PHOTOS from the A Grade here.
THE game at Padthaway oval between the Kyby Tigers and Padthaway Lions started at a fast pace.
Dave Arnold getting the first tap to put Kyby into attack but it was quickly cut off by Edwards who put the Lions forward where Brice goaled after a couple of minutes, followed by another to Harder.
The Tigers got their first major after about five minutes with good play from Cooper and FitzGerald down field but the Lions responded with two quick replies. Hoffmann and Arnold were having a good battle in the ruck as were Degabriele and Cooper with both getting early touches.
Kyby finished the first quarter off with two late goals to be 10 points down at the first change.
The Lions lifted a notch in the second quarter were the damage was done by kicking six unanswered goals with good defensive pressure from T. Edwards, Townsend and Gibbs while at the other end Jaensch, FitzGerald and Sandercock were trying to repel many Lions attacks with the Lions finishing the quarter with a handy eight goal lead.
The third quarter was an even affair as Kyby increased their pressure with Hines, Cooper and Slotegraaf winning a few clearances and they managed to match the Lions with three goals to both sides.
Edwards and Marshall were having a good battle on the wings with their opponents while Brice and McLennan were looking dangerous up forward.
The last quarter saw the Lions lift again to kick two quick goals before the Tigers managed two quick replies before the Lions kicked away again with three quick goals with Degabrielle and Harder winning the middle of the ground. Kyby’s Cooper and Sandercock both had another solid quarter.
The final score of 23.7 (145) to 11.13 (79) saw the Lions push out to a 66-point win with the better players being Townsend, Degabriele, Brice and McLennan, while Kyby’s best were Sandercock who was solid, FitzGerald who was everywhere, Cooper and Slotegraa
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