Tigers topple Pies | PHOTOS

AFTER a scrappy first quarter, Southern Flinders burst out of the gates to defeat Jamestown-Peterborough in Saturday’s clash at Laura. 

The Tigers and Magpies managed only eight points and seven points in the first quarter before the yellow-and-blacks managed to break free and add to the scoreboard. 

At the long break, the Tigers managed to hold a 24-point lead and continued to widen the gap in the last half. 

It was that Ballantyne brilliance that paid off in front of the goals for the hosts with Brett and Shane kicking three each. Best for the Tigers was Ziek Kay.

They added another three goals in the third quarter to the Magpies’ two. The Tigers ended the final quarter 48 points in front.

It was that Ballantyne brilliance that paid off in front of the goals for the hosts with Brett and Shane kicking three each. Best for the Tigers was Ziek Kay. 

For the Magpies, Kyle Wildman topped the scoring list with three while Benjamin Woodall was best. 

Crystal Brook ventured north to Wilmington to come up against BMW. 

A crystal ball wasn’t needed for this encounter – the association’s top performing team performed exactly as expected. 

The Roosters were in complete control of the game from the beginning.

The Brookies started the scoreboard with six goals in the first quarter to BMW’s one. 

The red-and-whites added another five in the second quarter to the Lions’ two. 

A 48-point lead at the half-time break had the Lions’ hopes of winning dashed. 

Crystal Brook widened the gap in the third, adding another seven goals to the board while BMW could only manage a behind. 

The bloodbath ended with a 90-point win for the Roosters.

Goal gun Daniel Hill was in top form on Saturday and booted six. Best for the Roosters was Will Combe. 

For the Lions, their scoring was two each to Bradley Taylor and Piers Cockburn. Taylor also topped the best players list. 

In Orroroo, Broughton-Mundoora got off to the right start with a 23-point lead over the Roos at the first break.

From the second quarter, it all started to crumble for the Eagles as the Roos added four goals while Broughton-Mundoora kicked just three behinds.

It was a copy book performance for the Eagles in the third as they only managed another three behinds while the Roos added two goals to the scoreboard. 

Orroroo widened the gap in the final quarter, defeating Broughton-Mundoora by 27 points.

Tom Reid was best in front of the goals for the Roos and kicked three. Luke Bowman topped their best players list. 

For the Eagles, Corey Smith kicked two while Maddy Hayes was best.