In the Picola north-west division, Deni Rovers’ A-grade side had a massive 78-20 win over Mathoura to secure second spot on the ladder, while Picola nudged Jerilderie 43-42 in a tight contest.
In B-grade action, Mathoura came a lot closer to Deni Rovers, losing by just two goals, 36-38.
Strathmerton triumphed over Yarroweyah 59-38, while Blighty quadrupled Berrigan’s goal tally to win 44-11, and Jerilderie lost to Picola 43-54.
In C-grade, Yarroweyah turned the tables on Strathmerton with a clear-cut 41-28 victory, while Jerilderie defeated Picola 54-43, Mathoura went down to Deni Rovers 29-40 and Berrigan topped Blighty 40-31.
It was a great effort from the B-grade Hoppers, who fought hard with the wet weather against them, with the final score 59-38 going Strathy’s way.
Defence worked hard to turn it around for the attack end, and there was a great effort exerted all round — but unfortunately Strathy came out on top.
Awards — Noonan’s mug: Bek Demaio; Terminus: Nic Startari; Arbonne: Sam Belcher.
●C-grade had a fantastic game, taking a 41-28 win over Strathmerton. The team stepped up and worked as one unit.
There was great pressure and rewards followed from the turnovers.
Awards — Ink Me Tattooing mug: Allison Humphries; Terminus pub: Sharna Demaio.
●The C-reserve girls worked extremely hard against Strathy, which was out for revenge on the game the Hoppers won earlier in the year.
In the end the Hoppers went down 35-31, with the scoreline seesawing during the course of the game.
It was a great effort from everyone in the team, with plenty pf pressure across the whole court.
Awards: Mikaela McQueen.