Thunder end Demons’ winning streak
THE Perth Demons’ three-game winning streak ended after losing by 11 points to Peel Thunder at Cunderdin last weekend.
In the second country game for 2016, Peel defeated Perth in a crucial victory, 10.12 (72) to 9.7 (61).
Peel started with five goals to two in the first quarter and at half-time led by 25 points.
The Thunder managed just one goal in the second half with the Demons kicking four but Peel managed to hold on for the win to remain in the top five.
Sam Garstone, Zac Fisher and Aidan Tropiano all kicked two goals each for Perth with Fisher also collecting 22 possessions and Tropiano 24. Clint Jones gathered 33 disposals for Perth, Julian Jacobs finishing with 26 touches, Liam McKenna 25, Michael Sinclair 25, Dene White 19 and Toby Gianatti 18.
In the reserves, Perth 24.16 (160) defeated Peel Thunder 8.6 (54). In the RediMed colts, Perth 10.11 (71) defeated Peel Thunder 9.5 (59).