LAKERS REMAIN UNDEFEATED
By CONNOR PAIN
Caroline Springs remain as the only undefeated team in TIV Division 1 after they scored a 12-point win over Altona on Saturday.
The Lakers came out firing from the first bounce, racing out to a 21-point lead at the first break.
The damage was done in the first half as the Vikings managed just one goal to half-time.
The Vikings fought back in the final term, but it wasn’t enough as the Lakers scored its fourth consecutive win.
Ruckman Liam Read continued his great form with a best on ground performance, while Mitch Bongiovanni and Joshua Cubillo also played well.
The Lakers host Spotswood this week in search of a fifth straight win.
Point Cook got it’s first win of the season, defeated the Eagles by 16-points at Yarraville Oval.
Some big losses to start the season mattered little as the visitors were rarely troubled after jumping out to a 22-point lead after the first break.
The Eagles were trying in their efforts to claw back the deficit by the Bulldogs were just too good in the end, Christopher Sivanesan booting four goals in the win and former Richmond player Derek Eggmolesse-Smith named best-on ground in the 11.13. (79) to 9.9. (63) victory.
Point Cook can make it two in a row when they host St Albans in Round 5.
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Jack Briskey’s eight goals punctuated Sunshine’s 17.9. (111) to 13.9. (87) win against St Albans, ending their winless start to the year.
A tough loss in Round 3 didn’t deter the Kangaroos who jumped out of the blocks with a six goal to one opening term before cruising to the 24-point triumph over the Saints.
Heath Scotland’s men face a tough test this week in Altona.
Hoppers Crossing produced their best game of the season, dominating Deer Park 15.10. (100) to 5.6. (36).
Ten goals to two in the second half confirmed the 64-point win, the Lions finishing with just one quarter with multiple goals.
Werribee Districts overcame a quarter-time break deficit to run out comfortable 35-point winners against Spotswood.
Lachlan Rainbow’s six goals highlighted his side’s 15.16. (106) to 11.5. (71) victory.