The Pigeons have enjoyed their seventh consecutive win against the Bulldogs and as expected they dominated for all four quarters.
Debutants Tilly Kennedy and Laura Zanin were sensational attacking across the midcourt proving they have potential for good futures at Yarrawonga.
Jayanna Sharp also stepped up and played the second half of A Grade after putting in a hard effort in four quarters of B.
Hannah Symes and Annalise Grinter kept control of the backline creating many opportunities and pushing the ball forward. Abbey Jones was stunning in goals.
Yarra were clear winners for all four quarters finally putting a lid on the round with a win 57-32. Best: A Jones, L Mulquiney Goals: B Cassar 35, A Jones 22
B Grade went in confidently against a bottom side Wodonga which showed at quarter time with a lead of 11.
The Pigeons had winners all over the court and were a headache to the Wodonga coaches who were unable to make any changes to challenge the Pigeons.
Ange Tyrell was on fire in the goal circle and Lauren Mulquiney and Kaitlyn Cummins’ experience kept the Pigeon drive alive with the girls came out on top winning 59-27. Best: A Tyrell, K Cummins Goals: A Tyrell 35, K Robilliard 25
Once again Wodonga scored the first three goals of the game but experience showed and the Pigeons steadied to respond with a four goal lead at the first break.
Yarrawonga could do no wrong in the second and third quarters and were winner across the court and just kept winning the turnovers.
How could anyone pick best players from a field of seven who could do no wrong?
In the third the Pigeons scored 21 to Wodonga’s nine and were well in front by 34.
With brilliant defence work, the defenders kept capitalising on opportunities moving the ball forward and Yarrawonga won by a whopping 47. Final score 73-26. Best: A Hemphill, C O’Sullivan Goals: T Bogle 39, S Kennedy 34
Wodonga took off to a flying start but the young Pigeons settled toward the end of the first to hold a one point lead at the first turn.
Tilly Kennedy was on fire winning the ball around the centre and driving it to the forward line. The Pigeons grabbed control of the game and were up by six at the half time break.
However a defiant Bulldogs served up five goals in a row against the Pigeons in the third.
The girls needed to recoup and that they did, running it out all game and applying unwanted pressure to Wodonga. With Indi Frauenfelder and Eliza York both shooting well the Pigeons came out victors 55-50. Best: E Woodburn, T Kennedy Goals: E York 27, I Frauenfelder 15, A Chapman 11, I Crawford 2