Tigers upstage Magpies

Woorinen scored an upset win over Castlemaine in Sunday’s BJFL youth girls grand final at Strathfieldsaye.

FIERCE BATTLE: Action from the youth girls game between Woorinen and Castlemaine.

FIERCE BATTLE: Action from the youth girls game between Woorinen and Castlemaine.

In a similar tale to the Bendigo Thunder, Castlemaine hadn’t lost a game all season, but the Pies fell short in the one that mattered.

The Tigers trailed by four points at the last break before outscoring the Pies 2.2 to 0.2 in the final quarter to win 4.6 (30) to 3.4 (22).

Luca Gallo was best for the Tigers, while Chonlathorn Meemusour starred for the Pies.

SEASON FINALE: Woorinen and Castlemaine played out an entertaining game in the youth girls grand final. Pictures: DARREN HOWE

SEASON FINALE: Woorinen and Castlemaine played out an entertaining game in the youth girls grand final. Pictures: DARREN HOWE

In the under-12A grand final, Kyneton rounded out a dominant season by defeating St Therese’s 6.8 (44) to 5.1 (31). Ben Cameron was best for the Tigers, while Henry McCarthy was best for the Sharks.

Quarry Hill scored an upset nine-point win over St Francis in the under-12B grand final. The Demons won 4.2 (26) to 2.5 (17). Thaine Bake starred for the Demons and Tom Parkinson was best for St Francis.

PREMIERS: Golden Square's under-14 senior premiership team. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

PREMIERS: Golden Square's under-14 senior premiership team. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Kyneton made it two wins in the under-12 division when the Tigers won the under-12C grand final against Huntly. The Tigers won 5.3 (33) to 3.2 (20). Riley Davies was best on ground for the Tigers.  Abe Sladden battled hard for the Hawks.

St Therese’s defeated Quarry Hill by 37 points in the under-12D final. No best players from either team were supplied.

Dyson Daniels

Dyson Daniels

Golden Square rounded out an undefeated season in the under-14 senior division by thrashing Sandhurst by 56 points in the grand final.

The Dogs won 10.12 (72) to 2.4 (16). Jack Merrin was best for Square, while Dyson Daniels played his 100th game. Sam Conforti played well for the Dragons.

Sandhurst also went down in the under-14 reserves 1 grand final. Castlemaine defeated the Dragons 9.9 (63) to 6.6 (42). Linc White was best on ground for the Magpies and Liam Lonergan was best for the Dragons.

Inaccuracy cost Kangaroo Flat dearly in the under-14 reserves 2 grand final. The Roos lost to Golden Square 3.4 (22) to 1.12 (18). No best players were supplied.

ROUGH DAY: Castlemaine was undefeated before Sunday's grand final clash with Woorinen.

ROUGH DAY: Castlemaine was undefeated before Sunday's grand final clash with Woorinen.

Riley Neaves kicked six goals in a best on ground performance to lead Eaglehawk to a 12-point win over Sandhurst in the under-16 reserves 1 grand final.

The Hawks won 11.7 (73) to 9.7 (61). Jeremy Ellis playted superbly for the Dragons.

YCW dominated the under-16 reserves 2 grand final, defeating South Bendigo 6.16 (52) to 1.0 (6). Drew Harris was best for the Eagles and Shannon Murphy battled hard for the Bloods.

Meanwhile, the junior grand finals started at the QEO on Saturday morning with the under-16 senior decider.

Sandhurst Marist Dockers proved too strong for Kangaroo Flat 11.6 (72) to 5.10 (40).

Louis Zimmer was best for the Dockers, while James Vlaeminck bagged five goals to take his season tally to 40.

Mitch Rovers and Coen Cooper were best for the Roos.

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