Yabbies score dominant win at home



Hunted down: Red Hill smashed Chelsea by nearly 100 points. Picture: Andrew Hurst

A STUNNING seven goals to one opening term has helped set Tyabb up for a massive win over Pearcedale at Bunguyan Reserve.

The Yabbies have been among the strugglers this year, but had a chance to get a win over another struggling side in Pearcedale.

Tyabb proved they are a side with plenty of ability by putting Pearcedale to the sword, eventually running away with a 92 point win. The final score read 20.9 (129) to 4.13 (37).

Matthew Ravenall booted seven goals while his teammate Michael Altenkirch also chipped in with a bag of five.

Another dominant display took place at Chelsea Reserve, as the travelling Red Hill solidified their status as the team to beat this year with an impressive win.

Taking on Chelsea, Red Hill started positively and held the Seagulls goalless in the first term.

Chelsea never looked a chance, as Red Hill put together another unbelievable performance, They have regularly destroyed sides this season, and Saturday proved no different.

Chelsea could only manage three goals for the day as Red Hill claimed the win 3.7 (25) to 18.14 (122).

Jonathon Ross booted six goals for the Hillmen, taking his tally to the year to 34.

Things were a little closer at Lloyd Park as Langwarrin hosted Hastings.

Hastings went scoreless in the first term but hit back in the second to get within seven points.

Although the Blues kept in touch all day, a five goals to one final quarter saw the Kangaroos win 10.15 (75) to 5.13 (43).

Seaford also had to endure a tight game in order to claim the four points this weekend, as they hosted Devon Meadows.

The Panthers got the upper hand early in the low scoring affair, and led by seven at the first break.

The Tigers took the lead back in the second term and managed to keep the Panthers at an arm’s length for the remainder of the afternoon.

Seaford were held to just one goal in the last quarter but had done enough to get the win 9.8 (62) to 8.5 (53).

Somerville had no trouble finding the scoreboard against Rye, scoring a good comeback win.

The Demons started off in charge, and led by 14 points at the first break. Somerville hit back in the second term and led by four at half time, with both sides finding the scoreboard without trouble.

A six goals to one third term put the result beyond doubt, as Somerville ran away with it. The Demons couldn’t back up their good first half and eventually succumbed to defeat 20.12 (132) to 12.15 (87).

Daniel Marshall and Ryan Gillis both booted five for the Eagles.

Crib Point had another difficult afternoon, losing by over 100 points against Karingal.

The Bulls rampaged through the Magpies, with Matthew Stanley booting seven goals and Marc Holt six. The siren finally sounded to put the Magpies out of their misery with the scoreboard reading 21.15 (141) to 5.5 (35).

First published in the Mornington News – 4 June 2019


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