Seagulls prevail in E Grade battle

Grubber goal keeper Lucy Conquit puts on a strong defence in E Grade. 198113 Pictures: Mark Heenan Media

Barwon Heads proved far too strong in their BFNL E Grade grand final decider against Ocean Grove.

Ladder leader Barwon Heads 28 defeated Ocean Grove 18 by 10 goals.

It was a tight contest in the first quarter, Ocean Grove came to play and scores were level at 6 all at the first break.

The Seagulls got on a roll in the second term and gained an eight-goal lead at half time 15 to 7.

The deficit at half time proved a far too greater challenge for Ocean Grove to chase down.

Barwon Heads won the second half with 13 goals to 11 goals.

Nakeya Mountjoy scored 20 goals from 23 attempts for Barwon Heads.

Grubber goal shooter Constance Smith finished with 13 goals from 20 attempts, while Alexandra Gadsden scored four goals from five attempts.

Runners-up Ocean Grove E Grade had an excellent season and finished in second place, while it was Barwon Heads second flag on BFNL grand final day after their senior football team broke a 26-year premiership drought.  

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