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Shepparton District Junior Football League youth girls wrap

By Tyler Maher

Shepparton United continues to deal with every challenge thrown its way in the Shepparton District Junior Football League’s youth girls competition.

The Demons sit atop the table after yet another big win, racking up 38 scoring shots to zero against Mooroopna on Sunday.

Only inaccurate kicking from the victors kept the margin down, with United finishing on 11.27 (93) when the final siren sounded.

Kelsey Moylan’s three majors stood out for the Demons, as did the performances of Claire MacGill (two goals), Kate Adams, Aurora Smith and Ruby Davies.

Briannon Moon, Millie Hill, Madison Dowell, Madelyn Andronaco and Stephanie Vakasisikakala battled hard for the Cats.

News photographer Rodney Braithwaite was on hand to capture some of the action.

●Shepparton Notre also had a huge win, defeating Moama 17.15 (117) to 0.1 (1).

Tali Verhoeven (four goals), Shelby Sleeth (three), Hannah Scott and Arnika McGregor (two) dominated for the Bears in attack, while Kayla Smith and Theodora Miaoudis were also impressive.

Leah Sidebottom and Milli Moncrieff worked hard all day for the Magpies.

●Echuca occupies third position on the ladder and got the job done again at the weekend with a 10.6 (66) to 0.1 (1) win against Tatura.

The Murray Bombers were well-served in attack by the performance of Alexis Gregor (three goals), while Madelyn Huismann and Lara Bose nabbed two majors apiece.

Ashleigh Bedwell, Sarah Lange-Richards and Tailah Rennie stood out for the Bulldogs.

●Benalla is on the way up the table after a 15.12 (102) to 1.6 (12) win against the Northern Angels.

Olivia Cicolini booted the Purples’ only goal, with Brooke Monk and Andriana Oliver also battling hard for the home side at Nathalia Recreation Reserve.

●Seymour was also on the winners’ list with a 91-point triumph against Finley.