Wanderers unbeaten at top of table
Katanning have annihilated Kukerin-Dumbleyung by 159 points in the Upper Great Southern Football League with Wanderers’ Kane Shephard kicking a bag of six.
The game was essentially over at quarter time after Katanning booted nine goals to two and opened up a 45-point lead before closing out the match ,29.24(198) to Kuker inDumbleyung’ s 6.3(39).
Along with Shephard’s six goals, new recruit Mitchel Banks continued his good form with a five-goal haul as Corey Eades, Tim Fitzgerald, Brayden Crosby and Rowan Nicholson kicked three each.
Wanderers are now four wins from four matches and are sitting on top of the ladder with a healthy percentage.
The reserves match was a much closer and low-scoring affair with Kukerin-Dumbleyung scraping through with a 12-point win. Narrogin Hawks have continued their unbeaten start to the season with a 10point win over Wickepin, 17.4 (106) to 13.18 (96)
It was the Hawks’ second tight game in as many weeks, and Wickepin led at every break, but inaccuracy in front of goal cost the home side the win as the Hawks got the job done in the last quarter.
It was a low-scoring affair in the first quarter but Wickepin edged in front by five points, and they kept that margin at half-time.
The final quarter was where the Hawks won the game as they kicked six goals to Wickepin’s three and won the game by 10 points to keep their unbeaten run alive.
Ralph Kickett was outstanding for the Hawks league side kicking eight goals, and was named best on ground.
The Hawks reserves beat Wickepin, 10.12 (72) to 5.5 (35), while in other league games, Brookton/Pingelly beat Wagin, 17.18 (120) to 10.15 (75), and Boddington edged Williams, 15.10 (100) to 15.6 (96).