Southern Breakers win Reserves and under 15, but go down in the A grade

TALENT: Southern Breaker under 15 midfielder Landyn Beaton shows fantastic foot control of the ball.

TALENT: Southern Breaker under 15 midfielder Landyn Beaton shows fantastic foot control of the ball.

IN CONTROL: Southern Breaker Henry Scott takes charge coming out of defence.

IN CONTROL: Southern Breaker Henry Scott takes charge coming out of defence.

Southern Breakers travelled to Plympton to take on the Bulldogs in the under 15 competition.

In the first five minutes Breakers scored through McDonald. The Breakers were unlucky not to score again when Peters shot ricocheted off the upright for the keeper to pounce on. The Bulldogs hit back with a fast break to equalise 1-1. Beaton started to find time and space with the ball and soon had the Breakers' second and before the half time break, Beaton had his second and the Breakers third giving the team a comfortable 3-1 lead at half time.

CLEARING THE BALL: Under 15 Southern Breaker Tibbe Rennerts comes from defence to drive his team forward.

CLEARING THE BALL: Under 15 Southern Breaker Tibbe Rennerts comes from defence to drive his team forward.

In the second half the Breakers controlled the tempo of the game with good ball movement and possession. the Breakers defence of Hird, Bell, Rennerts and Anderson were playing well and giving the Bulldogs attackers no chances.

Midway through the half, Beaton buried his hat trick and then from a corner kick, Peters scored the Breakers fifth with a solid header. The match finished 5-1 with a dominant performance from the Breakers.

In round two of senior soccer, Breakers faced McLaren Vale at Breaker Park and the reserve squad won 2-1.

Well done to Max Burgess in his first senior game and Alix Young. The A grade lost 1-3. Aaron Houghton was the goal scorer. Best players were Truong Nguyen, Rhys Sinclair and Aaron Houghton

Round 3 had Breakers travel to Marden Sports Complex to take on Adelaide Blue Eagles. The reserve game saw Breaker pinch the lead just before halftime when a ball in from Aaron Houghton found Mogs who steered the ball past the keeper. Then Blue Eagles caught Breakers napping and had the equaliser. Not to be outdone by his younger brother, it was a blast from Aidan Houghton that found the back of the net and then Mogs had his brace when he smacked the ball past a diving keeper. Breakers won 3-2. Best players were Lee Coles, Zak Garland, Josh Peters, Mogs Nair and Aaron Houghton. Special mention to Brady Southwell who played an excellent first game for the club.

The A grade game had Breakers captain Bryant get onto an excellent cross from young striker Gerstlauer and headed home the opening goal. But Blue Eagles managed to score two goals to grab the win. Truong Nguyen was best on ground.

Breakers training will be as usual on Wednesdays 6.30 at Breaker Park. Next game is on Saturday, April 27 against Old Ignations.

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