BOISDALE-Briagolong’s East Gippsland football season has been dealt a blow after losing to Lakes Entrance, 7.9 (51) to 13.16 (94).
The Bombers have two wins and three losses, while their nearest competitor, Wy Yung, is well ahead on percentage.
The Seagulls, however, had a comfortable win on their home ground, kicking eight goals without answer in the second term.
Adam Young Wanambi kicked four majors, and William Bushby was best-on-ground, while for the visitors, several players each kicked a single goal, with Rhys Johnson their best.
STRATFORD also suffered a loss, going down to a resurgent Orbost-Snowy Rovers 11.8 (74) to 18.13 (121).
The Blues were able to keep their necks in front the entire game, gaining momentum until it was too late for the Swans to respond.
This is Orbost’s second win for the season, pushing it well ahead of the winless Swans.
Rylee Jenkins starred for Stratford, seizing every opportunity to end up their best player as well as kicking six goals.
Curtley Nettleton kicked three for the Blues, and Mark McDonald was their best.
LINDENOW thumped Lucknow after a terrifying second quarter, winning 14.13 (97) to 10.9 (69).
The Cats booted five goals and kept the home side to a mere three points in the second term, then took their foot off the accelerator to cruise to victory.
Luke Dyer kicked four goals and William Blackley was best for Lindenow, while Ryan Halford managed three for the Magpies, with Jacob Green best.
THE match of the round was the duel between Paynesville and Wy Yung, with the Gulls eventually triumphing by three points, 13.14 (92) to 14.5 (89).
The Tigers were shell-shocked by a fourth quarter surge from the home side, when it kicked five goals to a single behind to get in front.
Mark Sellings followed up his best-on-ground performance for Wy Yung last week with an incredible seven goals, with Nathan Dennison best this week, while for Paynesville, Jack Haslam kicked four and Shane Jamieson was best.