Round 7

Round 7 of Shepparton Touch was played in warm conditions last Wednesday.
Top division 1 team Roaders had a solid 8-6 win over third placed team Puckapuyal Vultures. Carl Hardingham starred again with 3 touchdowns for Roaders while Jasmine Matthews also played a strong supporting role. Pucka had 6 individual scorers with Sharon Smith being their best on the night.
Colin Down led his Kamikazes outfit to a 5-3 victory over Cyclones. Fiona Hosie and Peter O'Donnell were also good players. Larna Napier and Ric Sofra were the best for Cyclones.
Unfortunately Hot Steppers have withdrawn from the competition which meant Titans got the points in their scheduled game. Teams who are drawn to play Hot Steppers will now have a bye that week.
In division 2, ladder leaders boosted their percentage against bottom team Vikings with a 7 nil drubbing. Peter Ralph and Brendan Briggs scored twice each while Scott Thorne played well for Vikings.
GTM pulled off a bit of an upset when they handed Gunners their second successive loss with a 7-5 scoreline. In what was a close game all the way, GTM scored the last two to get over the line. Erin Logan and Joe DeAngelis led the way for GTM. Cam Dudgeon score 3 touchdowns for the Gunners.
Hippos speed allowed them to outrun Simpsons and record a 7-5 victory. Renee Lagozzino and Chris Cullinan were the stars for Hippos while Cameron Lohse and Kara Blizzard played well for Simpsons.
Anthony Ball dominated for Landmark, scoring 7 of their 14 touchdowns against Pipeline. Doug Halloran with 3 and Laurie Jackson were good players for Pipeline.
Wednesday's results in division 3 sets up the ladder in an interesting way with second placed Notre Dame Sharks on 14 points being only 1 point ahead of bottom team IDK. If IDK had of won their game against Vroom they would have been in second position but now find themselves 6th. IDK were right in the game at 1 all despite playing one player short but suffered from the loss to injury of Peter Reale and went down 4-1.
In a high scoring game Notre Dame Sharks outscored Panthers 13-10 to move into second position. Sharks had 5 multiple scorers with Bonnie Kilmartin and Eddie Abrecht scoring 3 each. Adrian Appo and Karyn Ferguson were the best for Sharks.
Allstars downed Idols 7-5 with Jade Skinner scoring 3 for the victors. Stuart Hallam and Brad Clarke scored 2 each for Idols.
Purple Noodles held out The Substitutes to score a 5-4 win. Helen Crapper and Chris Pooley set up the win for the Noodles. Duane Montgomery and Melanie McClure score 2 each for The Substitutes.
Roadblock got back on track with a 6-2 win over Notre Dame Titans. Craig Cox with 3 and Chris Ponting with 2 were once again the top scorers for Roadblock. Tom Smith was the best for Titans.
In the battle for the wooden spoon Team Dodgey downed Grammar 7-2 in their first win for the season. Laura Oaten and Dion Sleep were once again the stars for Team Dodgey. Alistair McLeod and Jack Hobbs provided the scores for Grammar.
SKM and Pelicans played out a 7 all draw with lead constantly changing. Fill ins for both teams were among their best players with Brad Holland Scoring 4 for Pelicans and Ang McLeod being in the votes for SKM.


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