Sport Warriors down after a long day at the office BRIEFLY Chase never gets started GRIDIRON The Warriors went down fighting last quarter. It was very difficult; and defence and Levin said he PREMIER CRICKET: Hawthorn- against the all-conquering Gridiron they put up a hell of a fight. It was played a solid game. Victoria junior section defending absolutely ridiculous in terms of Levin said the team achieved its Monash Uni could only muster 143 on Saturday, with the poor Eliza Sewell champion, the Bay City Bucca- how long the game went for. goal of making the finals, but he score handing Dandenong an neers, 62-35. ‘‘It was absolutely incredible, it was reluctant to make lofty aims for easy victory in their Premier AN undermanned Monash War- Down to 16 players, while the was a reflection of how tired the next season as the side loses Marini Cricket clash. riors under-18 gridiron side fell opposition had 30 to change be- defence got.’’ and quarter-back Steve Clinch who The Hawks were chasing 199 agonisingly short of a Grand Final tween offence and defence, coach Starting centre Kieran Marini will be too old for under-18 level. and resumed their chase at berth despite grinding out 3½ Dan Levin said the Warriors were missed the match and 15-year-old ‘‘It’s not easy to replace someone 5/85 on Saturday. hours of play in demanding con- gallant. Lachlan Simpson took his place. who throws 14 touchdowns and has The pressure was on Hawks’ ditions last weekend. ‘‘It really didn’t blow out until the Simpson was forced to play offence a 60-yard arm,’’ Levin said. captain Simon Dart (17) but, when Brett Fairbanks snared Play like a team, not Rebels his wicket, all hope was lost. The Panthers were 3/192 in their second innings. Just two have perfect record SDCL: Two teams, Cavaliers BASEBALL But, Berg said, the Rebels and Mt Waverley Uniting, re- left base-runners stranded main the only undefeated late in the contest, another teams following the completion of Round 5 of the Menzies Chris Vernuccio factor in the loss. Shield season in the Southern ‘‘We hit the ball pretty well Cricket League. but couldn’t string them Uniting easily accounted for MULGRAVE playing-coach together,’’ Berg said. Trinity, with the home side’s Ryan Berg believes his side ‘‘I’m pretty sure we out-hit score of 206 proving more than PAGE: 31 COLOUR: CMYK must become more team- our opponents. We just enough to inflict the first defeat oriented if it wants to con- couldn’t score runs. of the season on the newly- sistently match-it with its ‘‘We had a couple of promoted side. State League Division 2 opportunities early and And, Cavaliers scored a con- rivals. then another one late in the vincing win against Toorak The assessment came after game with none out and a Prahran, winning their game by the Rebels squandered an runner on second base. 146 runs on the first innings. opportunity to move into ‘‘We need to do the team Scores on page 53 the top two with a 3-2 loss things when the runners against Bonbeach last are in scoring position and Sunday. we need runs.’’ Oaks just miss full points Berg said his side played Mulgrave is fourth with a VSDCA: Oakleigh was denied an well enough to knock-off 4-3 record. outright victory in its VSDCA Bonbeach, which played in Berg said the Rebels were clash against Melton at Division 1 last season, but better positioned for a finals Warrawee Park Oval on Saturday. would rue fielding slip-up berth after playing every that sacrificed at least two team. Oakleigh reached 137, to claim first innings points by 51 runs, runs. ‘‘At the end of the day we but it was unable to snare the ‘‘If we take away a couple took two things away,’’ Berg final wicket in Melton’s second of important errors that we said. dig. made, we probably win the ‘‘We think that we should Melton dug deep to reach 9/59 game,’’ Berg said. have won the game. when stumps were called, a ‘‘Errors did cost us in the ‘‘But, in a positive insight, lead of just eight runs. end.’’ we’ve played everyone in Mount Waverley emerged with Paul Rogers opened Mul- the competition and there’s just three points after its grave’s account in the fifth not a team we don’t fell like VSDCA match against Endeav- DATE: 27/11/07 innings, on a Ricardo we can’t beat.’’ our Hills ended in a tie. Anaya RBI, to slice Meanwhile, Waverley had Mount smashed 277 on Day 1, Bonbeach’s lead in half. mixed success in Division 1. but its opponent was up for the The home side again The Wildcats humiliated challenge, equalling that tally at pegged the deficit to a single bottom-club Melbourne, Endeavour Hill’s Sydney Par- run when a Rogers RBI 15-0, last Sunday before a 2-2 geter Reserve on Saturday. allowed Berg to cross for his mid-week draw with Sun- Waverley slugged its way to an emphatic win against Melbourne last week. Despite claiming three run outs, side’s second. shine. Picture: DALE MANN. s21wg611 Mount dropped six catches. WEEKEND SCOREBOARD ED: PUB: WGV 3.86 ,C. Bridle Long Jump Open Women 3.75 ,E. Little 6.78 M; Emily Boribon Tjav 10.90 M; 200m 31.13 Sec; Paul Malelis 800m 2 Min 42.43 Sec; 91-88 (G.Findlay 19-23, I.Wright 36-17, A.Staaf 23-21, ATHLETICS Long Jump Open Women 3.44 ,K. Drew Long Jump G U10: Ellie Sanford 100m 16.05 Sec; Ellie Sanford Kelvin Lees 80h 15.23 Sec; Robbie Raines Dis 22.07 M; F.Stickland 13-27); No 3 d Noble Park (2) 104-72 ATHLETICS WAVERLEY Open Women 3.37 ,L. Cooper Long Jump Open Women 200m 33.47 Sec; Ellie Sanford 80h 17.51 Sec; Darcy Robbie Raines Sp 7.82 M; (J.Page 25-13, P.Miller 19-22, N.Carter 35-16, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 2.18 ,T. Albiston 100m M18 11.4 ,E. Campbell 100m M18 Fahey Tj 7.94 M; Ellie Sanford Tjav 11.28 M; B U13: Alexander Di Medio 100m 14.20 Sec; Alexander N.Thompson 25-21); No 4 d Hampton Park 109-75 RESULTS: G. Carstairs 100m Open Men 12.2 ,R. Ennis Di Medio 200m 29.62 Sec; Alexander Di Medio 400m 1 11.9 ,T. Hassett 100m M18 13.4 ,T. Albiston 200m M18 G U11: Ebony Sturgess 100m 15.64 Sec; Ebony (P.Delaney 16-20, P.Coe 22-24, G.Little 25-13, L.Ross 100m Open Men 12.4 ,N. Baxter 100m Open Men 12.8 Min 10.49 Sec; Aaron Tam 800m 2 Min 48.02 Sec; 23.0 ,E. Campbell 200m M18 24.8 ,T. Hassett 800m M18 Sturgess 200m 32.89 Sec; Nimaya Kodikara 800m 3 46-18); No 5 lt Highett 100-104 (R.Pye 25-29, I.Blythe ,S. Carstairs 100m Open Men 13.0 ,P. Paulbrook 100m Alexander Di Medio 80h 15.22 Sec; Alexander Di 2:35 ,G. Muthia 800m M18 2:44 ,R. Whitehead High Min 02.44 Sec; Ebony Sturgess 80h 16.39 Sec; Nimaya 28-20, A.Morris 22-30, G.Jeffree 25-25); No 6 d Open Men 13.5 ,G. Carstairs 200m Open Men 23.3 ,A. Medio Lj 4.26 M; Alexander Di Medio Tj 8.37 M; Jump M18 1.50 ,E. Campbell High Jump M18 1.35 ,D. Kodikara Hj 1.18 M; Isabelle Hanna Lj 3.38 M; Emma Camberwell Central2 95-68 (R.Miller 21-17, B.Lindsay Baxter 200m Open Men 26.8 ,G. Carstairs 400m B U14: Joshua Kerovec 100m 13.18 Sec; Hayden Butler Cooper Javelin M18 18.78 ,E. Campbell Javelin M18 Smith Lj 3.38 M; 27-16, W.Pilmore 27-22, G.Simpson 20-13); No 7 lt Hurdles Open Men 63.4 ,R. Carstairs 400m Hurdles 200m 26.27 Sec; Anthony Huber 400m 1 Min 04.25 Sec; 6.05 ,E. Campbell Long Jump M18 4.92 ,T. Hassett Long G U12: Katherine Goff 100m 14.86 Sec; Katherine Goff Burwood District (4) 96-120 (P.Walsh 15-42, D.Belcher Open Men 72.8 ,L. Harrison 400m Hurdles Open Men Hayden Butler 800m 2 Min 39.27 Sec; Jak Ibeas 90h Jump M18 4.40 ,J. George 100m W18 13.0 ,F. Maudsley 200m 35.48 Sec; Katherine Goff 800m 3 Min 10.10 Sec; 22-31, G.Peters 38-17, D.Morgan 21-30); No 8 d 83.9 ,M. Spiteri 800m Open Men 2:06 ,A. Baxter 800m 19.29 Sec; Anthony Malelis Lj 4.40 M; Anthony Huber 100m W18 13.7 ,U. Mathia 100m W18 13.9 ,A. Muthia Katherine Goff 80h 16.99 Sec; Katherine Goff Dis 17.41 Coatsville/Clayton 140-54.5 (J.Cooen 53-8, C.Graham Open Men 2:11 ,T. George 800m Open Men 2:14 ,N. Tj 9.19 M; 100m W18 14.3 ,S. Muthia 100m W18 14.6 ,J. George M; Katherine Goff Sp 7.35 M; 39-10, G.Brash 20-20, M.Tuz 28-16.5). Baxter 800m Open Men 2:37 ,M. Spiteri 1500m Open B U15: Steve Madeira 100h 14.24 Sec; Steve Madeira 200m W18 26.9 ,F. Maudsley 200m W18 28.7 ,U. Mathia G U13: Emma Paolucci 100m 14.64 Sec; Emma MOUNT WAVERLEY Men 4:19 ,T. George 1500m Open Men 4:44 ,S. 100m 12.61 Sec; Dylan Cooper 200m 25.65 Sec; Dylan 200m W18 29.9 ,A. Muthia 400m Hurdles W18 74.3 ,U. Paolucci 200m 31.30 Sec; Talie Collins 800m 3 Min Carstairs Discus Open Men 41.06 ,A. Curtis Discus VLBA: No1 def Box Hill 104-92 (B.Bodinnar 27-23, Mathia 400m Hurdles W18 79.9 ,J. George 400m 13.65 Sec; Celeste Juzefowicz 80h 17.94 Sec; Emma Cooper 400m 1 Min 12.69 Sec; James Coleman 800m 3 Open Men 38.03 ,A. Watts Discus Open Men 29.49 ,G. R.Matheson 22-26, J.McDonald 25-15, M.Roberts Hurdles W18 82.2 ,S. Muthia 400m Hurdles W18 91.5 ,U. Paolucci Lj 4.39 M; Emma Paolucci Tj 9.73 M; Min 09.58 Sec; Kristian Johnsen Lj 5.26 M; Kristian Carstairs Discus Open Men 28.29 ,A. Baxter Discus 30-28). No2 abandonned; No3 abandoned; No 4 lt Mathia 800m W18 2:30 ,T. White 800m W18 2:33 ,S. G U14: Sinali Kaggodaarachchi 100m 14.67 Sec; Sinali Johnsen Tj 11.86 M Open Men 24.70 ,E. Amerasekera Discus Open Men Burwood District (3) 60.50-67 (F.Burke 10-31, Muthia 800m W18 3:05 ,U. Mathia 1500m W18 5:30 ,A. 20.43 ,R. Carstairs Discus Open Men 17.84 ,S. Lopes Muthia 1500m W18 6:30 ,E. Bellenger Discus W18 20.25 Kaggodaarachchi 200m 30.86 Sec; Erica Purcell 400m LAWN BOWLS N.McDonald 26.50-15, M.Harry 24-21). RVBA: No1 d 1 Min 35.49 Sec; Sinali Kaggodaarachchi 800m 3 Min Discus Open Men 16.76 ,A. Baxter High Jump Open GLEN WAVERLEY Montmorency 108-77 (B.Padgham 23-17, G.Cooper ,D. Trowell Discus W18 15.93 ,D. Balakumar Discus 00.25 Sec; Georgia Corbett Lj 4.14 M; Georgia Corbett Men 1.75 ,T. Baldwin High Jump Open Men 1.65 ,A. NIGHT PENNANT: No 1 lost to Mulgrave CC. 55-58 28-22, R.Sluggett 29-22, J.Fary 28-16); No2 d Vermont W18 15.09 ,H. Johnson Discus W18 13.58 ,J. George Tj 8.60 M; Little High Jump Open Men 1.50 ,L. Harrison High (B.Bywater 17-18, T.Liddle 18-18, T.Norton 20-22); No 2 South 101-80 (G.Matheson 17-23, A.Vale 29-23, High Jump W18 1.35 ,E. Bellenger High Jump W18 1.30 G U15: Ayla Collins 100m 13.89 Sec; Estelle Lopes 200m Jump Open Men 1.45 ,N. Baxter High Jump Open Men lost to Waverley Golf 51-69 (B.Bardwell 18-24, R.Welsh 25-18, B.Harvey 30-16); No3 lt Ferntree Gully ,S. Muthia High Jump W18 1.25 ,A. Muthia High Jump THE LEADER November 27, 2007 28.92 Sec; Danielle Trowell 400m 1 Min 15.98 Sec; Ayla J.Rooney 16-20, J.Wakeford 17-25); No 3 d Mulgrave 1.40 ,R. Ennis High Jump Open Men 1.40 ,S. Carstairs (2) 75-117 (J.Scerri 15-23, K.Johnston 21-22, T.Allan W18 1.20 ,U. Mathia High Jump W18 1.20 ,L. Goodings Collins 800m 2 Min 52.65 Sec; Estelle Lopes 90h 14.81 High Jump Open Men 1.25 ,S. Carstairs Javelin Open CC 65-50 (J.Dore-Smith 17-14, D.Jones 25-19, G.Little 8-43, K.Oldaker 31-29); No 4 d Blackburn (5) 96-76 High Jump W18 1.15 ,E. Lopes Javelin W18 24.43 ,E. Sec; Ayla Collins Lj 4.55 M; Ayla Collins Tj 9.00 M; Men 55.17 ,G. Carstairs Javelin Open Men 47.01 ,A. 23-17). (T.Bamber 28-19, J.Duncan 31-12, B.Carter 16-24, Bellenger Javelin W18 19.50 ,L. Goodings Javelin W18 B U6: Ryan Box 300m 1 Min 07.94 Sec; Hannin Mundy Curtis Javelin Open Men 45.37 ,R. Ennis Javelin Open VLBA: 24 matches abandoned dues to excessive heat. B.Kendrick 21-21); No 5 d Donvale (2) 82-80 (J.Pelchen 15.5 ,E. Bellenger Long Jump W18 4.79 ,U. Mathia Long 70m 13.88 Sec; Nicholas Stathopoulos Lj 2.18 M; Men 34.34 ,A. Watts Javelin Open Men 32.98 ,E. RVBA: No 1 lost to Cranbourne 66-101 (B.Bennett 13-25, F.Woolley 23-18, T.Bockerstaff 25-15. F.Tucker Jump W18 4.77 ,E. Lopes Long Jump W18 4.48 ,J. Amerasekera Javelin Open Men 25.26 ,N. Baxter B U7: Joshua Oresti 300m 1 Min 06.58 Sec; Dalton Di 17-34, G.Mitchell 15-22, G.Nielsen 20-17, B.Youdan 21-22); No 6 d Ferntree Gully (4) 91-79 (P.Armstrong George Long Jump W18 4.38 ,A. Muthia Long Jump Javelin Open Men 24.84 ,A. Baxter Javelin Open Men Medio 70m 13.36 Sec; Ashintha Perera Dis 12.24 M; 14-28); No 2 lost to Ferntree Gully 102-106 (A.Flaherty 25-19, R.Steel 14-26, K.Dick 26-13, K.Daniel 26-21). W18 4.35 ,D. Balakumar Long Jump W18 4.09 ,F. 20.93 ,R. Carstairs Javelin Open Men 18.24 ,R. Ennis Jimi (Dimitrios) Roufos Sp 5.13 M; 20-30, D.Bloom 24-18, T.Liddle 27-27, T.Norton 31-31); Maudsley Long Jump W18 4.09 ,L. Goodings Long OAKLEIGH Long Jump Open Men 5.63 ,J. Baldwin 100m Open B U8: Riley Collier-Dawkins 100m 17.81 Sec; Riley No3 def Heathmont3 109-80 (B.Blackley 26-19, B.Dale Jump W18 3.68 RVBA: No 1 D5 S7 77.5 lt Black Rock 99 (J Pask 24-21, Women 14.0 ,L. Buttigieg 100m Open Women 14.4 ,C. Collier-Dawkins 200m 38.05 Sec; Mark Linden Hj 0.92 39-25, K.Morley 23-20, W.Perry 21-16); No4 def Auburn Bridle 100m Open Women 14.6 ,S. Muthia 100m Open LITTLE ATHLETICS M; Riley Collier-Dawkins Hj 0.92 M; 96-70 (A.Bryant 30-16, T.Hills 27-18, B.Caple 3-14, R Brown 13.5-25, J Pearson 14-29, L Bellino 26-23). Women 14.8 ,S. Muthia 200m Open Women 36.5 ,S. WAVERLEY LITTLE ATHLETICS B U9: Zachary Bonney 100m 16.78 Sec; Zachary B.Bardwell 16-22); No 5 d Ashburton (3) 93-76 (C.Bown CLAYTON Muthia 800m Open Women 3:31 ,K. Chapman 1500m SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 Bonney 200m 37.06 Sec; Zachary Bonney 70m 11.66 27-17, C.Brand 18-22, L.Pickert 28-18, J.Wakeford RVBA: No 1 D1 S3 126 d Blackburn 56 (D Wicks 35-16, Open Women 6:28 ,S. Muthia 1500m Open Women 7:16 G U6: Jessica Boribon 300m 1 Min 30.39 Sec; Mia Sec; Zachary Bonney 80h 16.73 Sec; Zachary Bonney 20-19); No 6 def Ashburton (4) 104-84 (J.Dore-Smith T Simmons 29-18, B Martin 28-12, L Such 35-10). No 2 ,S. Albiston 1500m Open Women 7:20 ,L. Buttigieg Schiavinato 70m 15.49 Sec; Mia Schiavinato Lj 1.61 M; Tj 6.30 M; Zachary Bonney Tjav 11.60 M; 19-32, G.Hajewskyl 32-22, B.Sandlant 19-20, D1 S4 115 d Croydon 69 (J Anderton 16-21, A Wetzeler Discus Open Women 20.61 ,C. Bridle Discus Open G U7: Ellie Masters 300m 1 Min 02.38 Sec; Ellie Masters B U10: Ned Hawkins 100m 15.63 Sec; Ned Hawkins T.Sutherland 34-10); No 7 lost to Cranbourne (6) 76-96 26-25, T McRedmond 32-13, T Wood 41-10). No 3 D3 S6 Women 18.42 ,K. Drew Discus Open Women 16.24 ,L. 70m 13.14 Sec; Phoebe Hird Dis 8.90 M; Phoebe Hird Sp 200m 32.02 Sec; Matthew Ashe 80h 16.85 Sec; Ned (B.Sowersby 23-23, T.Clowes 19-23, K.Deacon 16-26, 98 d Waverley Golf 89 (N Smillie 27-20, H Papworth Cooper Discus Open Women 16.14 ,E. Baldwin Discus 4.74 M; Hawkins Tj 8.11 M; Ned Hawkins Tjav 16.90 M; H.Stevens 18-24); No 8 lost to Mitcham (5) 68.25-90 21-27, F Meo 27-18, J Wallace 23-24). No 4 D3 S7 69 lt Open Women 15.06 ,J. Baldwin High Jump Open G U8: Ashlee Dragoljevic 100m 18.89 Sec; Kirsten B U11: William Saloumi 100m 14.88 Sec; William (M.Paul 14-24, J.O’Reilly 17-19, D.O’Gallagher 10-25, Parkdale 111(B Frazer 14-29, R Martin 22-25, G Treble Women 1.30 ,C. Bridle High Jump Open Women 1.30 ,J. Thomas 200m 41.54 Sec; Erin Box Hj 0.94 M; Saloumi 200m 31.32 Sec; Mukund Premkumar 800m 2 T.Martin 27-22). 19-26, J Bacon 14-31). No 5 D6 S6 90 lt Pakenham 113 31 Baldwin Javelin Open Women 21.93 ,C. Bridle Javelin G U9: Tara Cabello 100m 17.63 Sec; Georgia Samweil Min 42.11 Sec; William Saloumi 80h 15.25 Sec; William MULGRAVE COUNTRY CLUB (J Oulton 12-28, D Stokes 28-22, H Singleton 30-26, P Open Women 20.04 ,J. Baldwin Long Jump Open 200m 39.34 Sec; Natasha Bannon 70m 12.24 Sec; Saloumi Hj 1.28 M; William Saloumi Lj 4.20 M; RVBA: No 1 d Edithvale 99-80 (J.Leitch 21-21, P.Phelan Mahon 20-37). No 6 D7 S7 106 d Beaumaris 82 (J Perkin Women 4.43 ,L. Buttigieg Long Jump Open Women Natasha Bannon 80h 16.83 Sec; Natasha Bannon Tj B U12: Robbie Raines 100m 14.66 Sec; Angus Callister 32-16, D.West 24-21, F.Coull 22-22); No2 d Bentleigh 28-26, R Proctor 23-20, B Pocock 35-19, S Allan 20-17).