Cougar cements place in four

by admin on June 20th, 2019

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COOL, overcast conditions with little breeze greeted Cougars and Lock at Kapinnie on Saturday afternoon. Both sides were looking for a win.Cougars was looking to cement itsplace in the fourto see some September action and Lock, who have been competitive most ofthe season waslooking to chalk up itsfirst win.
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The game got underway with two talented youngsters in Dylan Wandner for Cougars and Andrew Heath for Lock to slog it out in the ruck, as it was Cougars doing the early attacking with Boyd Kenny and Bradley White in the action early. Blaze and Saxon Kay were defending hard for Lock getting touches. Landon Gregory took a strong mark 45 out and goaled to give Cougars the early lead. Sam Ness was having a field day on his wing and Wandner was dominating the middle. When Lock did go forward, RohanMontgomerieand Jack Green held firm in defence. Cougars went on to kick another fivefor the quarter while Lock failed to score. Cougars 6-5 to Lock, no score.

Lock came out with more intensityin the second with Siviour, Corey Webb and Damian Kelly all finding plenty of the ball but Cougars werefirst on the board when Clint Ackland goaled from 50. Lock wasrewarded for itsefforts when Webb passed off to GradyDutschkewho kicked an easy goal from 15 to put them on the board. It was Cougars for the rest of the quarter with sixunanswered goals including three to BradyTosold who was finding form on his wing. Cougars took a commanding 91 point lead into halftime and it could have been much higher had they not missed some easy goals. Cougars 13-13,Lock 1-1.

Lock moved Kelly onto Ness who had been dominating his wing and Andrew Hetzel onto BradleyHazelgrove who was creating his usual havocaround the ground, it was Cougars however who were on the board first with goals to Ackland and Flynn Paech early. Lock’s mid field were still working hard with Billy Brown and Hetzel. When Luke Northcott cleared the ball at the centre bounce and passed off to Timothy Boehm who marked 35 out and kicked truly to give Lock itssecond. Dutschke goaled soon after for Lock and Cougars went on to kick another fivefor the quarter. Threequarter time score, Cougars 20-18,Lock 3-1.

The last quarter was all Cougars, kicking eightunanswered goals, with youngster Paech kicking five for the game and bags of fourto Hazelgrove and Ackland. It was a confidence boosting win for Cougars as the finals loom, however the loss of Gregory with a hamstring injury was disappointing. Best players for Cougars were Wandner in the ruck and Hazelgrove and Paechwith his five goals. For Lock, Siviour, Northcottand Alex Wiseman all had good games.Final score, Cougars 28-23,Lock3-1.

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