Euroa snuck home in a thriller against Shepparton Swans with just two points the difference at Memorial Oval in Goulburn Valley League under-18 action on Saturday.
The Swans never led at any change, but continued to remain in the match through Lachlan McMahon and Jed Woodman.
Harry Tonks and Nathan Rachele each snared two goals for the Swans, but two extra scoring shots from the Magpies was the difference.
Euroa’s Hudson Ramsden sent home three goals, while Thomas Panuccio and Marcus Heritage made the biggest impact across the day.
●Shepparton worked its way to a fiercely contested nine-point win against Kyabram as Andrew Pellegrino, James Butts and Jarret Hallahan combined for six goals.
While the Bombers were best served by Ben Turpin, the influence of Jack Moylan, Ethan Baxter and Spencer Small helped the Bears over the line.
●Tatura’s contest with Mooroopna was a shortened affair after a Cats player went down with an injury causing the game to stop.
But with both sides wanting to continue, Mooroopna took the spoils by 14 points with Lochlan O’Brien, Lachlan Sykes (two goals), Henry Wedding (two goals) and John Renden the main factors in the win.
Zakary Samkakai also snared a pair of goals for Tatura, but it was the Cats that dealt best with the conditions.
● Shepparton United blitzed Rochester after stamping its mark on the match from the second term onwards.
The Demons allowed the Tigers to score two goals in the first quarter, but then kept Rochester to just two more majors for the match.
Jhett Cooper could not be silenced in the forward line with a haul of six goals, while Fergus Pinnuck and Ethan McLaren each finished with two goals.
Dylan Oaff’s performance as well as three goals from Lachlan Trewick made the duo valuable contributors for the Tigers in their nine-goal loss.
●Benalla did not have the power to counteract Echuca with Jack Evans snaring five goals in his side’s 86-point victory.
The Murray Bombers kept the Saints goalless for the first half despite Aden MacDonald’s and Chelton Orchard’s best efforts.
Jackson Stewart, Bailey Gray and Reece Sidebottom starred for Echuca.
●Seymour prevailed in a one-sided clash against Mansfield.
The Lions took out the game by 130 points at Kings Park with five goals to Ben Rigoni cementing him as the best player on the field.
Max Jornmarker was the Eagles’ sole goalkicker with Archie Smith and Patrick Smith giving their all.