South-west pair Tommy Jackson and Brody Couch have had days out under the hot sun for Vic Country.
The pair put in stellar performances in their third pool match against Queensland at the under 19 National Championships in Adelaide on Thursday.
Nirranda export Couch took 3-57 from eight overs to help restrict Queensland to 9-290 in the first innings. The spell also included on maiden over.
His Geelong teammate and fellow Warrnambool and District Cricket Association representative top scored with the bat in 39 degree heat in South Australia.
Opening the batting Jackson stormed to 89, which included five boundaries and two sixes from 103 balls, before falling in the 36th over.
The 17-year-old’s effort was not enough to get Country over the line as they fell to Queensland by 23 runs.
Couch added eight runs to go with his three wickets earlier in the day.