Top four big guns to clash in BASL men’s matches

MAKING A MOVE: Epsom's September Htoo is one of the young guns of the Scorpions, who are fielding a team with plenty of youth this season. The Scorpions have won their past four games to now be fourth. Picture: NONI HYETT
MAKING A MOVE: Epsom's September Htoo is one of the young guns of the Scorpions, who are fielding a team with plenty of youth this season. The Scorpions have won their past four games to now be fourth. Picture: NONI HYETT

THE top four teams all pitted against each other highlights round 14 of the Bendigo Amateur Soccer League’s men’s competition on Sunday.

Ladder-leader and defending champion FC Eaglehawk is at home to third-placed Shepparton United at Truscott Reserve.

When they met earlier in the season United scored a 4-3 victory in what has been the Hawks’ only loss this season.

The other marquee match on Sunday features second-placed Shepparton South at home to Epsom, which is sitting in fourth position.

After winning just three of their first eight games, the Scorpions have hit some strong mid-season form with four wins in a row in which they have kicked 21 goals to four to work their way into the top four.

• Other men’s matches – Colts United (10th) v Golden City (9th), Tatura (6th) v Spring Gully United (8th), Strathdale (5th) v Moama-Echuca Border (11th).

Meanwhile, the women’s division features a crucial match between Strathdale and Moama-Echuca Border Raiders at Beischer Oval.

The two sides are both on 16 points apiece with 5-1-5 records and sitting two points behind fourth-placed Shepparton South, which faces a testing game at home against Epsom, which has won its past five.

• Other women’s matches – Colts United (5th) v Golden City (10th), FC Eaglehawk (3rd) v Shepparton United (1st).