CVFL Under 18s Round 12 Review


Storm surges to second rung on ladder

STRATHFIELDSAYE Storm has surged to second on the Champions IGA-backed under-18 girls footy ladder following last Sunday’s win against Golden Square.

Storm took on the blue and gold in the round 12 showdown at Enterprise Oval in Strathfieldsaye’s Tannery Lane.

Golden Square led 8-2 at quarter-time, but it was Storm which controlled most of the next three quarters.

Strathfieldsaye scored 3.1 and held the visitors to a tally of 1.1 in the second term.

A one-goal lead for Storm at half-time became 11 points at a quarter to play.

Strathfieldsaye then won the last term, 13-3, on its way to a 41-20 victory.

Maddie Dunn and Evie Nuttall led Storms’ attack on two goals each as Grace Doherty and Tessa Skipper were also on target.

Both of Golden Square’s goals were off the boot of Ruby Demeo.

Strathfieldsaye’s best were Chella Fitzgerald, Maddie Dunn, Tessa Skipper, Scarlett Ward, Evie Nuttall and Sophie Ryan.

Best for the Bulldogs were Niamh Hobbs, Lily Mansfield, Makayla Roberts, Ella Gourley, Alex Filsell and Ava Barker.

White Hills withstood a spirited challenge from Sandhurst to keep its unbaten run intact.

The Demons won a graet match at Winslow Constructors Oval in Scott Street, White Hills by seven points.

Mia Clark, Chelsea Edwards, Amelie Haigh, Ella Henery and Nadia Peebles all goaled as the Demons fought for a 38-31 victory.

Goalkickers for Sandhurst were Olivia Lacy, two; Scout Carmody and Amelia Grist.

Best for the Demons were Kiara Field, Ella Henery, Eve Cail, Jayda Alford, Tayla Stringer and Tahlia Kendall.

Olivia Lacy, Charlotte Scanlon, Georgia Garlick, Lily Franklin, Leni Brown and Eilish Grieve played well for the maroon and blue.

Woorinen marked another trek south by scoring a 72-27 win on Eaglehawk’s turf at Canterbury Park.

The Tigers led 19-nil at quarter-time and then added 3.2 to a goal in the second.

The yellow and black won the third quarter, seven-nil.

Best term was the last in which Woorinen added 4.2 and the Hawks fought on to score 3.3.

The Tigers’ attack was led by Issy Boulton and Hollie Everett on two goals each.

Lilly Stevenson kicked two goals for the Two Blues.

Best for Woorinen were Lanie Somerville, Erin Johnston, Tyler Arnett, Madison Johnston and Meg Young.

Neve Nisbet, Hayley Fitt, Jayda Mathews-Shanley, Shayla Daffy, Dekoda Fitzpatrick and Isabelle James played well for the Hawks.

Castlemaine had the bye.

Champions IGA-backed CVFL under-18 girls footy ladder:

White Hills 329 per cent, 36 points; Strathfieldsaye 160, 28; Golden Square 231, 24; Woorinen 107, 24; Sandhurst 105, 16; Castlemaine 66, 16; Eaglehawk 7, 0.

The league takes a break next weekend for school holidays.

Round 13 will kick off Friday, July 12 when night games are played at Fur Life Oval in Golden Square’s Wade Street, and at Eaglehawks’ Canterbury Park.

Golden Square will be on home turf to play Castlemaine from 5.30pm.

A showdown between Eaglehawk and Strathfieldsaye in the Borough starts at 6.30pm.

On Sunday, July 14 it will be Woorinen against Winslow White Hills Demons from 11.15am at Woorinen Recreation Reserve.

Sandhurst has the bye.

Leading goalkickers:

28 Mia Clark, White Hills.

20 Alysha Boyd, Strathfieldsaye.

19 Tarliah Murphy, White Hills.

16 Sunny Barry, Woorinen.

15 Grace Ayars, Woorinen.

15 Tiara Davis, Golden Square.

14 Eve Cail, White Hills.

12 Scout Carmody, Sandhurst.

11 Freja Dahl, Strathfieldsaye.

10 Ava Barker, Golden Square.

10 Kate Batchelor, Castlemaine.

10 Ellie Bellenger, Sandhurst.

10 Chloe Butcher, Castlemaine.

10 Ruby Demeo, Golden Square.

9 Hannah Cochrane, Sandhurst.

9 Amelie Haigh, White Hills.

9 Lily Mansfield, Golden Square.

9 Evie Nuttall, Strathfieldsaye.