Lions shocked by impressive Power

Focus: Mirboo North’s Dani Blair looks to defend against Tarwin in Mid Gippsland A Grade netball action on Saturday. photograph supplied



WONTHAGGI caused the upset of the round in Gippsland League A Grade netball.
The Power went into the midseason break on a high after toppling second-placed Moe 54-49.
While the win was creditable enough, it was made all the more meritorious by the fact it was achieved on the road, with Wonthaggi making the hour-long trip to Ted Summerton Reserve.
The win may well prove decisive for the Power, who are fourth on the ladder, but equal on points with Drouin and Traralgon.
The Maroons got up in a close game against
Maffra 38-32 to take their ledger to five wins and four losses.
At the top of the table however, Morwell remains unbeaten and is now two games clear.
The Tigers destroyed Sale in their encounter, winning by 47 goals.
Leongatha won the remaining match, defeating Drouin 50-33.
Round 9 of the Gippsland League will be completed this Saturday, when Bairnsdale and Warragul play a standalone game.
ELSEWHERE, Mirboo North went two points clear at the head of the Mid Gippsland table after a big win over Tarwin, while Toora and Morwell East played out a one-goal thriller, as did Foster and
Woodside is still top in North Gippsland netball, and gave its percentage a decent boost after knocking off TTU with relative ease.
Glengarry is the sole Latrobe Valley-based team in the top five.
The Magpies will look to make further inroads when they return from the bye in a few days’ time.