SKIPPER Geoff Williams is hopeful Nestles' trademark 20-minute lapses have been left in the past.
Williams' men defeated Wesley-CBC to keep up with the Warrnambool and District Cricket Association's leaders on Saturday.
The third-year captain said his players produced a mature performance and praised bowler Matt Price for his half-century cameo late in the innings.
"We've had periods this season where we've lost three or four wickets and have been unable to reset," Williams said.
We've had periods this season where we've lost three or four wickets and have been unable to reset.Geoff Williams
"We lost an early wicket (Matt Cameron) on Saturday but Brendan Chatfield and I were able to put on a partnership and then Matt Price came in with his first division one 50 late in the innings.
"We bowled well also and were really disciplined in our fielding and that's made a difference."
Williams revealed a knowledge of Warrnambool College's Wenborn Oval meant Nestles were able to capitalise.
"It's a small oval but you have to wait for your ball," he said.
"You have to hit with the breeze. You're up on that hill and it just doesn't go into the wind.
"It was something like nine degrees but it felt like zero and was bloody windy. You're not just playing the ground, you're playing the conditions as well."
Sixth-placed Nestles faces seventh-placed Port Fairy in a must-win clash at Reid Oval next Saturday.
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