Woorinen puts Lake Boga out of premiership race
WOORINEN Tigers ended Lake Boga’s season in Sunday’s first semi-final in the 3SH-backed senior football competition in the Central Murray Football Netball League.
The Tigers and Magpies clashes at Alan Garden Reserve in Swan Hill.
Woorinen led 21-6 at quarter-time, but Lake Boga dominated the second, 4.6 to 0.2 to lead by 13 points at the long break.
The Tigers then roared back to slam on 3.8 to nil in the third term.
It was an evenly-fought final quarter which went Woorinen’s way, 15-7, to complete a 64-43 victory.
Jordy McInnes led the Tigers’ attack on two goals as Matthew Gardner, Thomas Isma, Matthew King, Arnold Kirby, Mitchel Taylor and Patrick Veszpremi added a goal each.
For Lake Boga it was John Harvey who kicked a match-high three goals as Dustin Burns, Darby Hayes and Brady Hogan added a goal.
Woorinen’s best were Henry Thompson, Jye Barry, Arnold Kirby, Regan Vesty, Josh Domaille and Ben Booth.
Daniel Dzufer, Nathaniel Holmes-Brown, Oliver Rohde, Josh Cruse-Filo, Lincoln Frost and Jacob Simpson played well for the Magpies.
The reserves clash ended in a 56-44 win for Tyntynder against Lake Boga.
The Bulldogs led 21-6 at quarter-time and scored 1.2 to a point in the second term.
A tally of 4.2 to 2.2 in the third gave Tyntynder a 34-point buffer by three quarter-time.
Lake Boga dominated the final term, 3.5 to a point, but it was the Bulldogs who made their way into a preliminary final.
Goalkickers for the Bulldogs were Mark Corrie, two; Sam Bull, Josh Dwyer, Cas Mitchell, Angus Oo’t Hoog, Jack O’Rourke and Liam White.
The Magpies’ attack was led by Patrick Bryan, Matt Gadsden and Jackson Stewart, two each.
Tyntynder’s best were Cas Mitchell, Pech Dualdong, Reece Collins, Jack Henson, Lachlan Carroll and Mark Corrie.
Noah Sherlock, John Foskett, Daniel Haines, Chayse Tonkin, Dylan McCoch and Xander Hartland played well for Lake Boga.
It was a dramatic finish to the under-17 ½ match between Koondrook Barham and Swan Hill.
The Swan Hill line-up led 37-35 going into the final term, but it was Koondrook Barham which won an attacking final term, 4.0 to 2.6 to claim a 59-55 victory.
Captain Josh McMahon kicked four goals for Koondrook Barham as Zaviar Boyd and Will Lake added two goals and Deklan Luks the other.
Swan Hill’s attack was led by Shannon Polglase, four; Wilhem Bennett, two; and Bodhi Kelly.
Best for Koondrook Barham were Trinity Starr, Josh McMahon, Nick Frankling, Lachlan Laursen, Jaspar Wilson-Keir and Will Lake.
Riley McRae, Conner Arif, Seamus Doherty, Lane Cardenas, Shannon Polglase and Harry Scott played well for Swan Hill.
A strong third quarter set up Tyntynder’s win against Kerang in the Mildura Health Fund under-14 ½ first semi-final.
The Bulldogs led 7-0 at quarter-time before Kerang scored 2.2 to a goal in the second.
Tyntynder’s tally of 2.1 to nil in the third was followed by winning the last term, 6-1, and the match, 32-15.
Patrick Blake led the Bulldogs’ attack on three goals as Dylan Durbidge and Ethan Clarke added a major each.
Goalkickers for the Blues were Jackson Brady and Harvey Macri.
Best for Tyntynder were Dylan Durbidge, Charlie Eastwood, Tyler McDonald, Jackson Hughes, Ethan Clarke and Austin Wilson.
Kerang’s best were Leigham McAlpin, William Canham, Hugh Bremner, Jackson Brady, Phoenix Freeman and Cameron Hipworth.
There will be five clubs represented across the four football matches.
Preliminary finals will be played next Saturday at Cohuna Recreation Reserve.
Schedule for the day’s play:
Seniors at 2.30pm: Kerang v Woorinen.
Reserves at 12.25pm: Woorinen v Tyntynder.
Under-17 ½ at 10.20am: Lake Boga v Koondrook Barham.
Under-14 ½ at 9am: Lake Boga v Tyntynder.
Written by Nathan Dole.