 All Out (A Dodd 48, D Bracewell 33, H Boam 4/64, I Tugaga 3/28, T Friday 3/38)
Win to Wellington by one run on first innings (four points).