BONBEACH got the better of Sorrento in a shootout last Saturday.
David Macfarlane Reserve hosted the battle of the Sharks. Sorrento raced out to an early lead at home, but by half-time Bonbeach led by a goal.
Sorrento gained the lead back in the third term. They were ahead by 14 points at three-quarter-time.
Sorrento’s excellent kicking kept them in a good position. At three-quarter-time they had kicked 12.1.
Eleven goals were kicked during the thrilling final term. It was Bonbeach who emerged victorious.
Bonbeach defeated Sorrento 16.4 (100) to 16.12 (108). Leigh Poholke booted six goals for Sorrento, and Trent Dennis-Lane kicked five for Bonbeach.
Langwarrin nearly claimed their second win for the season against Rosebud last Saturday, but fell short.
The Kangaroos fought from behind after a four goals to zero first term. Rosebud was able to hold on though, and eventually claimed a seven point win 8.14 (62) to 10.9 (69).
Stephen Cumming and Josh Stevens were Rosebud’s best.
Dromana picked up their eighth consecutive win on Saturday. They defeated Pines by ten goals.
Frankston Bombers were 14 point winners over Red Hill at Baxter Park last weekend, and reigning premiers Frankston YCW jumped up to second place with a 21 point win over Mt Eliza.
UNDEFEATED Karingal survived a late scare to keep their winning streak intact last weekend.
The Bulls played Pearcedale away from home. After a scrappy first half, Karingal opened up a 14 point lead heading into the final term.
Pearcedale booted four final quarter goals to close the gap, but they didn’t do enough to win. Karingal held on for a narrow 7.9 (51) to 8.9 (57) victory.
Dale Alanis led from the front for Karingal with three vital goals. Matt Robinson, Alex Frawley, and Tom Curren were also among the best.
Mornington continued their promotion push with a huge victory over Seaford.
The ruthless Bulldogs booted 26 goals for the afternoon. Tim Susovich scored seven of them, and Jackson Calder scored five.
Mornington ended up winning 13.9 (87) to 26.15 (171). Jack Lonie booted six goals for Seaford.
Chelsea finished the round in third place after a 13.17 (95) to 9.8 (62) triumph over Tyabb. Edithvale-Aspendale defeated Crib Point by 70 points, Somerville beat Hastings by 37, and Devon Meadows comfortably beat Rye to close out the round.
NEXT WEEK’S GAMES
Bonbeach v Pines, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Bonbeach Reserve
Dromana v Sorrento, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Dromana Recreation Reserve
Mt. Eliza v Frankston Bombers, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Emil Madsen Reserve
Rosebud v Frankston YCW, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Olympic Park Rosebud
Red Hill v Langwarrin, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Red Hill Recreation Reserve
Crib Point v Chelsea, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Crib Point Recreation Reserve
Devon Meadows v Seaford, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Glover Reserve
Tyabb v Edithvale-Aspendale, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Bunguyan Reserve
Pearcedale v Hastings, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Pearcedale Recreation Reserve
Karingal v Rye, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Karingal Football Club
Somerville v Mornington, 2pm, Sat 3 June, Somerville Football Club