Dees 3rds, 4ths in prelim.
It was a tight low scoring first quarter with Nick Parker and Jacob Read on top around the ground, but the Dees were unable to get a score on the board.
Harry Leeds worked tirelessly in the back line to be one of the best.
After half-time the Demons struggled to contain Strathmerton and in the end they were too strong.
The Dees play the Deni Rovers in their preliminary final at Picola.
Best: J Read, N Parker, H Leeds, C Catena, T Neilson, J Buckley; Goals: C Catena 1.
The Jerilderie defeated Strathmerton 8.7 (55) to 3.1 (19) to advance to the preliminary final.
The young Dees started on fire, kicking a goal in the first few minutes of the game.
and Tyson Conn were on song in the forward line, helping the Demons to a 15-point lead at quarter-time.
Lachie Kennett was great all round, supported well by Ben Browning.
Nick Baldwin provided plenty of drive going forward with the Dees finally running out winners by 36 points.
Best: L Kennett, N Baldwin, M A’Vard, J Hamilton, J Rochford, T Conn; Goals: T Conn 3, L Kennett 2, J Hamilton 2, R Belling 1.