Valley juniors steal win in final minute; Photos

ALLSORTS played a dominant St Georges Basin in the opening game of round 19 in the junior competition on Saturday at Bernie Regan Sporting Complex. 

Allsorts played extremely well to keep Basin to 1-nil at half-time. 

Allsort’s Cooper Perry had some good runs and was unlucky not to score. 

Saxon Perry was a star in goals and saved lots of Basin shots. 

Emma Fineran shows lots of improvement and promise each week. 

Lucia Edwards and Kaihla Oxman played well in the middle for Allsorts. 

Basin come out firing after half-time with Matt Brett scoring a hat-trick. 

Liam Dooley and Ben McDonald played will in the middle and shut down a lot of Allsorts’ attack.  

Liam also troubled the Allsorts defence to pick up a goal, along with Abby McDonald positioning herself well to score.

Wade Hands and Josh Rickwood also contributed to the score, with the final result an 8-nil win to Basin.

Bluejays came up against Kangaroo Valley in the other exciting junior game. 

After a number of shots on goals Valley scored near the end of the first half. But Bluejays’ Callum Mackay was quick to even up the score. 

The second half was much the same with both teams showing great passing and teamwork. 

The score remained locked at 2-all until Valley scored their third goal with a minute to spare to take the match 3-2.

Callum McKay, Danny Ball and Scott Crisafi all played well and were unlucky not to score, however the Valley’s keeper Nick Crawford showed great determination and skill to keep them out. 

All Valley players played well and combined to use the whole field. 

Best on field for Kangaroo Valley was Ethan Fletcher and James Hayes. 

Scores for Valley were James Hayes, Jo Cuttler and Hamish Heald, while best for Bluejays was Callum McKay (two goals), Daniel Ball and Ty Haliburton.  

In the women’s matches St Georges Basin were too good for Allsorts Green 2-1, and Shoalhaven Heads Maroon won on forfeit from Shoalhaven Heads White.

It was a high scoring game between Bluejays and Shoalhaven Heads in the men’s matches with 12 goals scored in the game.

The Heads men gave up a 5-2 lead to Bluejays to lose 7-5

Kangaroo Valley were just too strong for Burrawang with a 5-1 win, and Allsorts celebrated a 4-1 win over St Georges Basin.