Sharks, Cobras salute in Round 11

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Eley Park Sharks came from two goals down at the first break and overran Masala to the tune of 71 points at Whitehorse Reserve. Trailing by 12 points at the first break, the Sharks hit the accelerator with 17 of the next 20 goals to overpower their in-form opponents with 35 scoring shots to 24. Jesiah McGarvie and Leigh Booth booted four goals each for the Sharks, while Matt Dyson starred in a best-on-ground performance. Josh Kyle top-scored for the Tigers with three majors and Nicholas Cunningham was impressive. The win puts the Sharks back into fourth spot on the ladder and the Tigers remain seventh.

Aquinas claimed their sixth consecutive victory when they defeated St Francis Xavier by 102 points at Aquinas College. If not for inaccuracy the margin could have been a lot wider as the Bloods finished the match with 16 goals and 29 behinds. Philip Jurkovsky kicked two goals and was best afield for the Bloods and Liam Whelan kicked five goals, while Marcus Coe was named as the X-Men’s best.

Manningham Cobras made it two wins on the trot after they defeated Mt Lilydale by 26 points at Mt Lilydale Mercy College. Kane Maghamez led the charge in front of goal for the Cobras with four of his side’s nine majors and Nick Zappala starred with a BOG display. Aaron Potter continued his outstanding form for the Rams but they now slip outside the four into fifth spot.

North Brunswick’s unbeaten run 11 rounds into the season continued as they proved too strong for Parkside, running out 41-point winners at Pitcher Park. Leading by 20 points at half time, the Bulls slammed home five of the last seven goals with Peter Butler kicking three majors for the second week in a row. Adam Wells was named best for the Red Devils and Matthew Soligo was their sole multiple goal kicker.