Langhorne Creek too strong for Strathalbyn in Great Southern football

FLY: Mount Compass emerging star Jordan Hooper takes a good mark on Saturday in the Junior Colts game against Myponga/Sellicks.
FLY: Mount Compass emerging star Jordan Hooper takes a good mark on Saturday in the Junior Colts game against Myponga/Sellicks.

Langhorne Creek marched into the five with a convincing 39 point win over Strathalbyn on Saturday. The Hawks opened up the game in the first half, leading by 12 points at quarter time and 33 points at the long break.

Sellar dominated the air, while Kellock, Arbon, Derham and Jake Dominish played their roles in controlling the game for the Hawks. The third term was the best for Strathalbyn and they were led by Sam Elliott and Mark Tucker. Simounds came into the game in this term, as the Roosters whittled the margin back to 27 points.

After outscoring the Hawks in the third, the Roosters could not go on with it, as the Creek kicked 4-3 to Strath's 2-3 to run out the match the better. Best for Strath were Sam Elliott, Tucker, Simounds and the ever reliable Clamp and for the Hawks, none were better than Kellock, Sellar, Derham, Jake Dominish and Howell with four goals.

Pinyon boots 13 goals

Mount Compass had a percentage booster on Saturday defeating Myponga/Sellicks by 133 points. The highlight was the goal kicking performance of Tom Pinyon, who kicked 13 goals. Ziggy Vitkunas was not far behind, registering nine goals for the match.

Mount Compass were too strong all over the ground, but it did not stop Donohue, Dahlitz, Jake Spinks, Kennedy and James Hutchinson from playing well for Myponga/Sellicks. The final score was Mount Compass 27-14 to Myponga/Sellicks 6-7.

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