CVFL Round 8 Under 18s Review


Magpies, Tigers achieve upset victories

UPSET wins by Castlemaine and Woorinen were part of a dramatic eighth round in the Champions IGA-backed CVFL under-18 girls football competition.

The round kick off Friday night under Castlemaine’s Camp Reserve lights where the Magpies took on Strathfieldsaye.

A brilliant second quarter in which it scored 2.3 and kept Storm scoreless gave Castlemaine a 19-point buffer by half-time.

Both teams scored 1.2 in the third term.

Although Storm won the last quarter, 13-7, it was Castlemaine which celebrated a hard-fought 40-27 victory.

Goalkickers for the Magpies were Kate Batchelor, Chloe Butcher, Maddyson Hewson, Shania Kitchingham and Olivia Muscat.

Best for Castlemaine were Chloe Butcher, Olivia Muscat, Chelsea Cole, Lori Whaley, Amelia Britt and Kate Batchelor.

A list of Strathfieldsaye’s goalkickers and best players was not supplied.

On Sunday it was Woorinen which turned a four-point deficit at three quarter-time into a three point win against Golden  Square at Woorinen Recreation Reserve.

The Bulldogs led 13-nil at quarter-time, but the Tigers fought back superbly to score 2.3 to a point in the second.

Golden Square added a goal as Woorinen scored a behind in the third.

The yellow and black added 1.1 and kept the visitors scoreless in a dramatic final term to clinch a 23-20 victory.

Goalkickers for Woorinen were Sunny Barry, Lanie Somerville and Carly Shepherd.

Ava Barker and Tiara Davis were on target for Golden Square.

Best for the Tigers were Lanie Somerville, Nevaeh Roberts, Carly Shepherd, Milla Stewart, Tyler Arnett and Eva Coffey.

Ava Barker, Gemma McPhee, Lily Mansfield, Dakota Woodhatch, Lucy Johansen and Mackenzie Bickley played well for the blue and gold.

In Sunday’s other match it was Sandhurst which dominated at Queen Elizabeth Oval to beat Eaglehawk by 79 points.

The team in maroon and blue scored 12.14 (86) to 1.1 (7).

Sandhurst’s attack was led by Scout Carmody, five goals; Leni Brown, four; and Charlotte Scanlon, two.

Hayley Fitt goaled for Eaglehawk.

Best for Sandhurst were Leni Brown, Scout Carmody, Charlotte Scanlon, Eilish Grieve, Charlotte Liddy and Bella McManus.

Maddy Terry, Lilly Stevenson, Taylor Collier, Isabelle James, Braye Moss and Neve Nisbet worked hard for the Two Blues.

The Winslow White Hills Demons had the bye.

Champions IGA-backed CVFL under-18 girls ladder:

White Hills 370 per cent, 24 points; Strathfieldsaye 173, 20; Golden Square 265, 16; Sandhurst 114, 12; Castlemaine 76, 12; Woorinen 67, 12; Eaglehawk 5, 0.

Round nine kicks off Friday night when Castlemaine plays the ladder-leading Winslow White Hills Demons from 5.45pm at Castlemaine’s Camp Reserve.

On Saturday, Woorinen is on home turf  to tackle Eaglehawk from 11.15am.

In Sunday’s finale to the round, Sandhurst takes on Golden Square from 10.30am at Queen Elizabeth Oval.

Strathfieldsaye has the bye.

Leading goalkickers:

20 Mia Clark, White Hills.

18 Alysha Boyd, Strathfieldsaye.

18 Tarliah Murphy, White Hills.

13 Tiara Davis, Golden Square.

12 Scout Carmody, Sandhurst.

11 Grace Ayars, Woorinen.

10 Ellie Bellenger, Sandhurst.

10 Eve Cail, White Hills.

9 Kate Batchelor, Castlemaine.

9 Hannah Cochrane, Sandhurst.

8 Sunny Barry, Woorinen.

8 Chloe Butcher, Castlemaine.

7 Ava Barker, Golden Square.

7 Freja Dahl, Strathfieldsaye.

7 Eve Kalms, Strathfieldsaye.

7 Evie Nuttall, Strathfieldsaye.

7 Nadia Peebles, White Hills.