CRYSTAL Brook burst out of the gates in the first quarter of Saturday’s clash with BMW to open the round 14 clash with a 43-point lead.
The momentum slowed from the second quarter onwards as the Lions attempted to fight back in the low-scoring affair.
After a one-point opening quarter the Lions were able to add five goals to the scoreboard in the second while the Roosters added two.
Crystal Brook went into the long break with a 24-point lead.
In the third, the Lions were kept scoreless while the Roosters added 10 points to its scorecard.
The final quarter was just as slow as the Roosters managed a point and the Lions 10 points.
Best in front of goals for the Roosters were the Combe boys – with Campbell and Will managing two each. Luke Kapitola picked up best player honours.
For the Lions, Jordan Storey kicked two and best player honours went to Braden Battersby.
In Orroroo, the Roos proved too strong for Broughton-Mundoora as Orroroo cemented its hold on second spot on the ladder.
The Roos opened Saturday’s clash with 16 points and the Eagles just trailing behind on 11.
The Eagles narrowed that small gap in the second with the Roos going into the long break with a two-point lead.
Orroroo’s momentum picked up in the second half as they kicked four goals while the Eagles managed just a point.
In the final quarter, the Roos added two goals to the scoreboard and the Eagles added three.
Dustin Fromm had a top day in front of goals and booted four while Jonathon Byerlee picked up best player honours.
For the Eagles, five goals were spread across Terry Hall, Hayden Paech, James Smith, Corey Smith and Mathew Ramsey. Thomas Wheelen topped their best players list.
In Wirrabara, Southern Flinders made easy work of Jamestown-Peterborough as the Tigers toppled the cellar dwellers.
The Tigers opened the clash with four goals to the Magpies’ two. Southern Flinders added another goal to the scoreboard in the second while the Magpies managed just a point.
The Tigers were able to broaden the gap in the second half as they added two goals in the third while the Magpies scored three points.
Another three goals were added to the Tigers’ scorecard in the final quarter while the Magpies kicked a goal.
Best for Southern Flinders was Brady Zwar while Damian Stafford topped the goal kickers list with three.
For Jamestown-Peterborough, Kyle Wildman, Paul Kelly and Henry Moore kicked one goal each and Benjamin Woodall picked up best player honours.