Lawry named best and fairest
Stacey Lawry of Warragul Industrials won the battle of the defenders to take out the EDNA A grade best and fairest award on Sunday night.
Stacey won with 35 votes ahead of fellow defenders Sam Hodge of Ellinbank on 31 votes and Nicole Vamplew of Poowong on 25 votes.
Despite regularly being amongst the top vote recipients, this is the first league best and fairest for Stacey.
It was a clean sweep for Warragul Industrials across the three senior grades, with defender Megan Spencer making it back-to-back league best and fairest trophies in B grade and midcourt player Caroline Purcell taking out the award in C grade.
Megan polled 29 votes to finish ahead of runner-up Mia McGarrity of Ellinbank with 25.
Caroline won a tightly contested count with 26 votes ahead of Poowong’s Sally Wilson on 25.
In the junior count, Longwarry’s Paris Toner won the D grade trophy with 32 votes ahead of Warragul Industrials’ Abbey Commadeur on 30.
Poowong’s Dallas Loughridge was the runaway victor in E grade with 37 votes ahead of Longwarry’s Holly Stephens and Warragul Industrials’ Sienna Green, both on 28.
It was an Ellinbank triple in F grade with Ava Gaul polling 41 votes ahead of teammates Remy Ferguson and Ava McGarrity both in 28 votes.
Accepting trophies at the EDNA vote count are C grade best and fairest Caroline Purcell (left) of Warragul Industrials and runner-up Sally Wilson of Poowong.
Warragul Industrials’ Stacey Lawry (left) won her first A grade best and fairest ahead of runner-up Sam Hodge of Ellinbank.
Ellinbank’s Mia McGarrity claimed runnerup in the B grade league vote count. Absent was winner Megan Spencer of Warragul Industrials.