FRANKSTON YCW continued their domination in MPNFL Division One with a convincing win over Dromana.
The Tigers didn’t fire all day, and after trailing by 17 points at the first break, continued to fall behind.
The Stonecats ended up 51-point winners. Joshua Patullo kicked four goals for Frankston YCW, while Jordon Andrews kicked two of the three majors for the day for Dromana.
Bonbeach and Mt Eliza battle out a nail-biter, with Bonbeach getting over the line by a point.
Mt Eliza’s kicking in front of goal cost them the game with 11 minors in their 41 points. On the upside, it was quite the comeback.
The Sharks got off to a flying start and were 19 points up at quarter time, with the Redlegs notching up two minor scores. Mt Eliza clawed back to be just a point down at three quarter time.
Bonbeach managed to hold them off though, and the final score was 6.6 (42) to 5.11 (41).
Pines hit the accelerator in the second half to secure a strong win against Edithvale-Aspendale.
They never looked in trouble but notched up 51 points after half time against the Eagles.
Dylan Williams and Russell Gabriel both kicked four goals for the winners and Michael Meehan kicked three for Edithvale-Aspendale.
The final score was 14.7 (91) to 7.10 (52).
It looked like it was going to be an easy day for Frankston Bombers, taking on Sorrento at Baxter Park.
At quarter time, they’d established a 26-point lead against the Sharks, after a five goal to one haul.
Sorrento came out punching in the second quarter and piled on four goals to two to narrow the margin to 13 points at the main break.
By the end of the quarter, Sorrento were in the lead, and Frankston could not peg it back.
Sorrento ended up three-point winners with the final score 12.9 (81) to 11.12 (78).
Rosebud didn’t set the world on fire on Saturday, but they did manage their first win for the season against Red Hill.
Rosebud led at every break, but only just, and the final siren saw them five points ahead at 8.4 (52) to 7.5 (47).
LANGWARRIN’S smashing first quarter cemented their win against Karingal on Saturday.
The score was 50 points to a single behind at the first break, and Karingal must have been dreading the final score.
To their credit, Karingal steadied the ship, and while they didn’t manage much of a fight-back, it didn’t get too much worse.
The final score saw the Kangaroos walk away 64-point winners 17.9 (111) to 7.5 (47).
Crib Point struggled against Rye but mounted a comeback from a significant first quarter deficit.
Down by 31 points at the first break, they managed to claw it back to being just two straight kicks behind at the final siren.
Crib Point are still to notch up a win for the season.
Chelsea had an easy day against Seaford Tigers, gradually increasing the margin through the day.
The result never looked in doubt, with the only takeaway for Chelsea being accuracy with 19 points in their haul.
The final score was 10.19 (79) to 5.8 (38).
Mornington notched up a much-needed win against Devon Meadows.
The Bulldogs lead by a single point at quarter time but stretched the lead through the day to end up 20 points ahead at the final siren, 15.4 (94) to 10.14 (74).
The Panthers may be licking their wounds and wondering what may have been if they’d been straighter in front of goal.
Hastings let a strong first quarter lead slip against Somerville.
They were 17 points up at quarter time, but by half time the lead had been cut to a single point.
It was neck and neck through the third quarter before Somerville put on three unanswered goals in the final quarter to run out 20-point winners.
The final score was 9.12 (66) to 7.4 (46).
Tyabb got off to a steady start against Pearcedale and were a point up at quarter time.
But it was downhill from there with Pearcedale adding nine goals to six goals for the rest of the afternoon to take the chocolates.
The final score was 12.8 (80) to 9.9 (63).