Emerald defeats Berwick Springs in second season win

Josh Mackenzie (34 Berwick Springs), Steven Kapahnke (26 Emerald) launch for the ball. Pictures: ROB CAREW. 413413_01

Emerald Football Club’s seniors travelled to Clyde North to meet Berwick Springs for round 9 of the Outer East’s premier division competition.

Sitting comfortably after the first quarter, 17-2, Emerald held the lead throughout the game to walk away with a 21 point win, despite Berwick Springs levelling the scores mid-way through the second term.

Two late goals in the fourth quarter from the home side couldn’t get them back in front but drew the margin in slightly from 33 points.

The final scores, Emerald 73 to Berwick Springs’ 52.

Emerald’s best players included Dale Karacsonyi, Ewan Wadsworth, Jake Cawsey, Benjamin Willder, Mitchell Thomas and Samuel Cannon.

After nine rounds, this was Emerald’s second win for the season, positioning them 10th on the ladder.

Star Mail photographer Rob Carew was on the ground to capture all the action.