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By Jarryd McGuane

St Peters FC V St Bedes/Mentone AFC

St Bedes/Mentone remain the only undefeated side in the SMJFL Youth Girls as they defeated St Peters by 16 points at Centenary Park. St Peters started the strongest of the two sides as they both kicked a goal apiece but two more behinds allowed St Peters to lead by two points at quarter time. St Bedes/Mentone would then take their turn to kick more behinds as both sides again got a goal each as both sides went to half time at 2.5.17. Returning from the break, both sides kept the game tight, but it was the Tigers who took the advantage of the only goal of the quarter to lead going into the last quarter by six points. St Peters would be held scoreless in the final quarter as one more goal from St Bedes/Mentone would claim the 14-point victory. Georgia Wilson, Maddison Wilson, Sasha Long and Bridie Winbanks all kicked one goal each for the Tigers. Maddison Bowd and Bethany Supple were the only goal kickers for St Peters.

Highett FC V Prahran JFC

Prahran remain in third place on the ladder as they defeated Highett by an even 100 points at Highett Reserve. Prahran held Highett scoreless in the first half as seven goals in the quarter and four more in the second meant that the lead would be 46 points at quarter time and 73 points at half time. The Bulldogs finally got on the scoreboard in the third quarter with a behind but four more goals to Prahran extended the lead to 99 points. Prahran would be held goalless in the final quarter by Highett but two behinds to one pushed the margin to 100 points. Abbie Mckay kicked five goals for Prahran with support from Holly Bate with three.

East Brighton Vampires JFC V Bentleigh JFC

East Brighton firmed as the fourth team in the top four as they defeated Bentleigh by 78 points at Hurlington Park. East Brighton dominated the first two quarters as they held Bentleigh scoreless. The Vampires would lead by 23 points at quarter time and 49 points at half time. After the break the Saints tried to rally a comeback but were again held scoreless as the margin was push out to 65 points at the final break. Bentleigh got their first and only goal in the last quarter as three more goals to East Brighton would finish 84 points ahead. Georgia Ebeling, Georgia Reed and Mietta Nolan all added two goals each for the Vampires. Jessica Beaton kicked the only goal for the Saints.

Beaumaris JFC V Brighton Beach JFC

Despite two strong quarters from Brighton Beach, Beaumaris were able to defeat the Kangaroos by 39 points at Jack Barker Oval. Beaumaris got out of the gates fast as they would hold Brighton Beach scoreless and lead by 21 points at the first change. The Kangaroos would win the second quarter as they reduced the margin to 17 points at half time. The third quarter gave the opportunity for the Sharks to put game beyond doubt as 4.5 to 0.0 from Brighton Beach to push the margin to 46 points at three quarter time. Brighton Beach would kick two goals to Beaumaris’ one in the last quarter to reduce to 39 points at the final siren. Lucy Burgess was the Sharks major goal kicker with three and was well supported by Genevieve Gori and Sienna Tedde with two each.