Pan­thers cause up­set over Roos

Wangaratta Chronicle - - Sport - O&K FOOTBALL By CAM POT­TER

BE­NALLA All Blacks achieved a big up­set vic­tory, tak­ing down third-placed King Val­ley by 75 points on Satur­day.

Af­ter a tight first quar­ter the All Blacks con­tin­ued to roll on, keep­ing the Roos goal­less in the se­cond quar­ter, and al­low­ing only one goal to be scored in each of the third and fourth quar­ters in an awe­some team ef­fort.

The Pan­thers were sup­ported by five mul­ti­ple goal kick­ers in the 14.19 (103) to 4.4 (28) win.

Alis­ter Crook booted four goals for the Pan­thers, but it was the games of Blake Good­win and Chris Lock­hart that pow­ered the All Blacks to the big win.

Jor­dan Kelly booted two goals for the Roos, fin­ish­ing off the hard work of Alex Ni­chol­son and Rob­bie Ber­talli up the field.

Mi­lawa held off a fast fin­ish­ing Whorouly side to win by 43 points.

The Demons were led by Kheda Steven­son who slot­ted six goals in a bril­liant show­ing, Tim Lewis was again among the best players and goal kick­ers in a great sea­son, while Dan Bryant was Mi­lawa’s best player.

For the Lions, Paul Fisher was ex­cel­lent across the four quar­ters, with Gene Marek boot­ing five of Whorouly’s six goals.

At Moyhu the match was called off four min­utes into the third quar­ter with a se­ri­ous knee in­jury halt­ing play, and wait­ing for an am­bu­lance to take the player away.

Glen­rowan was well and truly in con­trol boot­ing 20.11 (131) to 2.0 (12) to that point, with Michael Walker kicking eight goals in that time be­ing eas­ily best on ground.

Kiangkai Douang­phosay was Moyhu’s best player.

Greta kept Gooram­bat score­less af­ter the first quar­ter as the Blues romped to a 200-point win.

Blue for­ward Har­ley Dal­gleish booted nine goals in a best on ground dis­play, while Mark Strack kicked six ma­jors.

Greta kicked eight goals in the first quar­ter, nine in the se­cond term, seven in the third stanza and five goals, 12 be­hinds in the fi­nal quar­ter to Gooram­bat’s one point in the 29.27 (201) and 0.1 (1) win.

In the thirds, Alpine Ea­gles de­feated Lon­dri­gan Bulls by 65 points in a dom­i­nant dis­play.

Mar­cus Kinthari booted five goals for the Ea­gles in a best on ground per­for­mance, while Devon Turner slot­ted three goals.

For the Bulls, Baxter Lane-Gee was his side’s best player, with Matt Al­lan and Jai Rhodes Taylor the goal scorers in the 12.13 (85) to 2.8 (20) Ea­gles’ win.

Snow Road Saints kicked four goals to one in the last quar­ter to hand South­ern Suns a 20-point loss.

Cooper Ver­don slot­ted two goals for the Saints, while Matt Har­ing was best on ground.

Ja­cob Fin­ger con­tin­ued his fine sea­son with a best on ground per­for­mance for the los­ing Suns’ team with Ni­co­las James also prom­i­nent.

The Saints re­main un­de­feated at the top of the lad­der.

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