Three BITS teams into grand final
IT WAS a great day to be a BITS player as all three Saints teams booked grand final berths in the AFL Capricornia junior competition at BITS Oval last Saturday.
The Saints cemented their grand final appearances in all three grades with impressive wins in the under-13, under-15 and under-17 matches.
A seven-goal third quarter onslaught from BITS laid the foundation for their 77 point under-17 win over Brothers, 11.14.80 to 0.3.3.
Brothers came to play in a scrappy first half of football, but couldn't convert on the scoreboard and paid the penalty.
Matt Dickenson proved his value up forward kicking four goals, while Anthony Williams, Jake Mostert and Nick Bull won plenty of possessions. BITS domination of the under -15 competition continued, keeping a good Yeppoon team scoreless in the crushing 89-point win. Only the Saints inaccuracy on the scoreboard, they kicked 12.17, kept the margin under 100 points.
To their credit Yeppoon did give 100% effort, but had no answers to the powerful Saints.
Jordan Lofts with five goals was again a big forward target, while Craig Shipard and Joel Jeffrey were unstoppable around the ground.
The closest game of the day was the under-13 match between BITS and Glenmore.This match was destined to be a beauty and in a skilful, open game of football, it was BITS who won by 24 points, 5.6.36 to 2.0.12.
Daniel Hunt again starred for the Saints alongside Sam Parks, Brodie Murphy and Andrew Cunningham.
For all the beaten teams, they get the double chance in this weekend's preliminary final day at Victoria Park.
Brothers play Yeppoon in the under-17 clash, while Glenmore take on Yeppoon in both the under-15 and under-13 match-ups.