Ma­roon clips Swans’ wings thanks to ac­cu­rate kick­ing

Shepparton News - - SPORT - By Oliver Caf­frey

Shep­par­ton Notre Ma­roon out­classed Shep­par­ton Swans in un­der-14 Shep­par­ton Dis­trict Ju­nior Football League ac­tion on Sun­day.

The Bears, boosted by three goals from Connor Flem­ing and a top per­for­mance from Shan­non Howard, pre­vailed 9.5 (59) to 5.10 (40).

Joshua Tsor­baris, Max Brodie, De­clan Chap­man and Shaun Mor­ris also played well for the Bears.

The Swans’ best were Luca Ma­mone, Lach­lan Sed­don, Liam Rachele, Har­ri­son Mazzella and Steele Simp­son.

It was a thriller be­tween Shep­par­ton Notre Gold and Shep­par­ton United Red, with the Bears hold­ing off a late chal­lenge to win by two points.

Jay­den Dhosi, Matthew Pel­le­grino (four goals), Jacob Watts, Clay­ton Shuck and Pa­trick Thomp­son led the way for Shepp Notre Gold and United’s top play­ers were Hay­den Brock, Bowen Calogero (four goals), Kale Gib­son, Isaac Barry and Bray­dyn O’Don­nell.

Mooroopna White main­tained its hold on top of the lad­der af­ter a 24-point vic­tory against Tatura at John Gray Oval.

Kerry Blake, Ri­ley Moon, Jye Baze­ley, Byron Saun­ders and Lach­lan Blake were the Cats’ best, while Ge­orge Bris­bane (four goals), Kel­ham Tyson, Jai­dyn Bath­man, Jamie Bed­well and Mitchell Bell had good days for the Dogs.

In the fi­nal game, Mooroopna Blue pow­ered to a 71-point win against Shep­par­ton United Blue.

Kae­dyn Napier’s se­v­en­goal haul earned him be­ston-ground hon­ours, while Jed Woods, El­liott Hall, Seth Stephens and Joel Stephens starred for the Cats.

Jor­dan Wig­gins, Sa­muel Adams, Jake Zer­bato, Liam Serra and Kian Roche stood out for United.

In the Youth Girls com­pe­ti­tion, Shep­par­ton Notre took a seven-point vic­tory against Shep­par­ton United in a low-scor­ing game at Deakin Re­serve.

Emily Bal­aburov, Tahlia Sleeth, Maya Ing­ham, Arnika McGre­gor and Amy Duguid were shin­ing lights for the Bears, as were United’s Re­bekah McClel­land, Ruby Wil­liams, Alice Biddle, An­nelise Hamil­ton and Shae Mont­gomery.

Mooroopna dom­i­nated from the out­set against North­ern An­gels, kick­ing 10 goals to one in the first half be­fore win­ning 14.9 (93) to 4.6 (30).

Chelsea Briggs-Baksh was the spear­head up for­ward with eight goals, while Tyler Atkin­son, Shani Gille­spie, Peggy-Sue Fen­nell, Ta­mara Smith and Bron­tie McCormick were bril­liant.

The An­gels had good con­tri­bu­tions from Sara Kol­undz­ija, Janeaka Cooper, Gabrielle Pryde, Amy Wren and Charli Dor­rity.

In the other game, Echuca top­pled Euroa by four goals.

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