Monash Monday Review Round 5: Youth Girls
In the first match of Division 1, Brighton Beach defeated Beaumaris by 77-points in a dominate display that kept the Sharks scoreless for opening term and down to just two goals for the entirety of the game. Brighton Beach were quite inaccurate in front of goal but their vast lead prevented the Kangaroos from losing their momentum and falling behind, allowing them to finish the day with a victory. Final Score: Brighton Beach 12.17 89 def. Beaumaris 2.0 12
Prahan recorded their first win since grading due to an unfortunate forfeit by St Bedes/Mentone.
In a tight, nail biting match, St Peters managed to grab a win from Bentleigh by a mere 3-points. A low scoring match, Bentleigh were kept goalless for the first half of the game, before matching St Peters goal for goal until the final siren, in a battle that lasted into the dying minutes of the game. St Peters take the four points after a hard-fought game. Final Score: St Peters 2.6 18 def Bentleigh 2.3 15
In the first match of Division 2, Port Melbourne defeated Oakleigh, taking complete control of the game and winning by 102-points. The Colts kept Oakleigh to a single goal across the match, and in a show of diversity, had 7 different goal-kickers, with an outstanding 7 goals booted solely from C. Ryan-Fuller and 3 a piece from I. Stutt and W. Laing. Final Score: Port Melbourne 17.7 109 def Oakleigh 1.1 7
A close game, which kept people on the edge of their seats, sat at a draw at the half time break, however St Kilda City walked away with a 6-point victory over East Brighton. In a tight competition both teams struggled to capitalise and effect the scoreboard in a hard-fought display for the four points. With some minor scores in the third term, it was St Kilda City’s single goal in the final term that put them in-front of the competition and sealed the win. Final Score: St Kilda City 5.4 34 def East Brighton 4.4 28