CVFL Round 9 Under 18’s Review


Square caps fightback against Sandhurst

GOLDEN Square capped a final quarter fightback to defeat Sandhurst by four points in Sunday’s finale to round nine in the Champions IGA-backed CVFL under-18 girls footy competition.

It was a terrific contest between Sandhurst and Golden Square at Queen Elizabeth Oval.

The blue and gold led 8-3 at quarter-time and 8-4 by the long break.

Despite its inaccuracy, Sandhurst had done enough to take the lead as it scored 1.2 and kept the visitors scoreless in the third quarter.

In the last it was Golden Square which slotted 2.2 and held the maroon and blue to a goal.

The Bulldogs marked a hard-fought 22-18 victory.

Goalkickers for Golden Square were Tiara Davis, two, and Indi Hollingsworth.

Ryah Mackie and Charlotte Scanlon were on target for Sandhurst.

Best for Golden Square were Gemma McPhee, Lily Mansfield, Ava Barker, Makayla Roberts, Jayda Lockwood and Tiara Davis.

Hannah Cochrane, Charlotte Scanlon, Eilish Grieve, Scout Carmody, Lily Franklin and Madison Burgess were Sandhurst’s best.

The round kicked off with Friday night’s match at Castlemaine’s Camp Reserve where the Magpies played Winslow White Hills Demons.

Aiming for a seventh consecutive victory, White Hills did plenty of attacking in the first quarter.

The Demons scored 2.9 to gain a 21-point buffer by quarter-time.

It was a far greater accuracy by the red and black in the second as it added 4.2.

A 46-point lead at the long break was 53 at a quarter to play after a closely-fought third term which went the Demons way, 13-6.

Jayda Alford, Eve Cail, Amelie Haigh and Reagan Wirken all kicked two goals in an 80-14 victory.

Best for White Hills were Jayda Alford, Catherine Fry, Matilda Meersbergen, Amelie Haigh, Eve Cail and Jorja Morrison.

Castlemaine’s best were Kate Batchelor, Olivia Muscat, Amelia Britt, Lori Whaley, Tegan Barry and Miharo WiHare.

Woorinen dominated Saturday’s match on home turf against Eaglehawk.

The Tigers had 41 scoring shots to nil in a 12.21 (93) to 0.0 (0) victory.

Sunny Barry led Woorinen’s attack on three goals as Fallon Smits added two.

Other goalkickers for the yellow and black were Tyler Arnett, Grace Ayars, Issy Boulton, Hollie Everett,  Nevaeh Roberts, Jenna Stewart and Meg Young.

Best for Woorinen were Nevaeh Roberts, Fallon Smits, Grace Ayars, Chloe Lovell, Sunny Barry and Ruby Butler.

Jayda Mathews-Shanley, Maddy Terry, Neve Nisbet, Zoe Hodgskiss, Hayley Fitt and Shayla Daffy worked hard for the Two Blues.

Strathfieldsaye had the bye.

Champions IGA-backed CVFL under-18 girls ladder:

White Hills 385 per cent, 28 points; Golden Square 247, 20; Strathfieldsaye 173, 20; Woorinen 92, 16;  Sandhurst 112, 12; Castlemaine 64, 12; Eaglehawk 4, 0.

All matches in the 10th round will be played on Sunday from 11.15am.

Castlemaine is back home at Camp Reserve to play Sandhurst.

Golden Square faces Strathfieldsaye at Fur Life Oval in Golden Square’s Wade Street.

Woorinen meets White Hills at Woorinen Recreation Reserve.

Eaglehawk has the bye.

Leading goalkickers:

21 Mia Clark, White Hills.

19 Tarliah Murphy, White Hills.

18 Alysha Boyd, Strathfieldsaye.

15 Tiara Davis, Golden Square.

12 Grace Ayars, Woorinen.

12 Eve Cail, White Hills.

12 Scout Carmody, Sandhurst.

11 Sunny Barry, Woorinen.

10 Ellie Bellenger, Sandhurst.

9 Kate Batchelor, Castlemaine.

9 Chloe Butcher, Castlemaine.

9 Hannah Cochrane, Sandhurst.

8 Amelie Haigh, White Hills.

7 Ava Barker, Golden Square.

7 Freja Dahl, Strathfieldsaye.

7 Eve Kalms, Strathfieldsaye.

7 Evie Nuttall, Strathfieldsaye.

7 Nadia Peebles, White Hills.