FC Bendigo's young guns were in hot form across most of Sunday's play in the National Premier League Victoria junior championship matches on Epsom's pitches.
A highlight was the 8-1 victory achieved by the under-16s against Green Gully.
Under-18: lost 3-5. Goals: G. Basha 3. Best: G. Basha, S. Gilardi, S. Farr.
Under-16: won 8-1. Goals: S. Ndikumana 3, B.G. Soe, A. Caldow 2, L. Akinstall. Best: S.Ndikumana, J. Kelly, M. Ryan.
Under-15: lost 0-2. Best: M. Cappy, M. Sporle, O. Turbitt.
Under-14: dr 2-2. Goals: H. Coventry-Brownrigg, C. McAllister. Best: L. Capp, K. Smith, P. Leh.
Under-13: lost 3-4. Goals: F. Gibbs, M. Graham, own goal. Best: M. Graham, F. Gibbs, J. Mathews.
Under-12: lost 2-11. Goals: U. Babovic, own goal. Best: U. Babovic, R. Joss, W. Keating.
In the championship standings, FC Bendigo is third in the under-15s and under-13s.
The under-18s are 9th, under-16s 6th, under-14s 11th, and under-12s in 14th place.
Bendigo's juniors play Hume City this Sunday at Broadmeadows.