Roosters’ reign continues

CRYSTAL Brook continued to show its dominance in the 2018 season with a 81-point triumph over cellar dwellers Jamestown-Peterborough.

It all started slowly at Saturday’s clash in Peterborough with the Roosters managing three goals in the first quarter to the Magpies’ one. 

From the second quarter it was all about the brilliant Brookies. 

Crystal Brook went into the half-time break with 34-point lead over the black-and-whites after adding six goals to the scoreboard to the Magpies’ three. 

Another eight goals in the last half saw them walk away as victors. 

Jackson Richman was best in front of goals for the Roosters and kicked five while Mail Medallist Campbell Combe topped the best players list. 

For the Magpies, Benjamin Woodall and Kyle Wildman both kicked two while best player honours went to Dylan Loveridge. 

Roos too strong for Lions

The Saturday thrashings continued with Orroroo proving too strong for BMW.

The scores were almost neck-and-neck in the first quarter with three goals each to the Roos and Lions.

From the second quarter, Orroroo’s scoreboard was peppered with goals as they added eight while the Lions could manage just a point. 

After having a 50-point lead at the long break, things just kept on getting better for the Roos.

They added another seven in the last half while the Lions added just three.

Denis Redden topped the Roos’ goal kicking list with five while Dylan Foulis was best. 

For the Lions, their six goals were scattered across Matt Christopherson, Jake Keller, Bradley Taylor, Graham Cooke, Barney Watkinson and Stephen Sochacki. Braden Battersby topped their best players list. 

Eagles triumph in tight affair with Tigers

In Port Broughton, Southern Flinders slipped to third position on the ladder after a nine-point loss to Broughton-Mundoora.

The two teams started slowly with two goals each in the first quarter.

The Eagles added another four in the second quarter while a few goal opportunities went astray for the Tigers and added four points. 

The Tigers attempted to seize control in the second half, adding three goals in third quarter and another three in fourth while the Eagles added two and two. 

But it wasn’t enough to salvage the day for the Tigers. 

Thomas Wheelen, Justin Tiller and James Smith kicked two each for Broughton-Mundoora while best player honours went to Maddy Hayes. 

For the Tigers, Shane Ballantyne kicked three while Michael Hobbs was best.