THE Inverloch-Kongwak U17s took home a most deserving win at the West Gippsland Football Netball League Grand Final at the weekend after defeating Phillip Island, 30-20.
It’s officially one for the history books after I-K led at every quarter with some incredible shooting by Jessica Rowe and Ella Sadler, who managed 19 goals and 11 goals, respectively.
But it was a whole of team approach which saw them secure the Premiership Cup.
Phillip Island never gave up, with an attacking team consisting of Mikayla Pedley, Emma Felsovary and Charli Ross – managing 20 goals between them.
In other games, the Dalyston A Grade team were defeated by Tooradin-Dalmore, 37-47.
The girls were only down by two goals at the first quarter, but their deficit extended to six by halftime.
The margin fluctuated throughout the second half, with the two sides on par a few times before Tooradin got the jump on them.
In B Grade it was a narrow loss for the Dalyston girls, 44-46, also to Tooradin-Dalmore.
Despite the Daly girls managing 11 goals for each quarter, Tooradin-Dalmore managed to push out the lead in the final quarter to secure the win.
In the Under 15s, Koo Wee Rup managed to only just take home the cup from Dalyston, 27-25.
Dalyston led at halftime, 15-12, but Koo Wee Rup managed to reduce the margin in the third quarter and then further in the fourth – where they managed ten goals to Dalyston’s six.
And in the Under 13s, Cora Lynn and Phillip Island went neck and neck, with Cora Lynn winning by just two goals after an impressive four quarters, 17-15.
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