Bruthen dominated from the outset, pulling away to a 32-point lead by quarter time.
Buchan’s inaccuracy certainly played a part in the first quarter with the home side only converting one goal from six attempts.
The Bulldogs also struggled to convert with its numerous opportunities, booting 6.7.
In the second quarter Bruthen took the game right away from the Cavemen, pilling on five goals. Once again, the Bulldogs’ inaccuracy was woeful, booting another 11 points. Buchan led by 66 points at the main break.
Buchan improved in the third term kicking 3.6 but was still outscored by Bruthen who added another four goals to their tally to end up leading by 68 points at three quarter time.
In the fourth quarter the scoring dried up for both sides and its was Bruthen who scored the only goal of the term.
For Bruthen, Jamie Barton was awarded best on ground with four goals while Nathan Pegler played well for Buchan.Bairnsdale Advertiser
Lindenow South lead at the first change by five points after booting four straight goals. In the second term both sides were neck and neck but it was the home side who took in a seven-point lead at half time.
In the third quarter the Demons fought back with three goals and all of a sudden the scores were even at 47 a piece at three quarter time.
In what was an enthralling last quarter goal both sides went goal for but they couldn’t be separated at the final siren.
Beau Hack starred for the Demons while Russell White was a standout for Lindenow South.
Max Solomon booted six goals for the home side in a dominant performance.
Omeo Benambra recorded its first win of the season, easily accounting for Swan Reach.
The Swans were held to just one goal in the opening term while the Ranges sunk seven majors to lead by 42 points at quarter time.
In the second quarter Swan Reach fought back adding three goals and holding the Ranges to 2.2. However, the visitors’ strong
start still saw them leading by a comfortable 34 points at half time.
In the third term Omeo Benambra simply found a gear Swan Reach didn’t have, booting seven goals to the Swans’ one.
The game was over by three quarter time as the Ranges’ lead grew to 72 points.
In the fourth quarter it was all the Ranges once again as the Swans could only manage one goal – two for the second half. The visitors booted four themselves.
With six goals Ashley Watt was named best on ground for Omeo Benambra.
Jordan Dadswell worked hard for the Swans in a solid performance.
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