Hawks Draw Blood (R14 Modbury v West Adelaide)
U18 Girls 2016
Round 14: West Adelaide v Modbury
31 July 2016 at City Mazda Stadium
Written by UniSA Journalism Student, Stephanie Carnell
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Hawks Draw Blood
Modbury ran out comfortable winners over West Adelaide in the under 18’s competition, played at City Mazda Stadium on Sunday.
The Hawks took the lead early, with a goal within the first two minutes of play.
Modbury dominated play for much of the first half, locking the ball into their forward zone, creating many scoring opportunities.
Chloe Scheer made her presence felt all over the ground, as she applied defensive pressure and also finished the game with three goals.
As the game progressed, West Adelaide’s defensive pressure increased, resulting in only one goal to the Hawks in the second term.
In the third quarter, West Adelaide found their feet and strengthened their attack on the ball, leading to two goals by the Wolves.
West Adelaide’s Rachel Fillmore worked well in both defence and attack, and scored her team’s first goal.
However, despite a final push by West Adelaide in the last quarter, the Hawks steadied, securing a comfortable 27-point win.
Modbury: 3.3 4.4 5.4 7.5 (47)
West Adelaide: 0.0 0.0 2.2 3.2 (20)
Modbury 7.5.47 defeated West Adelaide 3.2.20
Modbury: N. Thompson, C. Scheer, I. Steven-Thomas, R. Tonkin, M. Wilckens
West Adelaide: E. Marafioti, R. Fillmore, K. Poole, J. Tabb, R. Church
Modbury: C. Scheer 3, A. Scheer, I. Steven-Thomas, C. Perrin-Baillie, N. Thompson
West Adelaide: E. Marafioti, R. Fillmore, M. Newman