Toc. grind out win

By Southern Riverina News

Tocumwal’s A grade presented a united team effort in a five goal win over Mathoura in round 10 of the Picola & District League on Saturday.

The Timbercutters pushed the Bloods, but defenders Leah Nish and Sarah Quick kept Tocumwal on the path to victory with their relentless defence.

Final score, Tocumwal 34 to Mathoura 29. Awards: Leah Nish and Sarah Quick.

The Bloods’ B grade had a couple of regular players out and some of the junior players stepped it up on the day, but overall they were no match for a very refined Mathoura team.

Final score, Mathoura 47 to Tocumwal 36. Awards: Skyla Griffin and Caity Bourke.

C grade had a tough match against very determined opponents.

Final score, Mathoura 42 to Tocumwal 24. Awards: Jessica Sutton and Mikayla Condon.

C reserve rushed through their passes and despite a good first quarter, they were outplayed.

Final score, Mathoura 28 to Tocumwal 10. Awards: Jacinda Lawrence and Debbie Burke.

The junior Bloods flew the flag for the club, with the Under 17s having a smashing win with all girls contributing solidly.

Final score, Tocumwal 56 to Mathoura 22. Awards: Jorja Paganoni, Lucy Bourchier and Rose Chamberlain.

The U15s Bloods started slowly but came back strong in the second half and ended with a convincing win.

Final score, Tocumwal 37 to Mathoura 26. Awards: Macey White, Hayley Palmer and Abby O’Connell.

It was another dominant display from the U13s, with the girls once more holding their opponents goalless at the final whistle.

Final score, Tocumwal 46 to Mathoura no score. Awards: Tahlia Pate, Tully Jones and Emily Thompson.

The U11s Bloods owned the court with their leads and created space well.

Awards: Alice Barker, Willa Campbell and Amalie Pate.