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EASY A GRADE WIN FOR TORRENS
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Outplaying their opponents in all departments, East Torrens easily defeated Sturt in the premiership game of the A Grade Lacrosse Association. It was the second win for East Torrens, their first being in 1922. *
Of the previous three n-atcuc-s played , between these two te.ims - this se;i«*n, : StJiri have vron ivro. East Torrens (=cored the rirst goal through Gellert, who shot into an open ?oal. Sturt replied quickly, Cjok scoring From a long ehot followicj a r-ass ivom Hosken. ! Symonds was defending wc-Il for Sturt. j QUICK GOALS ; Sturt pressed and Cook passed to Kts tel, who scored their eecocd goal. They j ?ot away again, aud Curtis passed up the ! field to Cook, who in turn passed to Thomas, another goal resultinjr. Curtis was again out of position when War ner scored Torrens' next goal. This was fol lowed by another from Gellert, and then War ner, receiving a free in front, scored again. Torrens were playing better than Sturt at this stage, and A. Hall added another goal for them. At the end of the quarter the scores were:— East Torrsus ? 5 goals Sturt ? 3 goals East Torrens continued to dominate the play in the second quarter, and G. Hall and Gellert both scored goals quickly. Good play by Gellert behind the goal resulted in Warner taking his pass and again scoiing for Torrens. Sturt began to put more Into their play, and Hosken, coming in from centre, scored for them. Haddad followed with another goal. Curtis, Sturt's goalkeeper, wis playing well, and stopped several hot shots brilliantly. Half -tune scores: — East Torrens ? 8 goals Sturt ? 5 coals
Torrens again opened better. Gellert passed to A. Hall, whs scored. They kept on the pressure, and Hall again succeeded. Torrens' forwards were working well, especially Gellert, who was beating Symonds badly. From a beautiful pass by A. Hall. GeUert added another goaL BAD COLLISION Graham and Parsons were knocked cut when they collided, and when the former had to leave the Seld the Sturt goalkeeper (Curtis) was sent off to even the sides. After another goal had been scored for Tor rens by GeUert time was called. Third quarter scores: — East Torrens ? 12 goals Sturt ? 6 goals la the last quarter G. SaU receired a prpat pass from Jeffrey and poaled for Torrc-ns. U this stage Graham and Curtis came back on the field. A. Hall beat Hill badly and ran in to add another goal for East Torrens. Torrens were beating Sturt aU o^er the field, Leing loo fast, and superior in stickwerk. Their back men broke up most attacks by Stun. Daniels, who bad been transferred from War ner to G«llert, was keeping the taller quiet.
but this move hy Stur: was 100 Uic Finai scores :— East Torrens ? t4 ooals Sturt ? 7 soa|K GoaJtkro-.vc-r;.— East Torrtns— Gell^rt -o). A Hall (4), Warner (3). U. Hall (2). Sturt Hnsken and Thomas (each 2). Cook, lladdad. and Kestel. B?st Mayers. — East Torrens — GeUert, A. and O. Hall, Watson, Ellis, and Graham. Stun— mniels. Giffen, KeEtel, Hosken, and Curtis. BRIGHTON SCORES B GRADE An exciting and hard-fought tussle resulted iq Brighton and University scoring four goals each before time was called in the B Grade final. Brighton won by one goal when pla\ was continued for in minutes. Brighton, 5 goals. University, 4 goals. -;oalUirowers.--Brijrht-ju— Jentius . cJ). Cor bett, one knocked in. and McLaughl'.n. Uni versity — West (2), Searcy, and Harry. Best PJayeis. — Brighton — Jenkins. Strolling. Morris, Melbourne, and McLaughliu. Uni versity — West, Tonkin, George.