Lexton eases past Trentham in MCDFL

Callan Wellings works out of a tight spot against Lexton.
Callan Wellings works out of a tight spot against Lexton.

THE Trentham Saints travelled to Lexton for their round three match. 

Lexton got off to a good start with the Saints trailing by 50 points at the first break. 

Trentham added three goals and two points in the second quarter, reducing the margin to 45 points at half time. 

The young side began to back themselves, gaining some confidence and putting pressure on their opponents.

In the third quarter the home side kicked away, out scoring Trentham to lead by 73 points. 

In the final quarter the team battled hard but the Lexton Tigers were too strong defeating Trentham 17.19.121 to 5.8.38. 

C. Whelan, L. Whitehouse, C. Scoble, J. Gray and J. Cowell were named among Trentham’s best. 

The Trentham reserves also travelled to Lexton. The Saints battled hard but they were no match for Lexton, winning 20.32.152 to 0.1.1. 

H. Sundblom, M. Priest, J. Scott, I. Jennings and B. Beare were named Trentham’s best. 

The Trentham Under 17.5’s only played with 13 players, which included some of the players from the Under 15’s side. 

The Saints side played well but Talbot ran out the game, winning 5.7.37 to 2.6.18. 

Trentham’s best were S. Gardiner, B. Peeler and L. Adams. 

Trentham’s under 15’s side had a strong win, taking out their clash against Royal Park by 75 points. 

Final scores were 2.214 to 12.17.89. 

Best players were J. Keogh, C. Wellings, R. Bourke, T. Paderno and N. Hartfiel. 

Trentham’s Under 12’s side had their first win in the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League, winning by 119 points against Lexton. 

After starting the game strongly the team moved the ball through the centre, setting up a winning margin by quarter time. 

In the second quarter Trentham extended the lead with strong efforts in the forward line, extending their lead to 66 points. 

In the third quarter the Trentham backline stood tall and kept Lexton scoreless as younger players came into the game winning 0.0.0 to 18.11.119. 

Best players were Tyson Scoble, Matt Frith and Stefan Lendric.

In the netball the Trentham Under 13’s were the only team to win, beating Lexton by 18 goals.


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