St Patrick’s is strongly positioned against Belvoir after making 8-311 at Kelly Park.
The Patties made the most of the perfect batting conditions with Matt Crawshaw (73), Jason van der Merwe (75) and Luke Restall (61) playing fine knocks.
Skipper Heath Naughton said it was an even batting performance.
“You want to see a good spread of contributors and that’s what we got,” he said.
“The wicket was really good and we wanted to make 300.”