Kurri-Weston will have to bat well on day two of their top of the table clash this Saturday.
Eastern Suburbs recovered from being 6/140 to finish all out for 272 on Saturday at East Maitland Park.
Kurri-Weston were without opening bowler Tim Harding, but skipper Michael Heinrich said Alex Seamer and Cameron Bates stood up in his absence.
Heinrich did most of the damage, with 5-72 off 18.1 and a catch.
Seamer took 2-44 off 16, Bates had 1-72 off 18 and Simon Marshall claimed 1-13 off six.
Heinrich was pleased to restrict Easts to 276 on the fast-scoring field.
Kurri-Weston lost a wicket early in their innings, with opener Josh Tuckwell out for four.
Lachlan Vassella (7 n/o), who was on debut, and Jack Bennett (6 n/o) took Kurri-Weston to 1/19 at stumps.
Heinrich said if Kurri-Weston bat well, they should be able to chase down the total, but will have to play smart against strong bowlers.
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