Parkside solidified second spot on the Division 4 ladder with their seventh consecutive victory, this week defeating St Francis Xavier by four points at Strathaird Reserve. Trailing by eight points at three quarter time, the Red Devils booted three goals to one in a tightly-contested fourth term. Bradley Stack dominated in a BOG display for the Red Devils while Luciano and Steven Logozzo kicked two goals each. Stephen Chin was the best for the X-Men and Dylan Alexander top-scored with three majors.
Elsternwick continued their strong form with a comprehensive 55-point victory over Mt Lilydale at the Mercy College. The Wickers hit the front with six goals to two in the opening term and continued their dominance with 15 goals to nine thereafter. Justin Hunter went one short of the magical 650-goal mark with six for the Wickers, while Julian Yeatman booted five and Adrian Costa was best afield. Aaron Potter continued his outstanding form for the Rams. The Wickers climb to seventh, one spot above the Rams.
48 scoring shots to 11 helped North Brunswick to a mammoth 157-point victory over Box Hill North at Elgar Park. Nine goals to one in the opening term set the scene for a monster Bulls win as they ended the game 31.17.203. Brendon George, Michael Salloum and Andrew Ramzy shared the spoils in front of goal with five each while Max Coutts did the damage up the field with a BOG performance. Daniel Luff stood out as the best of the Demons as they remain ninth with three wins. The Bulls are still two games clear on top.
Eley Park Sharks made it five wins from their past six outings as they defeated South Melbourne Districts by 33 points at Lindsay Hassett Oval. The in-for Sharks led by just 11 points at half time but managed to kick seven of the last 10 goals. Christopher Brown and Matthew Tanner booted four goals each for the Sharks, and Brendan Rush was named BOG. Elliot Costello kicked three goals in his 200th game for the Swans as they sit fourth having lost five of their past seven games.
South Mornington’s charge towards finals continued with a comprehensive 109-point win over Masala at Ferrero Reserve. Travis French led the Tigers with 10 goals for the third time this season as his side recorded 37 scoring shots to 13. Shane Long was best afield for the fifth-placed Tigers and Matthew Wells kicked three in a standout display. No results had been submitted for Masala at time of publication.