Round 7 of the 2019 State League Season has been completed. With one grade providing two thrilling contests. While one team’s hot start to the year continues.
As always the scores, fixtures, ladders and leading goal scorers can be found on the State League Page.
The first matchup of the round saw North take on Boomers. With North coming in, on top of the table having not dropped a point all season. Whilst Boomers came in off a defeat. The match couldn’t have started much better for North starting off hot, scoring 5 of the first 6 goals to take control of the match. Boomers were up for the challenge, however their shooting radar was a little askew throughout the match. As North continued to shoot the lights out, especially from deep range. As they went on to claim a 27-10 victory, continuing their perfect start to the year. The top scorer for the match was North’s Daniel Papalia with 8 goals. On the other-side Mark Hamilton top scored for Boomers with 3 goals in the defeat.
The second game of the round saw Arista meet Flinders. With Arista coming in off a defeat, whilst Flinders came in off the bye. In another high scoring game for the victors. It was Arista who were able to control of the game, as they claimed a 29-14 victory. With the game tight at halftime, Arista were able to take push on in the second half to solidify their place in the top two on the table. With all 10 players to take to the court for Arista appearing on the scoresheet, it was Jess Phillips who top scored with 6 goals in the win. Whilst for Flinders, Steve Coles top scored with 4 goals in the defeat.
The first match of the round saw Boomers take on North. With Boomers coming in off a draw, whilst North came in off victory last time out. With both teams having strong long range shooting games, ironically it was a run in that decided the game. In a thriller it was Boomers who were able to claim victory in the last couple of minutes recording a 17-16 victory. As they moved to the top of the table after round 7. The top scorer for the match was North’s Aaron Sykes who scored 7 goals in the defeat, not far behind however was Boomers Stefan Scragg who scored 6 goals in the victory.
The second match of the round saw Flinders take on Arista. With Arista coming in off a defeat and Flinders coming in off the bye. In the second thriller of the round, it was Flinders who were able to claim victory, recording a 16-14 win, to claim their first victory of the season. In another strong team effort this round, with all 9 players to take to the court for Flinders to score, it was Josh O’Daniels and Jess Coles who led the way top scoring with 3 goals apiece in the win. For Arista, James Holland and Tony Beeson top scored with 4 goals apiece.
The first match of the round saw the Cubs take on Arista. With the teams coming in off of differing results last time out, the Cubs losing last time out, while Arista came in off a narrow victory. In a tight game throughout, it was the Cubs who claimed victory. Winning 12-9 to maintain the pace with the top two on the table. The top scorers for each team both scored 4 goals, with the Cubs Nick Miller and Arista’s Sharyn Bungey sharing the stage for this matchup.
The second match of the round saw Boomers meet Glenelg. With Boomers coming in off a victory last time out. While Glenelg came in looking to claim their first win of the season. Unfortunately for Glenelg it wasn’t to be their day, as Boomers led from start to finish to record a 14-6 victory, their 4th in a row to put the pressure on at the top of the table. The top scorers for the match were Boomers pair Ben Walter and Tahlia Donnellan, with 3 goals apiece. On the other side of the court it was Tim Miller who led the way for Glenelg, with 3 goals.
The A Grade matchups see Glenelg and Arista face off, with the second matchup between Flinders and North. The B Grade fixtures once again sees the reversal of the A Grade fixtures. With Boomers having the bye in both grades. In C Grade we will see a top of the table clash between Arista and Boomers. Followed by the Glenelg Derby, with the Cubs looking for their third straight victory over their elder club mates.