Bulldogs celebrate a historic Premiership win
Bridgetown Junior Football Club had a historic win after being named the Year 8/9 Premiers for the first time in 19 years, after a nail-biting Grand Final against Imperials.
With only eight points between the two teams at the Lower South West Junior Football Association Year 8/9 Grand Final at Bridgetown Oval on September 2, the final score was 6.9 (45) to 5.7 (35).
Imperials’ Lachlan Smith scored three goals, Bridgetown’s Harrison Hardey and Rhys Grant scored two-a-piece and Imperials’ Zachary Hall and Deklan Morgan and Bridgetown’s Lewis Richings and Leo Field each scored a goal each.
Bridgetown’s best players were Grant, Griffin Hyde, Brett Davies, Alexander Stuart and Hardey.
Imperials’ best players for the game were Fergus Cullen, Timothy Mayers, Aled Phillips Johns and Hall.
The Year 6/7 Grand Final was a more one-sided affair, with Tigers defeating Kojonup 4.4 (28) to 1.2 (8).
The back-to-back win for the young Tigers was compounded by the three-goal haul from Conor Cole.
Tigers’ Jesse Giles and Kojonup’s William Riley also scored a goal each.
The best players for Tigers were Thomas Walker, Jack Ryan, James Johnston, Blake Johnston and Cole.
Kojonup’s best players in the Grand Final were Justin Pitt, Kayne Wicks, Ashton Gianatti and Isaiah Reid.
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