The Under 18’s suffered their first loss of the season after falling 22 points short against Maiden Gully YCW. After kicking the first goal of the game, the Eagles kicked 3 unanswered goals in the remainder of the first half. 2 goals in the third quarter kept us in the hunt, but we couldn’t manage to diminish the deficit in the final quarter. Some positives were taken from the game though, with our pressure and defence showing promise. The Eagles tackling and tenacity around the footy led to sloppy disposal by our boys, which is something that we can work on in the coming weeks. Our best players were Ryan Salvador, Zac Dingwall, Ed Caburnay, and Mitch Gunther.
Final Scores: Pyramid Hill 5.7.37 lost to MGYCW 8.11.59
Goals: Mitch Gunther 2, Ed Caburnay 2, Kobe Schmidt 1.
Brett Hercus Transport Award: Ryan Salvador. Millers Ag Award: Zac Dingwall. Pyramid Bakery Cafe Award: Ed Caburnay. Special Award: Mitch Gunther. Others: Carlos Ly, Matt Farrell, Matt Carroll, Tain Piercy, B. Burke.
The boys had a big challenge on their hands facing the 2nd placed MGYCW Eagles, a task made harder with a few boys out. We started well and it was a real grind and slog throughout the day. Fortunately we really put the foot down in the second half and came away with a 6 goal win. Mitch “ The one inch “ Dingwall and Chris “ Big Boy “ Milroy were awesome up forward and the both slotted 3 goals. Louis “ Vuitton “ Lowndes was moving well up and down the ground all day and is becoming a real focal point for the boys going foward. Sam “ The Parcel “ Mewett was in everything and everywhere and is in rare form. Nato “ Big Dog “ Moon and Tommy “ Pots “ Walker” had great games with big Nato dominating in the ruck and Potsy under his feet all day. Woof Woof #upthe2s.
Final Scores: Pyramid Hill 11.13.79 defeated MGYCW 5.3.33
Goals: Mitch Dingwall 3, Chris Milroy 3, Louis Lowndes 1, Brendan Hancock 1, Ryan Watson 1, Xav Ryan 1, Jack Douch 1.
National Hotel Award: Louis Lowndes. Victoria Hotel Award: Sam Mewett. Good Sports Award: Nick Tanner. BCF Award: Nathan Moon. Others: Tom Walker, Mitch Dingwall, Connor Gibbins, Chris Milroy.
A fantastic 1st quarter set the benchmark and gave the boys the edge required for a great game.. They continued to improve as the game went on longer the game went on and eventually came away with a great 10 goal win. Billy “ The Kid “ Micevski was in mint form all day and slotted a solid 6 goals. Adrian “ The Flying Dutchman “ dominated the aerial contest and gave all the mids a great chance with first use of the ball throughout the day. Young Jimmy Sala and Benny Dalton played their little hearts out and it’s great to see for the clubs future the young pups playing well. Stevie Gunther was all class winning the inside ball then dominating on the outside and is in great form. Gavin “ Ego “ James really stepped up and this would’ve been one of his best games for the year. Woof Woof #upthe1s
Final Scores: Pyramid Hill 17.15.117 defeated MGYCW 8.8.54
Goals: Billy Micevski 6, Braidy Dickens 3, Jack Woodward 2, Steven Gunther 2, Bailey George 2, Gavin James 1, Matthew Klein-Breteler 1.
Victoria Hotel Award; Adrian Holland. National Hotel Award: Billy Micevski. Others: Jimmy Sala, Ben Dalton, Steven Gunther, Gavin James, Michael Bateman, Scott Mann.
NET SET GO GIRLS
The Pyramid NETSETGO girls had the opportunity to be a part of the half time netball activities at the Magpies vs. Fever Netball Match in Bendigo on Saturday. Thank you to Kirsty Twigg for leading their smiling faces onto the court for the half time fun.
Our youngest netballers had a day out against MGYCW. There was some excellent team play which resulted in many opportunities for the goalers, who all managed to shoot some awesome goals. It was great to see Eloise, Margarette and Sophie all shoot very well alongside the great support from their team mates. Keep listening to Coach Lauren and learning all you can little Dogettes! The award went to Delaney Wagner.
It was a sunny day with nice weather as the Pups ran out onto the court to play the Eagles. Each team tried their best throughout the whole match and finished strong in the last quarter. But unfortunately MGYCW dominated in the end. MGYCW 22 df Pyramid Hill 4. The award went to Kaitlin Broad.
The under 15’s girls met their match today against MGYCW. It was a busy and intense first quarter with the Pups finding their feet and goals were scored from each side. The Eagles proved to be the taller side by showing their defending capability against the Pups, but Imogen and Keeley kept their intercepts coming, making sure the girls maintained a lead. On the final siren, the scoreboard was 23 to 23 with the Eagles and Pups having a draw. The awards went to Imogen Broad and Sammi Moon.
The girls took to the court knowing the Eagles would be their toughest game yet. The first half saw both teams neck and neck with excellent pressure from the Dogettes all over the court. MGYCW picked up in the last half, leaving the Pyramid girls down in goaling. The girls came out firing with sheer determination in the last quarter, resulting in an intense, nail biting finish, but the Dogettes just missed out on a win. Best on for the match went to Amy Murfitt and Jordann Broad. MGYCW 42 df Pyramid Hill 39.
The Ressie Girls faced a tough MGYCW side today and they did it with determination and a great attitude. Despite the margin, there were some great passages of play and strong defensive pressure throughout the entire game. The girls enjoyed a bit of a shuffle around the court with Jan promising as a goalie. Regardless of the score, the Ressie girls maintained a strong fight and never dropped their heads. Thanks to Jorja and Ally who also helped us out. Morgan Bellinger took our award this week for her consistency and pressure throughout the entire game. MGYCW 56 df Pyramid Hill 16.
The girls knew it was going to be a tough game against MGYCW. The girls came out strong but found it hard to gain momentum. Hannah and Mikayla had a tough job against tall Eagle defenders while the Pyramid defence, Kel and Jess fought hard for the ball but the Eagles were switched on, barely missing a goal. The girls never gave up and continued to work hard right until the end. Best on went to Coach Kel for her consistent defensive pressure and constant encouragement. MGYCW 50 df Pyramid Hill 17.
On Saturday the Dogettes came up against Maiden Gully Eagles. The Pyramid girls had a change up of positions trying a new goaling combination of Georgia Bartels and Chloe Broderick. The first quarter everyone was adjusting into the new positions on the court seeing only a few goals shot. The second quarter still saw the girls easing into the game but the third quarter was their best quarter in all areas of the court, with the Pyramid shooters outshooting the Eagles. The defence end stood strong and deflected and intercepted multiple passes and the midcourt brought it down the court well. The final quarter saw the girls slow down, with Maiden Gully finishing off their strong game. Best on was given to Chloe Broderick. MGYCW 43 df Pyramid Hill 20.
The A grade Dogettes were excited this week to welcome back the home grown favourite, Megan Gunther, back from injury. Their excitement showed as they outscored the Eagles in the first quarter and the second quarter saw the tall Eagle shooters capitalise, making the most of their scoring opportunities. The last half saw both teams work tirelessly with Lani coming on and the Pyramid girls gave it their all and kept the talk and encouragement up, but were outclassed by a well oiled MGYCW side. The award went to Grace Broderick. Great effort ladies. MGYCW 46 df Pyramid Hill 29.