By Lachlan Mitchell
Narre South Saints were back with force when they faced the winless South Yarra Lions at Strathaird Reserve.
Steve Sigeti and Mandrez Manu started with a flurry to lead the Lions by 40 at the quarter-time break.
The gap extended marginally to 53 at the main break to give the Saints a handy leg-up.
The second-half started in the same fashion with a seven-goal third quarter leading to the 98-point three-quarter time lead.
Brandon Nolan and Sigetti continued the assault in the last quarter to lead the Saints to a 131-point win. The win sees the Saints slot into fourth after a rocky start to the season.
Endeavour Hills couldn’t keep The Clays at bay at Meade Reserve.
The Eagles held sway at the first break to lead by 11.
A five goal second quarter by Clayton saw them leap ahead by three-goals heading into the half-time break.
Inaccuracy costed the Eagles in the third-quarter as they drifted wayward with their kicking.
Endeavour Hills kicking 1.6 in the third quarter.
The game got further and further away from the Eagles as Clayton’s Paul Tsoucalas kicked four goals in his sides 43-point win.
Endeavour Hill’s Daniel Cann and Jarrod Marolla both kicked two goals in the loss.
Murrumbeena continued their strong start to the season with a hard-fought four-point win over Carrum Patterson Lakes.
Murrumbeena’s Steve Tolongs kicking four goals to see his side overcome a 26-point three-quarter time deficit to win.
Black Rock continued its undefeated start to season 2022 with an 18-point win over Ashwood at Essex Heights Reserve.
Ashwood’s Joshua Cardamone and Michael Decorrado kicked three goals each in their sides win.
Dandenong had a 75-point win over Moorabbin in a game that was overshadowed by an alleged hit on Redlegs captain Zacharias Cookson.
Frankston had a thumping win over the Doveton Eagles at Overport Park.
The Dolphins piled on 37-goals to four in the 227-point win.
Richard Mathers had the ball on a string with 12 goals in the comprehensive victory.
Hallam also had a day to remember cruising over Hampton by 109-points at home.
The Hawks kept Hampton goal-less in the first half putting on 17-goals to three-quarter time.
Hallam’s Jack Sharlassian kicked eight goals in his sides win, keeping his side second on the ladder.
Lyndhurst had its tail up when it inflicted another loss to the struggling Cerberus.
Jarryd McGrath continued his good form booting seven goals in his side’s 141-point win.
The Lightning defence was at its best keeping the winless Cerberus to one-goal to half-time.
Lyndhurst kicked into second gear kicking 10.10 in the last quarter to hammer home the advantage.
South Mornington played out a thriller with Lyndale getting over the line by 10 points. An inaccurate Tigers outfit held off a fast-finishing Lyndale unit to hold on.
SOUTHERN DIVISION 3
RESULTS – ROUND 6
Ashwood 7.12 54 v Black Rock 10.12 72, Clayton v Endeavour Hills 6.10 46, Carrum Patterson Lakes 9.9 63 v Murrumbeena 10.7 67, Narre South Saints 25.16 166 v South Yarra 5.5 35.
Black Rock 24, Murrumbeena 20, Carrum Patterson Lakes 16, Narre South Saints 16, Ashwood 12, Endeavour Hills 4, Clayton 4, South Yarra 0.
FIXTURE ROUND 7
Endeavour Hills v Ashwood, South Yarra v Clayton, Murrumbeena v Black Rock, Carrum Patterson Lakes v Narre South Saints.
SOUTHERN DIVISION 4
RESULTS- ROUND 6
South Mornington 12.23 95 v Lyndale 12.12 84, Dandenong 19.8 122 v Moorabbin Kangaroos 6.11 47, Hallam 20.12 132 v Hampton 3.5 23, Lyndhurst 25.23 173 v Cerberus 5.2 32, Frankston Dolphins 37.32 254 v Doveton Eagles 4.3 27.
Frankston Dolphins 24, Hallam 20, Lyndhurst 16, South Mornington 16, Dandenong 12, Lyndale 8, Moorabbin Kangaroos 8, Hampton 8, Doveton Eagles, Cerberus 0.
FIXTURE – ROUND 7
Lyndale v Hallam, Lyndhurst v South Mornington, Hampton v Frankston Dolphins, Doveton Eagles v Dandenong, Moorabbin Kangaroos v Cerberus.