Final four to be finally settled in BDCA on Saturday

Bendigo can guarantee its return to the BDCA finals with a win over Huntly-North Epsom on Saturday.
Bendigo can guarantee its return to the BDCA finals with a win over Huntly-North Epsom on Saturday.

IT has taken until the final day of the home and away season on Saturday for the BDCA top four to finally be settled.

The key points of interest heading into Saturday’s play is which of Strathdale-Maristians (58 points), Sandhurst (55) and Golden Square (54) – which has already beaten White Hills – will earn the two home semi-finals.

And which of Bendigo (42) or Kangaroo Flat (39) will secure fourth spot.

Saturday’s play begins at 1pm.

• Round 13 state of play:

Bendigo 141 (K. Humphrys 57; S. Ranathunga 3-24, P. Moore 3-32, C. Tanner 2-32) v Huntly North Epsom 3-33

Eaglehawk 5-72 (J. Brown 27) v Sandhurst 115 (T. Murphy 25; R. Tibbett 3-40, C. McGlashan 2-17, C. Jacobs 2-17, S. Knott 2-24); 

Kangaroo Flat v Strathdale Maristians 242 (S. Johnston 99, J. Neylon 46, J. DeAraugo 33; B. Hamblin 3-36, R. Bell 2-16); 

White Hills 64 (S. Trollope 7-18, D. Clutton 3-9) v Golden Square 7-88 (S. Johnson 30*; M. Winter-Irving 5-18); 

Bendigo United 7-66 (B. Devanny 3-16) v Strathfieldsaye 89 (A. Cronin 3-2, B. Quirk 3-10, M. Podosky 3-22).

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LADDER:

Strathdale – 58

Sandhurst – 55

Golden Square – 54

Bendigo – 42

Kangaroo Flat – 39

Eaglehawk – 33

White Hills – 27

Strathfieldsaye – 24

Huntly-North – 22

Bendigo United – 12