Fal­cons put end to los­ing run with dom­i­nant win

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - SPORT - Chris Pike

PERTH and West Perth both en­tered their clash at Lath­lain Park on Satur­day on los­ing runs and need­ing to win for vastly dif­fer­ent rea­sons.

Once again, the Demons started strongly, but the Fal­cons kicked 15 goals to seven af­ter quar­ter­time to win 18.18 (126) to 11.7 (73), with Tyler Kei­tel boot­ing seven goals, Nick Rodda six and Shane Nel­son amass­ing 51 pos­ses­sions, 11 clear­ances, nine in­side 50s, eight marks and five tack­les.

It ended a four-game los­ing run for West Perth and im­proves them to an 8-7 record to be two games clear in fifth spot.

It was a ninth-straight loss for Perth who slipped to bot­tom spot on per­cent­age.

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