Big last term gives Grovedale the points

Grovedale dug deep in the final quarter of the Division 1 women’s competition with a three goal to none effort to defeat Thomson by nine points.

The Tigers held top spot on the ladder, but were trailing by two goals at the last break.

They banged on 3.4 in the last quarter and kept Thomson scoreless at Burdoo Reserve with Taylah Hassett booting two majors while Janessa FitzGerald was again in the best players.

Emily Kenshole kicked two for Thomson and Jessica Mapapalangi was named best.

Geelong Amateur scored two goals and a whopping 19 behinds to defeat Lara by 15 points.

Ammos scored 0.11 in the first half but then hit the scoreboard twice in the second half while keeping the Cats scoreless.

Skipper Eliza Williamson was best afield while Sophie Milsome and Mardi Dangerfield played their roles.

Maddie Newitt (one goal) and Cailah McPhail-Jans were Lara’s leading players.

Barwon Heads bounced back from its opening round loss to double St Mary’s score, winning 8.8(56) to 4.4(28).

Two goals each from Michelle Fedele, Caprise Gitsham and All Duff made sure the Seagulls regularly hit the scoreboard.

Paige Glover and Danielle Stewart were St Mary’s best.

St Joseph’s and Drysdale remain unbeaten in Division 2.

The Hawks won a low-scoring thriller against South Barwon with Isabella Symes best on ground while Joeys had a 39-point win against Geelong West with Zoe Bourne in fine form.

Newtown & Chilwell defeated Anglesea in a good game by eight points with Brooke Wells in great form in front of the sticks with four goals.

Belmont heads the Division 3 ladder after a 44-point win against Modewarre with Ebony Lillico (two goals) and Sara Lou Gregoire playing well.

Grovedale had a 101-point win against North Geelong with four players booting three goals – Kirsten Gow, Caitlin Huntly, Ella Emond and Erin Marshall.

Geelong Amateur defeated St Albans by a goal with the Saints mounting a comeback in the last term. Dakota Harrington was the star with five goals for the Supersaints and Georgia Irvine (two goals) was best for the winners.